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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.

15 September 2022

Switching to renewable energy could save the world trillions, new Oxford study shows

A recent Oxford University study reveals that changing from fossil fuels to renewable energy could save the world as much as 12 trillion euros by 2050. […]
13 September 2022

How many countries did Queen Elizabeth II reign over?

Queen Elizabeth II had a long and eventful life. Her Majesty ascended to the throne when she was just 26 years old, after her father, King […]
13 September 2022

These are all the countries Queen Elizabeth II visited during her 70-year reign

The whole world paused on 8 September when Bucking Palace confirmed that Queen Elizabeth II died. Her Majesty was the UK’s longest reigning monarch, marking 70 […]
13 September 2022

Airbnb testing ‘anti-party’ algorithm to enforce ban on big parties

Sleeping in someone else’s home. That’s what Airbnb used to be all about when it first launched but much has changed since then. Even though it’s […]
12 September 2022

10 Most stylish hotels and spas for 2022

Architecture and design magazine Dezeen has just released its 2022 awards shortlist for the most spectacular architectures in the world, recognizing several new hotels and spas. […]
12 September 2022

This volcano inspired superyacht has a molten staircase

Superyacht experiences are becoming more and more popular and designers are taking advantage of the increasing rave to compete over who can create the most luxurious, […]
12 September 2022

Is climate change turning winter into the new summer holiday season?

This year, heat records have been broken all over the world. During the summer, over 60% of Europe was in danger of serious drought, the highest […]
9 September 2022

The history of the black box

A black box is a flight data recorder (FDR), nowadays fitted on each and every plane. They record dozens of parameters collected several times per second […]
9 September 2022

Asian travelers’ rising preference for sustainability presses industry players to meet expectation

The Asia-Pacific region accounts for nearly 60% of the global population. For the sustainable travel movement to make any seismic change globally, it would be completely […]
7 September 2022

Turbulence to last longer and become more severe due to climate change

Most travelers have experienced it while flying. Turbulence can cause slight discomfort, dizziness, and sometimes even accidents in the cabin. The word turbulence derives from the […]
6 September 2022

NASA partners with Axiom to launch the second space tourism mission to the ISS in 2023

NASA and Axiom Space have signed an agreement for the second private astronaut mission to the International Space Station (ISS) to take place in the second quarter of […]
6 September 2022

Big airports still struggling to get back to pre-pandemic levels

Eurocontrol’s latest report explores the trends in the European aviation during the last week of August (25-31) comparing the data with its equivalent in 2019, before […]
5 September 2022

Azamara and Silversea Cruises to welcome all travelers on board regardless of vaccination status

Azamara and Silversea Cruises decided to drop Covid-19 vaccination requirements for travelers, following other major cruise lines. Starting from December 1, Azamara will no longer require […]
5 September 2022

Airplane business class offers new layer of privacy with doors

It’s not really a new idea but airlines offering business class services are considering the resurgence of doors to enhance passenger’s privacy. 1. Privacy up in […]
2 September 2022

MIT’s new batteries could provide low-cost storage for renewable energy

The problem that still impedes a wider use of renewable energy sources is their dependence on uncontrollable factors. A solar panel does not give energy at […]
2 September 2022

This interactive map highlights the most famous people from your hometown

Trivia, they’re our favorite kind of information! Nothing better than blowing away your friends with some little-known-yet-astonishingly-interesting fact. And when you’re playing a game like Trivial […]
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