Here’s a free piece of advice should you ever find yourself waiting for the first train to roll into a station after a heavy snowfall: Stand as far away from the tracks as possible, assuming you don’t want to get blasted with a massive shitstorm of snow.
The huge storm pretty much missed the greater New York City area last night and things turned out to be much less serious on the ground than preached on the airwaves. So here's a guy pulling some sweet T-T-T-Tokyo Dorifto action behind a live news report.
This week's East Coast blizzard that shuttered airports and trapped subway riders was just the latest in a long technological battle by modern cities against snow, as the National Snow and Ice Data Center reminds us. — Ed.
Although Henry Ford's 1901 race is touted by Ford for its importance, it wasn't actually the first American car race. That actually occured 115 years ago today in Illinois — in the middle of a blizzard.