Timon Singh

 

Timon Singh is a graduate of Liverpool University where he received a degree in Social and Economic History.

He is currently an online editor who has previously worked for BBC Magazines and written extensively on a wide range of subjects including cinema, global infrastructure, renewable energy, transportation and even his dog.

He currently resides in Bristol, UK.

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Morocco Plans to Produce 14% of its Energy From Solar Power by 2020

Morocco Plans to Produce 14% of its Energy From Solar Power by 2020

Many countries in the Middle East and North Africa are embracing solar power to take advantage of the copious amount of sunlight they receive. Recently the Moroccan Agency For Solar Energy

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The Solar Kanz Field Power Desk Lets You Work Off-Grid Anywhere!

The Solar Kanz Field Power Desk Lets You Work Off-Grid Anywhere!

Escape the office and break free from the grid with the Kanz Field Power Desk - a compact, mobile, free-standing solar-powered desk that lets you work anywhere you like! The unit comes complete

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Shell’s Arctic Oil Drilling Efforts Halted by Massive Rogue Iceberg

Shell’s Arctic Oil Drilling Efforts Halted by Massive Rogue Iceberg

Iceberg photo via Shutterstock After the Gulf of Mexico disaster revealed the perils of deep water drilling to the public, there was a lot of opposition to similar projects proposed in the

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The Ocean Observatories Initiative Is a “Hubble Telescope for the World’s Oceans”

The Ocean Observatories Initiative Is a “Hubble Telescope for the World’s Oceans”

In order to fully understand the world's oceans a new program called The Ocean Observatories Initiative (OOI) has just been launched. The program will span 25-years and be responsible for

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The USA Is the Only Country Where Climate Scientists Face ‘Organized Harassment’

The USA Is the Only Country Where Climate Scientists Face ‘Organized Harassment’

In the US, climate change has always faced an uphill battle. It was even been the butt of several jokes during the Republican National Convention due to the lack of support and belief that human

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MIT Develops a Way to Magnetically Separate Oil From Water

MIT Develops a Way to Magnetically Separate Oil From Water

In the wake of the Gulf of Mexico oil spill we explored several innovative methods to separate oil from water. Now a team from MIT has developed a new technique for magnetically separating oil

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Honduran Man in Wheelchair Devotes Life to Building Incredible Helicopter From Scrap

Honduran Man in Wheelchair Devotes Life to Building Incredible Helicopter From Scrap

Augustin, a Honduran man who has been confined to a wheelchair by Polio since childhood, has dedicated his life to constructing his own helicopter made entirely from junk. He started the

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Carnegie Institution Study Reveals There is Enough Wind Energy to Power the Entire World

Carnegie Institution Study Reveals There is Enough Wind Energy to Power the Entire World

Californian Wind Farm Photo via Shutterstock A study from Carnegie Institution for Science, led by Kate Marvel of Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory has revealed that there is enough wind

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Gaza’s First Electric Vehicle Built from Recycled Materials For $1,000

Gaza’s First Electric Vehicle Built from Recycled Materials For $1,000

A 32-year-old taxi driver has created Gaza's first electric vehicle in the face of a major fuel crisis. Munther al-Qassas decided that investing in an electric taxi would be cheaper and less

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The Caribbean’s Coral Reefs Could Soon Be Extinct

The Caribbean’s Coral Reefs Could Soon Be Extinct

The International Union for Conservation of Nature has released a report saying that the Caribbean's iconic reefs are in sharp decline, with live coral coverage down to an average of just eight

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Swifty Scooters: Beautiful Hand-Made Adult Kick Scooters Designed for Urban Mobility

Swifty Scooters: Beautiful Hand-Made Adult Kick Scooters Designed for Urban Mobility

A husband and wife team from the UK are the brains behind Swifty Scooters – a range of adult kick scooters that, through innovative design, “demonstrates a 21st century relevance to

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Elektra One Solar Plane Now Comes With its Own Photovoltaic Charging Trailer

Elektra One Solar Plane Now Comes With its Own Photovoltaic Charging Trailer

SolarWorld and PC-Aero's Elektra One Solar Plane harnesses energy from the sun to help it fly with zero-emissions. We covered the maiden flight of the solar plane in the past, and Elektra One

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Finnish Researchers Develop Electricity-Free Computer Powered By Water Droplets

Finnish Researchers Develop Electricity-Free Computer Powered By Water Droplets

Water Droplet photo from Shutterstock A team of Finnish researchers from Aalto University has developed a new concept for computing that doesn't require standard electric power. Instead, the

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Harvard Team Creates Extremely Stretchy Gel To Replace Damaged Cartilage In Joints

Harvard Team Creates Extremely Stretchy Gel To Replace Damaged Cartilage In Joints

A team from Harvard School of Engineering and Applied Sciences (SEAS) have managed to create an extremely tough gel that is capable of being stretched to 21 times its length. It is hoped that

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BMW Guggenheim Lab Creates ‘Dynamic Connections’: A Crowd-Sourced Cycle Map for Berlin Cyclists

BMW Guggenheim Lab Creates ‘Dynamic Connections’: A Crowd-Sourced Cycle Map for Berlin Cyclists

The problem with cycling in a big city is that many maps are outdated, and certain routes aren't exactly 'cyclist-safe'. With this in mind, BMW Guggenheim Lab and Lab City Project have created

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Santa Cruz Team Proposes That Sea Otters Could Help Slow Global Warming

Santa Cruz Team Proposes That Sea Otters Could Help Slow Global Warming

Sea Otter Image via Shutterstock Two researchers from the University of California, Santa Cruz have suggested that sea otters could play a significant role in the fight against global

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British 19-Year-Old Takes Incredible Satellite Pictures Using a £30 Camera and a Helium Balloon.

