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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.

8 July 2022

Why do some animals live longer than others?

Scientists believe they have found why some animals don’t seem to age. A new study has found that turtles, salamanders and crocodiles age very slowly. Members […]
6 July 2022

6 of the coolest music festivals to attend this Summer

After two years of cancellations, large-scale music festivals around the world are returning in full force as Covid mitigation measures continue to relax. Luckily, in contrast […]
6 July 2022

5 tips to save money at summer festivals

After a couple of years during which our lives were completely taken over by Covid-19, it seems like this summer we’ll be free once again. Free […]
5 July 2022

Space Tourism may have a greater impact on global warming than aviation, study shows

The space tourism industry could have a greater effect on the climate than the aviation industry if left unregulated, a new study published in the journal […]
5 July 2022

5 unexpected places to find solar panels around the world

After the Russian invasion of Ukraine and the subsequent sanctions imposed on Russian companies, many European countries realized it was the time to find a way […]
5 July 2022

Flights will get 50% more expensive, warns Ryanair CEO

Plane tickets have been getting more expensive recently, partly because of the oil crisis brought on by the war in Ukraine and partly because of the […]
5 July 2022

How living on Mars could help us back on Earth

A Chinese spacecraft has photographed the entire surface of Mars. It has sent back China’s first images of Mars’ South Pole, where most of the planet’s […]
5 July 2022

This nuclear-powered flying hotel can host 5,000 people and stay in the air forever

Sky Cruise is the concept of a futuristic hotel powered by nuclear energy that would allegedly end jetlag, motion sickness, and fear of flying. Invented by […]
5 July 2022

Flight delays and cancellations won’t go away any time soon

Last week, US airports faced the largest crowds since the end of 2019. Leading up to the 4th of July weekend, thousands of passengers were confronted […]
4 July 2022

Lufthansa sends apology letter to passengers affected by flight cancellations

The entire aviation industry has been affected by serious cancellations lately. Staff shortages among airlines as well as at airports have led to chaos, while strike […]
4 July 2022

65% of global air travel is set to recover this summer, according to ForwardKeys

A new summer travel outlook report created by ForwardKeys for the World Travel Market (WTM), reveals that in the third quarter of the year, July, August […]
1 July 2022

The strategic connection between Community-Based Tourism and Sustainable Development Goals

1. Beyond preserving culture and wildlife When talking about experiencing the lifestyle of local communities through Community-Based Tourism (CBT) initiatives, the association that automatically arises is […]
1 July 2022

Don’t be a stranger: how online platforms help hotels build relationships with their guests

When global internet platforms disrupt an industry, people often worry that something important is being lost – the personal relationship that can build up between small […]
1 July 2022

How does temperature affect wine taste?

There are factors that may affect the taste of wine but temperature is perhaps one of the most important ones. For example, a bottle of wine […]
30 June 2022

10 most followed Instagram accounts in 2022

Instagram is the easiest way to keep up with celebrities. It brings them closer to their fans and creates a sense of familiarity that was not […]
30 June 2022

Top 10 most expensive cities for expats in 2022

According to new data from Mercer’s 2022 Cost of Living City Ranking, Hong Kong is the most expensive to live in, followed by Zurich and Geneva. […]
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