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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.

1 May 2023

NASA to build several bases around the moon for Artemis missions

On Monday April 17th, NASA announced that the agency would likely build several bases around the moon instead of a single Artemis Base Camp at the […]
17 April 2023

Alaska Airlines and Surfrider Foundation partner to protect coasts

Asking your employees to engage in beach clean-ups is one way to increase your green credentials and that is exactly what Alaska Airlines is doing. The […]
17 April 2023

US Library of Congress lists Madonna, Maria Carey and Super Mario as cultural heritage

Madonna’s “Like a Virgin”, Mariah Carey’s seasonal staple “All I Want For Christmas Is You” and Daddy Yankee’s reggaeton blockbuster “Gasolina” are among 25 audio recordings […]
11 April 2023

Younger generations are six times more likely to own solar panels

Younger generations are six times more likely to own solar panels with 29% of millennial homeowners (ages 25-40) reporting to own them as compared to only […]
5 April 2023

NASA announces astronaut crew for first lunar mission in more than 50 years

On Monday April 3rd, NASA and the Canadian Space Agency (CSA) announced the four astronauts who will venture around the Moon on Artemis II, the first […]
4 April 2023

NASA and Boeing foresee launch of Starliner space capsule in July

On Wednesday March 29th, NASA and Boeing announced that the date for the agency’s Boeing Crew Flight Test (CFT) to the International Space Station (ISS) would […]
3 April 2023

US to introduce national no-fly list for abusive passengers

Violent and disorderly passengers could be banned from flying if US lawmakers succeed in passing their no-fly list bill second-time round. Abusive behaviour has exploded in […]
30 March 2023

Almost half of American men are confident they could safely land a plane in an emergency

Although it thankfully does not happen very often, sometimes airplane pilots can become incapacitated during flights. When that happens, the best chance that aircraft has of […]
28 March 2023

Researchers successfully test electric motor drive in passenger hybrid electric plane

The project could lead to significant changes in the aeronautics industry and bring huge benefits to environmental quality. 1. Milestone in aviation Engineering researchers at the […]
21 March 2023

NASA and Axiom Space to launch 3rd private mission to space station in 2023

On Tuesday March 14th, NASA announced that it had signed a mission order with Axiom Space for the third private astronaut mission to the International Space […]
21 March 2023

Melting of large Alaskan Glacier poses serious threat to the US

A detailed “body scan” of Malaspina Glacier, one of Alaska’s most iconic glaciers, revealed that its bulk lies below sea level and is undercut by channels […]
15 March 2023

President Biden pressures airlines to ditch family seating fees

The Biden administration has urged Congress to pass a legislation that would end family seating fees for parents traveling with children under the age of 14. On […]
14 March 2023

Meet punk legends in the flesh at new Las Vegas Punk Rock Museum

It might seem like the opposite of punk attitude to be seen anywhere near a museum, but at a new Punk Rock Museum in Las Vegas, […]
14 March 2023

Cunard announce world cruise for new luxury liner Queen Anne

Cunard’s new cruise liner, the Queen Anne, will make her debut world cruise in 2025. Historic shipping and cruise company Cunard have announced the new liner […]
13 March 2023

Electric high-speed train to connect Las Vegas and Los Angeles by 2027

Brightline West, the United States’ first high-speed rail network, is set to connect Las Vegas and Los Angeles with an estimated length of 218 miles (350 […]
13 March 2023

Tesla’s next generation vehicle will run practically in autonomous mode, says Elon Musk

On Tuesday March 7th, Tesla CEO Elon Musk announced that the next generation of Tesla’s small cars would operate primarily in autonomous mode. Musk argued that […]