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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Fungus-Infused Superplants Could Survive Forthcoming US Droughts

Fungus-Infused Superplants Could Survive Forthcoming US Droughts

A group of scientists from the University of Washington in Seattle and New Mexico State University believe they have found the key in making plants robust enough to endure extreme drought

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Opensat: South Korean Artist Song Hojun Creates DIY Satellite from Recycled Parts!

Opensat: South Korean Artist Song Hojun Creates DIY Satellite from Recycled Parts!

South Korean artist Song Hojun has created his own DIY satellite from scratch - and he's planning to launch it into space this coming December. Song created the satellite from assorted junk he

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NASA’s New Z-1 Spacesuit Cools Astronauts Using the Same Principle as Sweating

NASA’s New Z-1 Spacesuit Cools Astronauts Using the Same Principle as Sweating

NASA has developed a brand-new spacesuit to replace their current version, which has been in use since 1992. The Z-1 spacesuit is currently a prototype, but it is hoped that it will play a key

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9-Year-Old Boy Raises $3,000 To Save Detroit’s Parks by Selling Lemonade!

9-Year-Old Boy Raises $3,000 To Save Detroit’s Parks by Selling Lemonade!

Joshua Smith is a 9-year-old boy who gets things done. His home city of Detroit is currently suffering from serious financial hardship, preventing it from providing some basic services, like

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Floating Lights Could Illuminate Your House Without The Need For Wires!

Floating Lights Could Illuminate Your House Without The Need For Wires!

Within three years, according to Back To The Future Pt. II, we should have flying cars and hoverboards. We've got a lot of work to do before that becomes a reality, but designer Chris Rieger has

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Mayor of Paris Bans Traffic From the Banks of the River Seine

Mayor of Paris Bans Traffic From the Banks of the River Seine

Ah, Paris: the Eiffel Tower, The Arc de Triomphe, and the appalling traffic jams all throughout the city. However, if Mayor Bertrand Delanoë has anything to say about it, car traffic will

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Korean Scientists Have Made Artificial Skin From ‘Nanohair’ Fibers

Korean Scientists Have Made Artificial Skin From ‘Nanohair’ Fibers

A team of South Korean researchers have created a synthetic equivalent to human skin that is able to detect pressure as well as stresses and forces being applied to it, such as pinching. This

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Obama Administration Fast Tracks 5 Gigawatts Of Renewable Energy Projects

Obama Administration Fast Tracks 5 Gigawatts Of Renewable Energy Projects

It's election year and that can only mean one thing - the standing President doing everything he can to show the country he's the man for a second term. In President Obama's case, he's doing

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APA Architects’ DEFA HQ Design Wins 2012 Green Apple Built Environment and Architectural Heritage Awards

APA Architects’ DEFA HQ Design Wins 2012 Green Apple Built Environment and Architectural Heritage Awards

It is not the first award that the new eco-friendly DEFA headquarters has won. It has already been awarded the 'Excellent' rating by 'BREEAM' for its exemplary design in reducing environmental

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Conergy Completes Massive 1.8 MW Solar Power Farm for Aqua Pennsylvania

Conergy Completes Massive 1.8 MW Solar Power Farm for Aqua Pennsylvania

In April, Aqua Pennsylvania Inc opened the Aqua Pickering Solar Farm at the company' s Pickering water treatment facility. The Conergy-installed 1.8 MW solar electric energy system is the 8th

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The Aston Martin One-77 Bicycle – If James Bond Was A Cyclist, He’d Ride This!

The Aston Martin One-77 Bicycle – If James Bond Was A Cyclist, He’d Ride This!

Aston Martin is famously known for being the sports car of choice for James Bond, but now the carmaker has teamed up with Factor Bikes to create a two-wheeled version of their iconic (and

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+3 Architecture’s One Trinity Green is the UK’s Most Sustainable New Office Building

+3 Architecture’s One Trinity Green is the UK’s Most Sustainable New Office Building

One Trinity Green, a brand new green business centre in Newcastle, UK designed by +3 Architecture, has won the prestigious Building Research Establishment Environmental Assessment Method

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Natural CO2 Funnels Suck Harmful Emissions Deep Under the Southern Ocean

Natural CO2 Funnels Suck Harmful Emissions Deep Under the Southern Ocean

Scientists have long thought that the the world's oceans play a key part in reducing the amount of carbon in the atmosphere, but a team of British and Australian scientists recently discovered

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Is DEFRA Not Doing Enough to Battle Bee-Killing Pesticides In the UK?

Is DEFRA Not Doing Enough to Battle Bee-Killing Pesticides In the UK?

