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.

www.timonsingh.co.uk

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Ultra-Slim, Flexible Willow Glass Could Revolutionize Electronics

Ultra-Slim, Flexible Willow Glass Could Revolutionize Electronics

New York-based company Corning Incorporated -- a company known for its vision of a world made almost entirely of glass -- has announced the launch of its latest product: Willow Glass, an

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The Canadian Government Ruthlessly Works Out the Cost of a Polar Bear

The Canadian Government Ruthlessly Works Out the Cost of a Polar Bear

The polar bear is the largest land predator on the planet. Its sheer size, power, grace, cuteness (when young) and its endangered status has made it an emblem of the environmental movement and a

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York Scientists to Fit 1,000 Ants with Radio Receivers to Learn How They Travel and Communicate

York Scientists to Fit 1,000 Ants with Radio Receivers to Learn How They Travel and Communicate

Researchers from the University of York are fitting 1,000 northern hairy wood ants with tiny radio receivers in order to learn how they communicate and travel between their complex nests. The

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Stunning Map Details Every Hurricane and Tropical Storm for the Past 150 Years

Stunning Map Details Every Hurricane and Tropical Storm for the Past 150 Years

With Hurricane Issac now in the Gulf of Mexico, John Nelson—a user experience and mapping manager for data visualization company IDV Solutions—has released this stunning map that shows every

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This Mechanical Robot Is Made Completely From Paper (And A Few Rubber Bands)

This Mechanical Robot Is Made Completely From Paper (And A Few Rubber Bands)

Robots don't grow on trees, but as one Japanese designer has proven, they can be made from trees. The artist known as Kikousya has designed and built the Mechanical Paper Robot from wood pulp,

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CSA’s Disease-Detecting Microflow is a Real-Life Star Trek Medical Tricorder

CSA’s Disease-Detecting Microflow is a Real-Life Star Trek Medical Tricorder

Anyone who's ever seen an episode of Star Trek knows that when a crew member is ill, Dr. McCoy is able to use his medical tricorder to scan the patient and diagnose diseases or collect bodily

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LiftPort Group Launches Kickstarter to Build a Space Elevator on the Moon

LiftPort Group Launches Kickstarter to Build a Space Elevator on the Moon

At Inhabitat we've seen several stories about planned space elevators, but this is the first time we've heard about one that could actually come to fruition using the technology we have

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West African Forests Capture More Carbon Despite Drought

West African Forests Capture More Carbon Despite Drought

A research project headed by a joint team of UK and Ghanaian scientists has led to the discovery that the carbon storage capacity of protected forests in West Africa has increased, despite the

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NASA To Power New Fleet of Satellites With Android Smartphones

NASA To Power New Fleet of Satellites With Android Smartphones

Just how smart are smartphones becoming? A team of scientists at NASA’s Ames Research center in California are currently working on a fleet of miniature satellites that are powered by Android

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Harvard Stores 70 Billion Books in Record Breaking DNA Bio-Library the Size of a Thumbnail

Harvard Stores 70 Billion Books in Record Breaking DNA Bio-Library the Size of a Thumbnail

DNA photo from Shutterstock A team from Harvard University's Wyss Institute for Biologically Inspired Engineering has discovered a way to store 70 billion books in a space the size of your

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IBM Sets New World Record For Photovoltaic Cell Efficiency

IBM Sets New World Record For Photovoltaic Cell Efficiency

Working together with Solar Frontier, Tokyo Ohka Kogyo (TOK) and DelSolar, IBM's Materials Science team has developed an efficient and affordable PV cell made of abundant natural materials—and

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Minivelo: Man Rides the World’s Tiniest Bike!

Minivelo: Man Rides the World’s Tiniest Bike!

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SSkBRskWdzs A video has been posted on YouTube of a man riding what appears to be a fully working bicycle... apart from the fact it could probably fit in the

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Heat-Proof Camouflage Make-Up Could Protect Soldiers and Firefighters From Explosions and Flames

Heat-Proof Camouflage Make-Up Could Protect Soldiers and Firefighters From Explosions and Flames

A team from the University of Southern Mississippi has developed a form of camouflage face makeup that not only prevents soldiers from being seen by the enemy, but also shields their faces from

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Purdue Uni Developing Early Warning System For Solar Storms By Measuring Radiation Decay

Purdue Uni Developing Early Warning System For Solar Storms By Measuring Radiation Decay

A team of scientists from Purdue University say they may have discovered a new method to predict solar flares more than a day before they occur. This would not only provide advance warning to

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Iloilo City Hall is the Visayas Islands’ First Green Building

Iloilo City Hall is the Visayas Islands’ First Green Building

Photo by Judy Rose Sayson The Visayas Islands in the Philippines are gradually embracing renewable energy, and the capital city has just inaugurated its first green building - Iloilo City

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Vote Wall-E Into Carnegie Mellon University’s Robot Hall of Fame!

Vote Wall-E Into Carnegie Mellon University’s Robot Hall of Fame!

