Joined: May 6, 2013
Jake Rossen is a senior staff writer for Mental Floss.
Costco Is Selling a 60,000-Piece Jigsaw Puzzle That’s Nearly 30 Feet Long
What's the Meaning Behind the Metal Stars You Often See on Old Houses?
There’s Never Been a Crash Test Dummy Modeled After a Woman—Until Now
Snubbed: 10 Classic TV Shows That Never Won an Emmy
'The Wire' may be the greatest television series of all time. Emmy voters didn't care.
What's the Difference Between Stuffing and Dressing?
For carbohydrate lovers, nothing completes a Thanksgiving meal quite like stuffing ... or is it dressing? It depends whom you ask.
No ‘Peaky Blinders’? Netflix’s Ad Tier Is Here, But It’s Missing These Popular Shows
Fans of the Shelbys, the Bluths, and Texas football be warned: A dreaded red padlock is popping up on some popular series with the streamer’s new Basic With Ads offering.
What's the Difference Between Memorial Day and Veterans Day?
Both Memorial Day and Veterans Day are meant to celebrate military veterans, but there's one important distinction you should remember.
When Micro Machines Took Off
The thumbnail-sized cars were a hit thanks in large part to John Muschitta Jr., the world's fastest-talking pitchman.
The 15 Best TV Shows to Stream on Amazon's Prime Video Right Now
From 'The Lord of the Rings: The Rings of Power' to 'The Devil's Hour,' Amazon's streaming service has something binge-worthy for every taste.
A Newly Discovered ‘Super Mario Bros.’ Hack Will Have You Reevaluating Your Childhood
A simple two-button trick circulating on TikTok is leaving old-school gamers rattled.
‘Demonic’: Derek the Jackdaw Is Currently Menacing Children in South Yorkshire
The bird’s wild mood swings have some residents living in fear of his winged wrath.
Whales Could Be Eating 10 Million Pieces of Microplastic a Day
The research sheds new light on just how badly microplastic pollution is affecting nature's biggest living creatures.
A Dearth of Darth: The 'Star Wars' Halloween Costume Shortage of 1977
During Halloween '77, dressing up as Chewbacca meant buying a werewolf mask and keeping your yap shut.
7 Common Misconceptions About Drugs
Do bath salts turn you into a cannibal? Can caffeine actually sober you up? We debunk a few misconceptions about drugs.
Why Don't We Have World's Fairs Anymore?
Once celebrated by millions, these events were later derided as "architectural beauty pageants" and have largely fallen out of favor. What happened?