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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.

11 May 2022

Blue Origin announces crew for next space tourism launch

Blue Origin has unveiled the crew for its upcoming NS-21 mission, the fifth human flight in the New Shepard program and the 21st in the company’s […]
11 May 2022

The good and the bad of Telling Stories

Telling stories is good and bad, desirable and deplorable. We will start with the bad. Greenwashing is bad story telling. When we accuse a child of […]
11 May 2022

What day of the week is best to take off?

Our society is one focused on work. In order to be able to afford something, we need money, and therefore we need a job. It might […]
11 May 2022

Did you know these low-cost ovens made with mirrors produce no carbon emissions?

Solar cookers use mirrors to concentrate the sun’s energy. To cook food they work even under slightly overcast skies. Solar cookers are cheap and they eliminate […]
10 May 2022

What’s a honeymoon renewal and why is it trending?

Let’s be honest. When planning a wedding, promising our love for each other is – of course – the most important part to think about. It’s […]
9 May 2022

Interrail releases half-price passes to celebrate its 50th anniversary

Since 1972, the Interrail Pass has been the most flexible way for European travellers to connect with their friends, families and discover the continent on multi-destination […]
9 May 2022

Orthodox Jewish passengers barred from boarding a Lufthansa flight

On Wednesday May 4, a group of Orthodox Jews who were praying before a Lufthansa flight were forbidden to board by the German airline, reported Hamodia, […]
6 May 2022

Airbus plans to increase jet production by 50% in the next 3 years

With its first quarter report, Airbus announced record jet output goals, with a 50% planned increase in the narrowbody jet output, a key aircraft of the […]
6 May 2022

In what country do you have to work the least?

Do you live to work or work to live? A question worth answering, especially in a society like ours which is so focused on earning money […]
6 May 2022

5 biggest polluters likely to cause extreme hot years by 2030

Almost every country on Earth could experience extremely hot seasons every other year by 2030, according to new research. The study highligted the outsized contribution of […]
5 May 2022

These European cities are easily discovered by foot

What do you reckon is the best way to discover a new city? The car certainly isn’t the way to go. While having to concentrate on […]
5 May 2022

Why you should leave stacked stones in the wild alone

For an experimented hiker, stumbling upon staked rocks on the path comes as no surprise. Around the world, piled up stones can be found in the […]
5 May 2022

How quickly is tourism recovering from the pandemic?

2021 was a positive year for tourism after the substantial drop in international travel seen in 2020. Last year, the number of nights spent at EU […]
5 May 2022

Airbnb to stop its Covid-19 cancellation policy

On April 29th, Airbnb announced that the company will be ending its coronavirus-era cancellation policy. As of the 31st of May, the company’s policy will no […]
5 May 2022

59% of European adults are overweight or obese, warns WHO

The new WHO European Regional Obesity Report 2022, published on 3 May, reveals that overweight and obesity rates have reached “epidemic proportions” across Europe and are […]
5 May 2022

A sneak peek into the world’s biggest yacht

Somnio is the world’s first ocean liner conceived to provide all the benefits of superyacht ownership and the highest possible standards, with onboard amenities that reflect […]
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