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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Photo from Shutterstock A new report by MIT researchers suggests that if you run out of drinking water in the woods, all you need to do is to break off a branch from the nearest pine tree.
Researchers from North Carolina State University report that despite the recent increase in electric drive passenger vehicles (EDVs) sales, will not significantly reduce emissions of
Researchers from the International Center of Tropical Agriculture have noticed that the global diet over the past 50 years has come to rely on a few main food types. The crops that have become
Produce Photo from Shutterstock According to the latest issue of the World Bank's quarterly Food Price Watch, the world loses or wastes one-quarter to one-third of all food produced for human
A multinational team of engineers is working on new technology that could allow you to charge your phone on the go without having to plug in. The team has developed a new system for charging
Research from the University of Delaware and Stanford University concludes that offshore wind turbines could have an unexpected benefit alongside their primary goal of generating renewable
Last year, Minnesota professional hockey player Clayton Stoner reportedly shot and killed a young male grizzly bear before skinning him and hacking off his head and paws to mount as trophies.
Apres-ski party anyone? A handy engineer has converted a fully functioning 1966 VW Bus Bulli T1 into a snow-bound DJ machine complete with 1000 watt subwoofer and 2 x 300 watt speakers. Of
WWF and Sony Pictures Entertainment have joined forces to make Spider-Man the first superhero ambassador for Earth Hour. The global grassroots movement organized every year by WWF since 2007
In a recent speech in Indonesia, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said that climate change is "perhaps the world's most fearsome weapon of mass destruction." The speech was a strong counter
US-based wind energy company SheerWind just unveiled the INVELOX - a tunnel-based wind turbine that can produce up to 600% more power than traditional wind turbines. The company states that
GE just developed a brand new refrigerator that uses special magnetic materials to achieve temperatures cold enough to freeze water. The magnetic fridge is estimated to be 20% more efficient
Copenhagen Zoo just drew international outrage after shooting a baby giraffe and then cutting it up in front of a crowd in a bid to prevent 'inbreeding.' According to reports, the animal was
Google has been constructing a mystery barge at an old naval base in the San Francisco Bay for months now. However due to a series of complaints the internet search giant may be forced to move
A team of scientists from the University of Washington (UW) believe that climate change is killing chicks from the world’s largest colony of Magellanic penguins. They suspect that
Since 2007, a team of self-funded volunteers have spent their time designing and building an electric vehicle from scratch. They recently unveiled their project, and not only does it work - it's
A new report, published in Nature Communications, reveals that the ever-increasing air pollution from China and other Asian industrial countries is capable of increasing the power of winter
A research team from Virginia Tech led by Y.H. Percival Zhang just developed a battery that runs on natural sugar that could replace conventional batteries within three years. The sugar battery
A new report from SolarBuzz shows that large-scale solar PV installations in the UK have grown by an incredible 600% during the past 12 months, driving the UK to a record 1.45 GW of new solar PV
Redwood Trees photo from Shutterstock A team of researchers from the University of Melbourne has discovered that old trees are better at storing carbon dioxide than young trees. The study
You'd be mistaken for thinking that due to their size and power, commercial jets would be inefficient when it comes to fuel consumption. However, according to a new report from the University of
Ever since the 'Polar Vortex' hit the East Coast, certain 'fair and balanced' outlets have used it as an excuse to claim that climate change is a made-up liberal conspiracy. In order to tackle
In the United States, two people are killed every day in cycling-related accidents. In a bid to save lives while still encouraging more people to take up two-wheeled transportation, students at
You may have noticed that an increasing number of food trucks are appearing at events, public parks and in city centers across the United States, giving people a wider range of lunch options.
It's well known that having plants in a room can make it more highly oxygenated and more pleasant to work in. But research teams from Norway and America believe that plants are even more
Conservationists say that there are now fewer than 1,000 breeding pairs of barn owls left in the UK after four years of extreme weather such as freezing winters and wet summers. Thousands of the
Life Box is an air-droppable, rapid-response emergency shelter that can be quickly inflated to provide housing for four people. The Red Dot Award-winning shelter contains supplies to provide
"SQUIRREL!" Have you ever wondered why parks and other urban green spaces are filled with squirrels? Well, Etienne Benson, an assistant professor in Penn’s Department of History and Sociology
We are all used to see pictures of Beijing and Shanghai blanked by pollution and smog, but now NASA's Terra satellite has taken pictures of a massive haze that is over 750 miles long and
Yellowstone photo from Shutterstock By now most people know that Yellowstone National Park lies on top of a massive supervolcano which has the potential to unleash a planet-altering eruption.
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