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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.

25 January 2022

New “bullet” airplane to redefine what it means to fly in a private jet

A new bullet-shaped aircraft might become the next private jet within everyone’s reach. The Celera 500L is a six-person aircraft, capable of flying like a jet, […]
24 January 2022

First Amazon clothing store to open in California

Amazon declared last Thursday that it is planning to open a clothing store in a Southern California mall in late 2022.  The new brick-and-mortar store will […]
21 January 2022

Ever heard of The Goatel? It’s a hotel, with goats

When travelling, most of us can’t do without a hotel. Sure, you can go camping or stay at a hostel, yet after all, hotels are often […]
21 January 2022

Instagram wants influencer followers to start paying for subscriptions

Mark Zuckerberg announced last Wednesday the launch of a test of subscriptions on Instagram. “This will help creators earn more by offering benefits to their most […]
20 January 2022

Several flights to the US suspended over 5G concerns

The imminent deployment of high-speed 5G telecommunications services in the United States (US) led to the suspension of several flights to the country on 18 and […]
20 January 2022

A 68-year-old woman was asked to disembark her flight after removing mask to drink water

A 68-year-old woman sued an airline after the crew kicked her out for removing the mask to drink water. The woman, identified as Medora Clai Reading, […]
20 January 2022

Joshua trees are in serious danger

Recent research conducted by the University of California Riverside (UCR)at Joshua Tree National Park in the San Bernardino Mountains east of Los Angeles found that without […]
18 January 2022

Vandals have permanently damaged some of North America’s oldest surviving rock art

On December 26th, a panel of ancient petroglyphs in the Indian Head area of Big Bend National Park was irreparably damaged when vandals chose to boldly […]
18 January 2022

Leonardo DiCaprio called eco-hypocrite after being spotted on super-polluting yacht

After building a name for himself in the world of climate activism, the Hollywood actor Leonardo DiCaprio has been called “eco-hypocrite” following paparazzi photos which caught […]
17 January 2022

American Airlines passenger storms cockpit and damages flight controls

A man stormed the cockpit of an American Airlines plane damaging flight controls and provoking a delay of eight hours. The incident happened as the passenger […]
17 January 2022

American Airlines asked former Miss Universe to ‘cover-up’

Former Miss Universe Olivia Culpo was asked by American Airlines to put more clothes on shortly before boarding on a flight to Cabo San Lucas, in […]
13 January 2022

CDC advises against traveling on cruises amid Omicron surge

US health authorities have warned people not to travel on cruise ships, even if they have been vaccinated against Covid-19. This is in light of the […]
12 January 2022

Volvo’s self-driving ‘Ride Pilot’ system to be tested in California

The Swedish automaker Volvo Cars reported that in February it will introduce the Ride Pilot unsupervised autonomous driving function. California will be the first location where […]
10 January 2022

US national parks give away 5 days of free admission in 2022

If you’re planning to visit the stunning US national parks in 2022, watch out for the 5 days of free admission that the National Park Service […]
5 January 2022

Climate change satire Don’t Look Up granted a spot on the mainstream narrative

Staring No. 1 film on Netflix for several days in a row, the climate change satire Don’t Look Up has granted a spot on the mainstream […]
4 January 2022

Tower in Denver to have a landscaped rift built into the facade

The Chinese studio MAD Architects has unveiled the design of a residential tower in Colorado with a canyon cutting its shape, which is meant to showcase […]
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