Everyone has heard of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, but did you know that there was a Robot Hall of Fame? Founded in 2003 at Carnegie Mellon University, the Robot Hall of Fame was created to

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Iceland Generates 99.5% of its Energy From Renewable Sources

Iceland Generates 99.5% of its Energy From Renewable Sources

Iceland is not a large country and it only has a population of around 330,000 -- but it does have plenty of geothermal and hydro-electric sources. In fact according to a recent TreeHugger

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Hawaii-Based Engineer Develops a Laser Powered by Tropical Fruit

Hawaii-Based Engineer Develops a Laser Powered by Tropical Fruit

Ryan K, a member of the Maui Makers hackerspace, has developed a laser powered by one of the strangest renewable power sources ever: tropical fruit! To be more specific, the power source is the

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Israeli Theme Park Kfar Kedem Equips Donkeys With WiFi

Israeli Theme Park Kfar Kedem Equips Donkeys With WiFi

Donkey Photo from Shutterstock The Kfar Kedem theme park in Hashaya, Israel is a biblical tourist attraction that aims to simulate life in ancient Galilee in which visitors experience what

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UK Scientists Suggest ‘Cloud Brightening’ Could Reduce the Severity of Hurricanes

UK Scientists Suggest ‘Cloud Brightening’ Could Reduce the Severity of Hurricanes

As Hurricane Isaac approaches the Caribbean and is set to continue into the Gulf of Mexico, a team of British scientists from the University of Leeds has proposed that Marine Cloud Brightening

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OSU’s New Microbial Fuel Cell Can Generate 10-50 Times More Power From Wastewater

OSU’s New Microbial Fuel Cell Can Generate 10-50 Times More Power From Wastewater

A team of engineers from Oregon State University has developed a breakthrough microbial fuel cell that is capable of generating 10 to 50 times more electricity from waste than other MFCs. The

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Arctic Sea Ice to Hit Record Low This Month According to US National Snow and Ice Data Center Reports

Arctic Sea Ice to Hit Record Low This Month According to US National Snow and Ice Data Center Reports

Last week we reported that The European Space Agency’s CryoSat 2 probe had completed its 18-month-long mission and revealed that over 900 cubic kilometers of summer sea ice had disappeared

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FedEx Announces Plan to Cut CO2 Emissions by 50%

FedEx Announces Plan to Cut CO2 Emissions by 50%

Over the years, global logistics company FedEx has been doing everything it can to reduce the carbon emissions of its massive fleet. The company has done everything from implementing carbon

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Bike Nation and the City of Long Beach Unite to Launch Large-Scale Bike-Sharing Program

Bike Nation and the City of Long Beach Unite to Launch Large-Scale Bike-Sharing Program

Bike Nation just announced plans to work with the City of Long Beach to launch a new bike-sharing program in what has been dubbed "America’s Most Bicycle-Friendly City". The privately-funded

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Los Angeles Cuts Vehicle Pollution By A Massive 98% Since 1960!

Los Angeles Cuts Vehicle Pollution By A Massive 98% Since 1960!

Bart Everett / Shutterstock.com Los Angeles can be a pedestrian's nightmare with its sprawling highways and eternal traffic jams. But if you think it's bad today, think about what it must

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Japanese Fish Show Record Levels of Radiation From Fukushima Nuclear Disaster

Japanese Fish Show Record Levels of Radiation From Fukushima Nuclear Disaster

Greenling Fish Photo from Shutterstock Inhabitat has reported on the many effects of the Fukushima nuclear disaster on the surrounding environment - from mutated butterflies to alien species

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UK’s First Hydrogen-Powered Locomotive Built by University of Birmingham Students

UK’s First Hydrogen-Powered Locomotive Built by University of Birmingham Students

A team of engineering students and staff from the University of Birmingham have designed and built the UK's first hydrogen-powered locomotive. The hybrid vehicle utilizes both a hydrogen fuel

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Eco-Clothing Firm Rapanui Throws Weatherman Michael Fish Off A Tower To Raise Climate Change Awareness

Eco-Clothing Firm Rapanui Throws Weatherman Michael Fish Off A Tower To Raise Climate Change Awareness

Eco-clothing firm Rapanui has teamed up with infamous British weatherman Michael Fish to raise awareness about climate change. How you ask? Well, the award-winning firm has decided to get the

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Building-Integrated Photovoltaics Market Projected to Quadruple to $2.4 billion By 2017

Building-Integrated Photovoltaics Market Projected to Quadruple to $2.4 billion By 2017

Building Integrated Photovoltaics photo from Shutterstock The solar energy sector has had some ups and downs lately, but it looks like the future is bright for building-integrated

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Shanghai is the Most Vulnerable Major City in the World To Serious Flooding

Shanghai is the Most Vulnerable Major City in the World To Serious Flooding

Photo via Shutterstock A joint report from University of Leed's School of Civil Engineering and Dutch authorities reveals that in a new study of nine coastal cities around the world, Shanghai

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