Jaime got into journalism because of his love for reading. Born and bred in Spain, now Amsterdam-based, he has lived in Romania and México. He writes about a wide range of subjects, including culture, travelling and popular science.
Since its premiere at the Sundance Film Festival last January, “Beasts of the Southern Wild” has been getting good reviews and enthusiastic responses everywhere. Distributed by Fox Searchlight Pictures, the first feature film by Benh Zeitling (30) is an unusual mix of fantasy and down-to-earth description of a bayou-like community living in a fictional island.READ MORE
The trait is called unihemispheric sleep, and allows dolphins to remain vigilant at any time and be able to breathe at the surface of water when needed, even during sleep. Researchers in the US wanted to test how long can a dolphin stay alert without interruption. The result: Up to 15 days, maybe even more.READ MORE
This hot spring, located in Yellowstone National Park, is the third largest in the world. It is about 250 by 300 feet (80 by 90 m) in size and 160 feet (50 m) deep. The vivid colors are the result of algae and bacteria, and they vary depending on the ratio of chlorophyll to carotenoidREAD MORE
It seems that just half an hour of sleep makes a big difference when it comes to children ages 7 to 11. Researchers in Canada have found that kids who were allowed to sleep just a bit more than usual performed much better at school than kids who were deprived almost one hour of sleepREAD MORE