British 19-Year-Old Takes Incredible Satellite Pictures Using a £30 Camera and a Helium Balloon.

It seems that taking amazing pictures of Earth from space is no longer a task solely for NASA and astronauts on board the International Space Station. A 19-year old teenager in the UK has

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400 Trees Cut Down to Make Way For Space Shuttle Endeavour’s Los Angeles Arrival

400 Trees Cut Down to Make Way For Space Shuttle Endeavour’s Los Angeles Arrival

Ever since the Space Shuttle fleet was retired last year, several spacecraft have gone to new homes for the public to enjoy. Their journeys have often been spectacular, such as the Enterprise

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Rogers Feng’s Human-Powered Refrigeration System Wins US James Dyson Award

Rogers Feng’s Human-Powered Refrigeration System Wins US James Dyson Award

Human-Powered Refrigerator Case A human-powered refrigeration system designed to help in the distribution of vaccines in developing nations has been named the US Winner of the James Dyson

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Powerscape Solar Canopy Provides Power and Shelter in the Desert

Powerscape Solar Canopy Provides Power and Shelter in the Desert

The world's deserts receive a tremendous amount of solar exposure - in fact, it's estimated that if just 0.3% of the Saharan Desert was used for a concentrating solar plant, it would produce

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Frank Gehry Donates $100,000 to SCIARC to Create Architecture Prize

Frank Gehry Donates $100,000 to SCIARC to Create Architecture Prize

Frank Gehry is probably the most well-known living architect in the world and this week further established his legacy with $100,000 donation to the Southern California Institute of Architecture

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US Scientists Develop Technique to Remotely Control Cockroaches

US Scientists Develop Technique to Remotely Control Cockroaches

  A team of researchers from North Carolina State University have developed a technique to remotely control and steer cockroaches via an electronic interface. While at first glance

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Pope Benedict XVI Receives Exclusive All-Electric Popemobile From Renault

Pope Benedict XVI Receives Exclusive All-Electric Popemobile From Renault

Pope Benedict XVI has been dubbed “the green pope” for implementing solar power at the Vatican and making it the “greenest state in the world”, supporting environment causes and

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Astronauts Fix the International Space Station With a Modified Common Toothbrush

Astronauts Fix the International Space Station With a Modified Common Toothbrush

Toothbrush photo from Shutterstock When it comes to sheer ingenuity, you can't beat the geniuses at NASA. After all, these are the people that put the Curiosity Rover on Mars, men on the moon

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DARPA’s Robot Cheetah Can Now Run Faster Than Usain Bolt!

DARPA’s Robot Cheetah Can Now Run Faster Than Usain Bolt!

In March, we reported that Boston Dynamics and Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA)'s Cheetah bot had shattered the world speed record for legged robots with a running speed of 18

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BlackLight’s “Hydrino Theory” (Which Produces Electric Energy From The Conversion of Water To Hydrogen) Validated!

BlackLight’s “Hydrino Theory” (Which Produces Electric Energy From The Conversion of Water To Hydrogen) Validated!

BlackLight’s new “Hydrino theory” process, which directly produces electric energy from the conversion of water vapor to a new, more stable form of hydrogen, has received

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Giant Human Head Sculpture Unveiled On Rio’s Botafogo Beach By Artist Jaume Plensa

Giant Human Head Sculpture Unveiled On Rio’s Botafogo Beach By Artist Jaume Plensa

Rio de Janeiro's famous Botafago beach has a new sculpture attraction in the form of a giant head. The white carving stands 12m (39-foot) tall, and portrays a 14-year old girl’s head with her

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Ale to the Chief! White House Releases President Obama’s Honey Ale Beer Brewing Recipe

Ale to the Chief! White House Releases President Obama’s Honey Ale Beer Brewing Recipe

When it comes to elections, some voters vote for the candidate who they would most like to have a beer with. If that's the case, the 2012 election will be easy to decide - Mitt Romney doesn't

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Benefits of Organic Food Go Beyond Vitamins and Minerals

Benefits of Organic Food Go Beyond Vitamins and Minerals

It makes sense to this writer that organic food is a healthier option than convention produce, which is grown with synthetic pesticides and fertilizers. Take away those harmful chemicals, and

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NASA and Mongabay Create Global Forest Disturbance Alert System to Track Deforestation

NASA and Mongabay Create Global Forest Disturbance Alert System to Track Deforestation

Deforestation Image via Shutterstock A collaboration between NASA researchers at Ames laboratory in California and the environmental news and watchdog site, Mongabay has created a tool that

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