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Mauricio Ruiz is a writer and journalist who has lived in the US, Belgium, Mexico and Norway. His work has appeared in Words Without Borders, CatapultThe CommonThe RumpusElectric LiteratureJMWWRiver TeethLiteral Magazine, among others. He's been shortlisted for the Bridport Prize and Myriad Editions Competition in the UK, as well as the Fish Short Story Prize in Ireland. He has received fellowships from OMI writers (NY), Société des auteurs (Belgium), Jakob Sande (Norway), Can Serrat (Spain), and the Three Seas' Council (Rhodes). His second book, Silencios al sur, was published in early 2017, and his work has partially been translated into Dutch and French. Mauricio Ruiz can be followed on Twitter and Instagram.

19 September 2022

NASA opens bid for two new private astronaut missions to the International Space Station

On Wednesday September 14th, NASA announced that it plans to support two new private astronaut missions in low Earth orbit. Recently, the US space agency asked […]
19 September 2022

Sleep quality is a strong indicator of life expectancy, study finds

The importance of sleep for one’s general health is not news. Getting a good night’s sleep is usually an important factor of how the day is […]
14 September 2022

Death Valley registers hottest September day reaching 52°C

A summer of extremes led to the hottest day in the Death Valley followed by massive floods causing waterfalls. 1. Death Valley The US national park […]
8 September 2022

US Airlines to offer meals and accommodation if flights are canceled

On September 1st, the US Department of Transportation (DOT) launched the implementation of a new dashboard showing the rights each traveler has in case an airline […]
7 September 2022

For €250,000 you could see the Titanic from close

For millionaires who can enjoy unusual expeditions, the ocean is the next frontier. A video released last week by OceanGate Expeditions, an American commercial exploration company, […]
6 September 2022

SpaceX could launch up to 100 missions in 2023

SpaceX aims to complete 100 launch missions by 2023, the company’s CEO Elon Musk announced on Tweeter. SpaceX has already set a previous record in 2022 […]
5 September 2022

‘Quit sending naked pictures!’ Pilot threatens to pull flight after passenger airdrops nude photos to other fliers

The pilot of a Southwest Airlines flight from Houston, Texas, to Cabo San Lucas, Mexico, threatened to deplane after a passenger airdropped a naked picture to […]
12 August 2022

US fuel retailers criticize SAF tax credit

Lawmakers in the Unites States are proposing a tax credit for sustainable aviation fuel (SAF), but fuel retailers are criticizing it, saying SAF is actually less […]
9 August 2022

Visiting the world’s tallest tree to bring jail time and $5,000 fine

The world’s tallest tree, measuring 115.92 metres, is a coast redwood (Sequoia sempervirens) named Hyperion, from the Redwood US National Park. The tree is not on […]
8 August 2022

Virgin Galactic postpones first space tourism flight to spring 2023

Richard Branson’s Virgin Galactic has announced that it’s pushing its first commercial passenger flight to spring 2023. It was originally scheduled for the end of 2022. […]
8 August 2022

James Webb Space Telescope’s stunning photo is now a galactic dress

You can now wear the most detailed image of the universe ever taken. Last July, NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope (JWST) captured the clearest and deepest […]
5 August 2022

Blue Origin successfully completes sixth space tourism mission

Blue Origin’s 6th space tourism mission and 22nd overall flight (NS-22) was just completed successfully. After completion of the Launch Readiness Evaluation in the morning of […]
3 August 2022

Airbus’ Zephyr drone sets new record for the longest unmanned flight

Airbus’ High Altitude Platform Station (HAPS) Zephyr drone has beaten its own record for the longest unmanned flight, hovering over the Sonoran Desert in the United […]
2 August 2022

Blue Origin’s next space tourist flight expected to launch on 4 August

Jeff Bezos’s Blue Origin has announced that its sixth tourist spaceflight, NS-22, will lift off from the launch site next Thursday, Aug. 4. The launch window […]
1 August 2022

New study reveals caves on the Moon where people could potentially live and work

Planetary scientists at UCLA have discovered shady locations within pits on the moon with a temperature that hovers around 63 degrees Fahrenheit, making them ideal base […]
29 July 2022

“The Godfather” mansion is now available on Airbnb

For the celebration of the movie’s 50th anniversary, the owners of the mansion featured in “The Godfather” have put it on Airbnb, to be rented for […]
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