Strange BUT TRUE

• Artist Salvador Dali believed he was the reincarnation of his dead brother, also named Salvador, who died almost 9 months to the day before Dali was born. • Forget flowers and candy — in Fiji, a tradition known as “tabuas” is the practice of giving a woman a tooth from a sperm whale as the ultimate token of love […]

Trivia test

1. GEOGRAPHY: What was the former name of the Hawaiian Islands? 2. MOVIES Which Elvis Presley movie features the theme song “Can’t Help Falling in Love”? 3. GENERAL KNOWLEDGE: What color is fuchsia? 4. TELEVISION: What was the real name of the Skipper’s character on “Gilligan’s Island”? 5. GEOLOGY: What kind of rock is sandstone? 6. FOOD & DRINK: Which […]

Now here’s a tip!

• Items in the freezer are more likely to get freezer burn if there’s water present, so make sure you pat down or otherwise carefully drain meats, fruits and veggies before popping them in the freezer. • “Nothing is more soothing — and delicious — than plain yogurt on a sunburn. Slather it on thickly to sunburned skin, wait for […]



THE BOLD AND THE BEAUTIFUL — On Monday, in an episode that originally aired August 13, 2014, Hope is finally persuaded by Wyatt to take a chance on marriage to him. It’s such a momentous occasion that they travel to Monte Carlo to exchange vows. On Tuesday, in an episode that originally aired August 12, 2015, Bold and Beautiful celebrates […]

Routines are out of sync

Senior News

The new ways we shop for groceries is only the tip of the iceberg this year. Thanks to the coronavirus, there are a number of other things we will likely end up doing in a different way. Many of us have put aside one item on our annual to-do list: filing our taxes. The tax due date was pushed back […]

Moments in time

• On July 4, 1776, in Philadelphia, the Continental Congress adopts the Declaration of Independence, which proclaims the independence of a new United States of America from Great Britain. The declaration came 442 days after the first shots of the American Revolution. • On July 3, 1958, President Dwight Eisenhower signs the Rivers and Harbors Flood Control Bill, which allocates […]

Bible trivia

— 1. Is the book of Exodus in the Old or New Testament or neither? 2. From Esther 7, who met his death on gallows that he built for another man? Herod, Haman, Jehu, Ezekiel 3. In Matthew 14, who tried to walk on water but began to sink? Thomas, Paul, Peter, John 4. Which of these cities was destroyed […]

The Newsday Crossword

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Dealer not to blame for driveway oil spot

Car Talk

Dear Car Talk: I purchased a brand-new 2019 RAM 1500 “Classic” with the 5.7 Hemi last year. I recently took it to the dealer for its first oil change. The next morning, I noticed a very fresh oil spot on my driveway. I’d estimate a little over 2 inches in diameter. It was fresh and wet. I immediately panicked and […]

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