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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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
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
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
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
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
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 riding in
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
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
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 validation from a
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
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
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
Satellites recently showed that Arctic ice is melting 50% faster than expected, and that sea ice levels are set to hit a record low. Now ice scientist Professor Peter Wadhams has revealed to
The ReWalk is a revolutionary exoskeleton that enables paraplegics to stand, walk, and even climb stairs. Designed by Argo Medical Technologies, the bionic suit enhances simple body movements in
Photo via Shutterstock The idea that China's roads are mostly populated by bicycles is unfortunately a fading concept. In many major Chinese cities, traffic congestion is a massive problem,
Everyone knows that Popeye got his strength from spinach, but a team of researchers at Vanderbilt University believe we harness certain properties from spinach in order to generate electricity.
Europe is a big place and as such, climate change will affect the continent's cities in different ways. For example, if sea levels rise, there is a good chance that Venice will be underwater,
Yesterday UK Prime Minister David Cameron reshuffled his cabinet in the first major restructuring since the coalition Conservative-Lib Dem government came to power in 2010. One of the major
Environmental engineer John Feighery always wanted to be an astronaut, but instead he ended up designing the bathroom for the International Space Station. That project gave him a unique
There has been a general consensus that plant life such as fungi and other biomass would be a key asset in preventing and mitigating climate change effects by storing additional carbon in the
Here at Inhabitat, we're all for recycling. We're even for recycling sewage sludge, which Korean scientists were recently able to turn into biofuel. However, we draw the line at food waste being
A few days ago, we reported how the Wave Glider—a self-propelled, solar and wave-powered robot designed by Liquid Robotics—had been deployed to track great white sharks in the Pacific Ocean.
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has announced that the gray wolf population in Wyoming has recovered to the point where they no longer warrant protection under the Endangered Species Act
A new study from the University of California has revealed that a vast reservoir of methane underneath the Antarctic ice sheet could be unleashed into the atmosphere if the ice melts. The
In June 2011, Google successfully lobbied Nevada legislators to make driverless cars legal on state roads. Now California has followed suit by passing a bill that could make the sunshine state
An engineer from the University of Miami has received $100,000 from NASA to develop a fuel-efficient supersonic aircraft shaped like a ninja star. Working with a team from Florida State
A few months ago we posted "5 Crazy Ways To Stop Climate Change" - a list of geoengineering concepts put forward to stop the planet from warming. One of the ideas was to essentially "wrap
Traditionally, people visit the US Space and Rocket Center to view the massive Saturn V booster rockets and the Space Shuttle. But there's now a new attraction, and one that has set a Guinness
When it comes to climate change, certain groups in the United States are still resistant to the idea despite evidence from the US Military, US Forestry Commission, NASA and assorted independent
A team of researchers at Heriot-Watt University is developing a swarm of intelligent robots that are designed to help save coral reefs around the world, starting with reefs in Scotland. The
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