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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Nature Conservancy Builds Huge Artificial Bat Cave in Tennessee to Protect Bats from Disease

Nature Conservancy Builds Huge Artificial Bat Cave in Tennessee to Protect Bats from Disease

Flying Fox Colony Photo via Shutterstock A disease known as white-nose syndrome (WNS) is decimating bat populations in the US, and in an effort to combat the epidemic, The Nature Conservancy

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Earthquake-Proof ‘Wood Luck’ Bed Protects You From Falling Buildings While You Sleep

Earthquake-Proof ‘Wood Luck’ Bed Protects You From Falling Buildings While You Sleep

Many experts suggest that the safest way to ride out an earthquake is to stand in a doorway or hide under a table to protect yourself from falling debris. However a Japanese company, Shinko

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Scientists Predict That Food Riots Will Grip The Planet Within A Year

Scientists Predict That Food Riots Will Grip The Planet Within A Year

A few years ago, Sir John Beddington, the UK government's chief scientific advisor stated that with the world's population growing, food supplies diminishing, and water supplies becoming more

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Russian University Team Edges Closer to Cloning a Woolly Mammoth

Russian University Team Edges Closer to Cloning a Woolly Mammoth

Earlier in the year, we reported that South Korean and Russian scientists were working together to clone a woolly mammoth from bone marrow found in well-preserved remains in the thawed

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DARPA’s Mule-like Robotic Squad Support System (LS3) Can Carry Up To 400 Pounds!

DARPA’s Mule-like Robotic Squad Support System (LS3) Can Carry Up To 400 Pounds!

DARPA are experts as creating robots, such as the Cheetah, which can reportedly run faster than Usain Bolt. This week, the defense research agency unveiled their two robotic 'pack mule'

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Himalayan Sherpas Concerned That Glacial Studies Aren’t Focusing On the Real Threats

Himalayan Sherpas Concerned That Glacial Studies Aren’t Focusing On the Real Threats

Global warming has caused a number of effects on the Himalayan mountain range, such as retreating glaciers and warming temperatures, but the region's Sherpas have said they are angry with

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UK’s National Nuclear Laboratory to Transform Waste Plutonium into Batteries for Spacecraft

UK’s National Nuclear Laboratory to Transform Waste Plutonium into Batteries for Spacecraft

The problem with nuclear energy has always been the radioactive waste that it produces. However the UK's National Nuclear Laboratory has decided to take a large store of waste plutonium at the

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Death Valley is Officially the Hottest Place on Planet Earth!

Death Valley is Officially the Hottest Place on Planet Earth!

This summer saw mercury climb to over 100 degrees in New York City, but even if you thought that was hot, it's nothing compared to the summer of 1913 in Death Valley. According to the World

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Tech Company Intel Predicts Zero-Energy Computing by 2020

Tech Company Intel Predicts Zero-Energy Computing by 2020

Over the years, modern computers and gadgets have required less energy inputs as they have been designed to conserve energy and be more efficient. Now computing firm Intel has announced at the

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Canadian Scientists Use Scotch Tape To Turn Semiconductors into Superconductors

Canadian Scientists Use Scotch Tape To Turn Semiconductors into Superconductors

A team from the University of Toronto has developed a new technique that transforms semiconductors into superconductors using the most simple of products -- Scotch tape. The international team

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216 MPH Electric KillaJoule Motorcycle Shatters World Land Speed Record!

216 MPH Electric KillaJoule Motorcycle Shatters World Land Speed Record!

A graduate student from the University of Denver just shattered a world speed record by hitting an astounding 216 MPH on her home-built “KillaJoule” electric motorcycle during the

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Salton Sea Determined to be the Source of Rotten-Egg Stench Engulfing LA

Salton Sea Determined to be the Source of Rotten-Egg Stench Engulfing LA

If you live in the greater Los Angeles area, you may have noticed a certain foul stench polluting the air over the last few days. There have been concerns over the cause, and the damage that

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Computer Models for Global Warming May be Over-Estimating the Risk Of Drought

Computer Models for Global Warming May be Over-Estimating the Risk Of Drought

One might think that as the planet gets warmer and soil becomes more parched, droughts would become more common. However according to new research from Britain's Centre for Ecology and Hydrology

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Nitsan Debbi Cooks Up a Batch of Gadgets Made From Bread

Nitsan Debbi Cooks Up a Batch of Gadgets Made From Bread

We've featured furniture made from baked goods before, but now Israeli designer Nitsan Debbi has cooked up a batch of working electronic products made of bread! Debbi removed the original

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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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