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.
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Texas Man Builds Incredible 60-Ton Junk Cathedral from Salvaged Materials – But the City of Austin Wants to Tear it Down
Screenshot from The Junk King by Evan Burns A Texan man named Vince Hannemann has been collecting other people's junk in his backyard since 1989. Over the past several years, he has
UK mobile network provider O2 just announced that they will not be releasing a charger with the new HTC smartphone. Why you ask? Well, their research has revealed that the UK "has more than 100m
Space junk has rapidly become a major problem for the world's space agencies. Decades of satellite launches and missions have left the Earth’s orbit filled with pieces of junk such as fuel
Ever listened to music created by microbes? Well, now you can thanks to scientists from the U.S. Department of Energy’s Argonne National Laboratory. The team, who were looking for patterns in
The University of Sheffield has collaborated with the London College of Fashion and the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) to develop a revolutionary liquid laundry
An alarming new study by the Australian Institute of Marine Science (AIMS) shows that the Great Barrier Reef has lost 50% of its coral cover over the past 27 years. The scientific group have
Honey Bee Photo via Shutterstock Scientists from the UK Universities of Sheffield and Sussex have been collaborating on an ambitious project to produce the first accurate computer models of a
A team of Utah State University researchers have set a land speed record in their class with a dragster powered by cheese! The Aggie A-Salt Streamliner runs on yeast biodiesel derived from the
Adding to the concern over industrial commercial overfishing, researchers from the University of British Columbia have stated that changes in ocean and climate systems could lead to smaller
We've seen many strange geoengineering proposals over the years, but this has to rank as one of the most bizarre - in the Nov. 12 issue of the journal Advances in Space Research, a team from the
Previously we reported on the work of two researchers who recorded the 'sounds of smog' in and around California, but now NASA has successfully recorded the sound of the entire planet! Using
European Space Agency Launches MetOp-B Satellite to Track Climate Change, Deliver Highly Accurate Weather Reports
The European Space Agency (ESA) just launched its second polar-orbiting weather satellite into space. The MetOp-B satellite, which is about the size of a bus, will ensure the continuity of the
In the past we've seen biomimetic wind turbines inspired by whale fins and species of trees, however now designers are looking to extinct animal species to create next-generation turbines.
Dutch architecture firm DUS has developed The KamerMaker (RoomBuilder) - a 3D printer so large that it can create entire rooms! Dubbed by its creators the "world's first movable pavilion," the
Lord Smith, the chairman for the Environment Agency in the UK, paid a visit to Europe's largest Coca-Cola plant this week, and on his tour he underlined the importance of green
Rethink Robotics have created a new android that they believe could stop industrial manufacturing jobs from going overseas. The Boston-based company has created a revolutionary humanoid robot
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The UK's Environmental Audit Committee has released a report titled "Protecting the Arctic" in which Members of Parliament call for a halt on oil drilling in the region until several concerns
A team of scientists from Cambridge University has found a way to print lasers onto virtually any surface using everyday inkjet technology. The UK-based team hopes that their breakthrough will
When it comes to climate change, everyone knows that the US is a deeply divided country -- particularly with respect to the science behind the theory. Despite evidence from multiple independent,
Back in August, the US National Snow and Ice Data Center (NSIDC)) reported that over 900 cubic kilometers of summer sea ice had disappeared from the Arctic ocean over the past year. At the time,
Australian shipbuilder Matt Duncan was so affected by the Japanese earthquake and tsunami that he put his engineering skills to use and designed a Tsunami Survival Pod capable of withstanding
US pharmaceutical company Dow Agrosciences wants to fight superweeds with corn that has been genetically modified to incorporate a component of the Vietnam war defoliant Agent Orange. It is a
The iPhone is undoubtedly a beautiful piece of industrial design - but poll the masses on what happens when you drop one and you'll see thousands of shattered screens. While a shattered phone
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Recent reports have shown that it's possible to power the entire world with wind power, but scientists at Standford University conducted a more focused study that delivered the first-ever
Warp drive - or travel at speeds faster than light - has long been one of the cornerstones of science fiction, however top NASA scientist Dr. Harold "Sonny" White recently stated that "a Star
Construction just began on the The Wallasea Island Wild Coast project, which is set to be Europe's largest man-made nature reserve! The massive scheme currently under construction in Essex, UK,
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