Engineering / Technology
Flood Maps Can Get Much Sharper With A Little Supercomputing Oomph
This is a calculated flood map for the city of St. Louis. Water depth goes from deep (dark blue) to shallow (white, light blue). Floodwater can come from the Illinois, Upper Mississippi and Missouri rivers, as well as from heavy local precipitation.
IKEA launches new furniture that can wirelessly charge your smartphone!
IKEA just unveiled a new, affordable line of furniture that can wirelessly charge your cellphone. The collection of bedside tables, desks, and lamps are equipped with Qi wireless charging pads that make juicing up your phone as easy as setting it down on the charging surface.