Jake Rossen

Jake Rossen is a senior staff writer for Mental Floss. 

10 Frank Facts About the Wienermobile
7 Fun Facts About Cards Against Humanity
Mystery Solved: Scientists Have Figured Out Why Some Squirrels Are Black
J.D. Salinger's Books Are Finally Coming to E-Readers
11 Everyday Tasks That Are Tricky for Left Handers
12 Facts About Woodstock For Its 50th Anniversary
14 Things You Might Not Know About Costco
Why Do Cats Eat Grass? Scientists Might Have Figured It Out
10 Facts About Alcatraz
Why Do Chimpanzees Throw Poop?
A Hazardous History of the Slip 'N Slide
You Can Now Enjoy a Vodka Made in the Chernobyl Exclusion Zone … If You Dare
Campsite Killer: The Unsolved Mystery of the Lake Bodom Murders
11 Fascinating Facts About Sam Elliott
12 Fascinating Facts About Barnes & Noble
The Sopranos Is Getting Its Own Fan Convention in New Jersey
General Mills' Box Tops for Education Program Is Going Digital
Who Invented the Cardboard Box?
Tiny Toiletries Are Starting to Check Out of Hotel Chains
The CDC Warns That Just Touching Contaminated Pig Ear Dog Treats Can Make Humans Sick
12 Secrets of Roller Coaster Designers
Reality Bites: A Humongous Tick That Chases Its Prey Has Been Found in the Netherlands
Equifax Might Owe You Money for the 2017 Data Breach. Here's How to Find Out How Much
5 Expert Tips for Surviving a Shark Attack
A Rediscovered Erotic Poem Might Indicate the Middle Ages Were Sexier Than We Thought
5 of History's Biggest Dogs
What You Should Know About the Capital One Hack Affecting 100 Million People
7 Sweet Facts About Candy Land
Report: American Beaches Are Brimming With Bacteria
The Bizarre Tale of the Orca II, the Stunt Boat from Jaws
A Massachusetts Tree Is Live-Tweeting Its Perspective on Climate Change
Comic Books vs. Graphic Novels: What's the Difference?
Reconstructing History: Anna Coleman Ladd, the Mask Artist of World War I
Pampers Is Introducing Smart Diapers That Monitor Pee Status
Declawing Cats Could Soon Be Illegal in Massachusetts
Waze Users Can Now Get Their Driving Directions from Cookie Monster
What Is the Difference Between Heat Exhaustion and Heatstroke
5 Painless Facts About Operation
The Long Stride of Tony Little, Infomercial Titan
You Can Get a Passport in 24 Hours—Here's How
Why Are There 10 Hot Dogs to a Pack But Only 8 Buns?
What You Should Know About Necrotizing Fasciitis, the 'Flesh-Eating' Infection
11 Things You Might Not Know About Neil Armstrong
AT&T Is Now Blocking Robocalls by Default, a First for Cell Phone Providers
A Pair of Dutch World War II Shipwrecks Have Disappeared Off the Coast of Malaysia
A Simple Way to Cure Brain Freeze Quickly
Why You Should Be Reading 15 Pages a Day
Ice Cream Lickers Are Prompting Grocery Stores to Fight Back
Canned Aquafina Water May Be Coming to a Store Near You
10 Examples of the Mandela Effect


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