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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Coal photo from Shutterstock By now, Inhabitat readers know that 'clean coal' is a contradiction of terms. However, as part of President Obama's new energy initiative, the U.S. Department of
The German Research Center for Artificial Intelligence has created a robotic system based on an ape that aims to improve the locomotion and mobility characteristics of robots. It is the latest
Incat Crowther and Marine Engineering Consultants (MEC) recently announced plans to construct a 24 meter long-range Catamaran Patrol Vessel that will be used to protect the Great Barrier Reef
Photo via Shutterstock Singapore has been blanked by a thick layer of smog, which could last for weeks, due to record high levels of air pollution and forest fires started by land-clearing
Bosch Automotive Service Solutions and the Evatran Group are developing a wireless electric vehicle charging system that could become the first commercially available system of its kind in the
It has long been theorized that the best way to harness the sun's energy is to launch solar power systems into orbit. This week, the National Space Society (NSS) announced a new international
Graphic designer Nelson Minar has created a stunning map that shows every single river in the United States. All the water channels look like a network of veins and arteries that reach almost
A team of scientists from Australia's University of Wollongong have developed a way to turn sea water into hydrogen in order to produce a virtually unlimited clean energy source. They believe
Photo via Shutterstock Rainforest Connection is an online system that was developed to inform park rangers protecting rainforests of illegal deforestation activities. The platform fits
It's hard to keep track of all the greenhouse gases that are steadily collecting in the atmosphere - from auto emissions and coal plants to methane emissions from cattle and landfills.
Welder Scott Parenteau has created a gigantic geodesic dome that walks about on 12 creepy crab-like legs! Parenteau's spider-like "Walking Pod" is powered by a wind turbine and a roof-mounted
Everyone should recycle their cans - but we never thought we'd see a working roller coaster made entirely from packaged food products! Designed and built by a team called “Thinking Outside of
Photo via Shutterstock With ambitious long-term energy goals, US Navy is at the forefront of alternative energy use and energy efficiency. Now, the Energy Department’s National Renewable
Japan is working on a blazing fast 310 mph maglev "floating" train - and the latest prototype just hit the tracks for testing! This week Central Japan Railway Co. (JR Central) unveiled the
Walt Disney Concert Hall photo from Shutterstock By 2020 Los Angeles could have the second largest subway system in the US, after New York. While this is fantastic news for residents and
Photo via Shutterstock The African Development Bank just announced that private investors have raised enough funds to add a whopping 1.1GW of wind power to Africa's grid. Currently wind power
This weekend, the sixth installment of the ever-popular Fast and Furious franchise roared into US cinemas with its box office-winning combination of fast cars, big biceps and simmering
The National Weather Service just gave the tornado that struck Oklahoma this week its highest rating of EF-5 due to its high wind speed and the breadth and severity of damage. Several
A group of Rice University mechanical engineering students recently created a pair of energy-generating shoes that are able to create and store electricity with every step. The team's kinetic
Photo via Shutterstock A team of Norwegian research scientists has unveiled a concept that could store energy on the seabed. Conceived by Subhydro AS, the underwater pumped hydroelectric
A team from the U.S. Naval Research Laboratory (NRL) have broken their own record after flying their hydrogen fuel cell powered-Ion Tiger UAV for an astonishing 48 hours and 1 minute last month.
Alternative energy company Urban Green Energy (UGE) has announced the launch of its new vertical axis wind turbine, the VisionAIR. The turbine was the result of over a year of dedicated testing
Naki'o, a mixed breed dog from Nebraska, has become the first dog fitted with four prosthetic limbs. This achievement was accomplished by US company Orthopets, which specializes in artificial
London photo from Shutterstock Thames Water, the company that provides drinking water for the city of London, has unveiled a new long-term strategy that will recycle sewage to provide
Seahorse photo from Shutterstock A team from the University of California, San Diego has taken inspiration from the tails of seahorses to create a new flexible material that could have a wide
NASA's Cassini spacecraft has taken astounding photos of a behemoth hurricane swirling around Saturn's north pole. According to NASA, the hurricane, which has been nicknamed 'The Rose', has an
Sir Richard Branson's Virgin Galactic - the world’s first commercial spaceline - just announced that its SpaceShipTwo (SS2) successfully conducted its first rocket-powered flight. The test,
Photo via Shutterstock In 2009, Inhabitat reported that Helius Energy was teaming up with the Rothes consortium of whisky and scotch companies to create a biomass power plant fueled by
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