Thursday: Sunshine and clouds mixed. High 22. Winds W at 10 to 20 mph. Thursday night: Mainly clear. Low 8. Winds WNW at 10 to 15 mph.
EVENT OF THE DAY: Human Plus: Real Lives + Real Engineering
In the interactive exhibit Human Plus: Real Lives + Real Engineering at the New York Hall of Science, visitors can create and explore a range of high and low tech tools that extend human abilities. The exhibit features a simulated downhill mono-ski course; a DJ station built out of a wheelchair and controlled by the wheels; a touch panel that translates music into vibrations; a hands-free computer mouse, controlled through slight movements of the head, that allows the guest to type messages, edit photos or watch videos; and a neuroprosthetic limb that can be controlled by a person’s thoughts. Free with museum admission. The New York Hall of Science is located at 47-01 111th Street, Corona.
Two-alarm fire breaks out at DOT garage in Forest Hills
A two-alarm blaze broke out at a Department of Transportation garage in Forest Hills early Thursday morning, the FDNY said. Read more: The Queens Courier
Less than half show up for school day after snowstorm
It’s was a tale of two cities — half the kids went to school and the other half didn’t. Read more: New York Post
Mayor de Blasio: ‘More could have been done’ on Upper East Side snow
The winter storm dumped not only snow, but also a swirling controversy as many ask if the man elected mayor of New York City is treating the boroughs equally by plowing some less than others? Read more: ABC New York
Republicans, Dolan blast Cuomo for remarks about ‘extreme conservatives’
High-profile Republicans and Cardinal Timothy Dolan are among those calling for Governor Andrew Cuomo to apologize for “divisive” comments about “extreme conservatives.” Read more: CBS New York/AP
Snowstorm gives MetLife Stadium dress rehearsal
The NFL and personnel at MetLife Stadium had a Super Bowl pop quiz on snow removal less than two weeks before the title game between the Denver Broncos and Seattle Seahawks. Read more: NBC New York