It has long been theorized that the use of certain pesticides has contributed to the declining bee population around the world. In order to counter and further prevent the detrimental effect to

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350.org Founder Bill McKibben Presents Terrifying New Climate Change Statistics

350.org Founder Bill McKibben Presents Terrifying New Climate Change Statistics

In the August 2012 issue of Rolling Stone magazine is one of the most alarming and terrifying articles on climate change that you will ever read. Titled “Global Warming’s Terrifying

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How Green Is The Thomas Heatherwick-Designed 2012 Olympic Cauldron?

How Green Is The Thomas Heatherwick-Designed 2012 Olympic Cauldron?

The opening ceremony for the London 2012 Olympic Games had many highlights, culminating in the lighting of the Thomas Heatherwick-designed Olympic Cauldron. A major aim of the Olympic committee

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HOW TO: Make Your Own LED Etch-A-Sketch (Some Technical Know-How Required!)

HOW TO: Make Your Own LED Etch-A-Sketch (Some Technical Know-How Required!)

Everyone loves an Etch-A-Sketch, but a materials scientist/electrical engineer has gone one further and created a LED version of the popular toy. He has provided full instructions, which can

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Dutch Scientists Create Self-Healing Nano Coating That Could Keep Your Car Permanently Clean!

Dutch Scientists Create Self-Healing Nano Coating That Could Keep Your Car Permanently Clean!

Hydrophobic surface photo from Shutterstock A team of scientists from the Eindhoven University of Technology have developed a coating with a surface that repairs itself after damage. Based

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LEED-Certified Buildings Now Cover Two Billion Square Feet Worldwide

LEED-Certified Buildings Now Cover Two Billion Square Feet Worldwide

The US Green Building Council (USGBC) has announced that the total global footprint of commercial projects certified under its LEED Green Building program has now surpassed a staggering two

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Seven Vertical Axis Wind Turbines Added To London’s 2012 Olympic Park

Seven Vertical Axis Wind Turbines Added To London’s 2012 Olympic Park

The Olympic Delivery Authority has installed vertical axis wind turbines in London's Olympic Park after plans to place a single, giant wind turbine fell through. The London 2012 Olympic Games

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Siemens Creates the World’s Largest Turbine Blades for New UK Wind Farm!

Siemens Creates the World’s Largest Turbine Blades for New UK Wind Farm!

Wind farms installed at sea reportedly generate 40% more energy than those on land, and with that in mind, Siemens is currently constructing the world's largest wind turbines blades in order to

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European Team Develop Solar-Powered, Low-Cost Desalination System

European Team Develop Solar-Powered, Low-Cost Desalination System

Many countries in the Middle East have been researching desalination -- the process of removing salt from sea water so it is fit to drink. It makes sense especially in hot, dry countries where

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South Korea To Restart Old, Faulty Nuclear Reactor Despite Protests

South Korea To Restart Old, Faulty Nuclear Reactor Despite Protests

It seems many countries in Asia are making dramatic U-turns when it comes to nuclear energy. News just broke that South Korea is about to restart Kori-1, the country's oldest nuclear reactor,

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NREL Report Shows Existing Solar Technology Could Power the Entire US!

NREL Report Shows Existing Solar Technology Could Power the Entire US!

A new study from the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) states that the US has the technology and the solar capacity to power every home across the states with energy from the sun!

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Gold-Infused Lithium-Ion Batteries Could Increase EV Battery Range

Gold-Infused Lithium-Ion Batteries Could Increase EV Battery Range

Scientists from the University of Saint Andrews in Scotland recently made a breakthrough in the production of EV lithium-ion batteries by adding gold to the mix. The team previously discovered

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London 2012 Olympic Games Serviced By Green Vehicle Fleet

London 2012 Olympic Games Serviced By Green Vehicle Fleet

The London 2012 Olympic Games has labelled itself as the 'Green Olympics', and although it has failed to be so in several aspects, it has succeeded in terms of transportation with its fleet of

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Florida Eco-Village Will Be the First Affordable Net-Zero Townhome Development in the US

Florida Eco-Village Will Be the First Affordable Net-Zero Townhome Development in the US

An innovative housing development is set to get underway in Dunedin, Florida that will see the creation of the first affordable LEED Certified Net Zero Energy townhome development in the US. The

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Exxon Valdez Tanker To Be Broken Up And Recycled As Scrap in India

Exxon Valdez Tanker To Be Broken Up And Recycled As Scrap in India

Oil Tanker Photo from Shutterstock The Exxon Valdez, the tanker that was responsible for the world's worst oil spill (until the explosion of the Deepwater Horizon in the Gulf of Mexico in

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nPower PEG Allows Crisis Mappers to Report in Real Time Using Kinetic Energy

nPower PEG Allows Crisis Mappers to Report in Real Time Using Kinetic Energy

The nPower PEG (Personal Energy Generator) has been described as the “world’s first passive kinetic energy charger.” It harvests kinetic energy from walking, running, or biking and uses it

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