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Ingress - Burning Man Sunrise Set 2017

Burning Man promises to disrupt the modern world. And yet the gender dynamics are all too familiar.

There is a series of contradictions to Burning Man that can be difficult to reconcile. One of its foundational tenets is radical inclusion, but it …

Feminism

7 Ways to Stop Burning Man From Burning Out

Burning Man gets bigger, more expensive, and more exclusive every year. Prior to its first-time sellout in 2011, Burning Man could be experienced by …

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Woman Breast Pumped At Burning Man And Gave Out Milk To Festivalgoers, Because Obviously

Period-underwear brand Thinx co-founder, Miki Agrawal, pumped her breasts every three hours to educate festival-goers on motherhood.<p>Prepare to read …

Babies

What Non-Burners Think Happens at Burning Man – The Bold Italic

Every year around Labor Day, a group of 60,000 people gather in Nevada’s Black Rock Desert for a week of bacchanalia and “radical self-expression.” …

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A Time in the Desert

The Five Things Entrepreneurs Learn at Burning Man<p>If you work in Silicon-something—Valley, Alley, Wadi, Beach, etc.—and your coworkers are disappearing right about now, they might just be finding their <i>chi</i> at <b>Burning Man</b>, also known as T.T.I.T.D., Black Rock City, or Home.<p>The attraction between …

What the Controlled Chaos of Burning Man Reveals About Cities

Every year, for the past 26 years, something truly remarkable happens: an entire city appears out of the desert. I’m speaking, of course, of Black …

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Wet Plate Developing at Burning Man

So cool!

GLC 2017: Women Leaders You Should Know

The Regional Network hums with many unsung heroes. Who are some leaders you didn’t see on the GLC’s Plenary stage, but are no less boss in their …

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Ticket Scalpers Aren’t Ruining Burning Man, but They Are Trying to Exploit It

It’s incredibly disheartening to see listings for Burning Man tickets at exorbitant prices proliferate moments after the Main Sale has concluded. We …

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Larry Harvey- Why The Man Keeps Burning

6 Worthwhile Stops on the Way to Burning Man

Dip into Lake Tahoe<p>Whether you drive through the Sierra or fly into Reno, you can’t miss a quick stopover at the gorgeous mountain lake, 150 miles …

Burning Man Regular DJ Three Has Some Thoughts on the Rise of Playa Tech

The Robot Heart regular focuses on his Florida roots.<p>DJ Three is a name that's been on a lot of lips lately, thanks largely to several successive years of extremely popular podcasts recorded live at Burning Man. But this Robot Heart regular, who dismisses, "playa tech is the new dubstep," …

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2017 Ticket Sale Preview

It’s nearly 2017, which means it’s time to talk tickets.The process will be pretty much the same this time around. The biggest change you’ll note is …

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Burning Man 2017: Radical Ritual

<i>“We are among the first peoples in human history who do not broadly inherit religious identity as a given, a matter of kin and tribe, like hair color</i> …

Spirituality

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Lee Burridge - Robot Heart - Burning Man 2016

Playing tracks by<p>Francesco Chiocci, Black Soda, Jon Hopkins, Guy Gerber, Matador, Super Flu & Funf Sterne Deluxe and more.

A Brief History of Who Ruined Burning Man

<b>In 1986</b>, at the very first Burn, a crowd of complete strangers gathered around the Man once it was lit it on fire. Nobody had invited them. They …

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What it Takes to Make Big Art at Burning Man

<b>Burning Man</b> is hot, dry and wild. Oceans are salty, wet and also wild. Makes sense that marine life would inspire wildly creative art in the …

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'Welcome home': the Nevada hostel where it's always Burning Man

The festival may be over for another year, but there’s an old flophouse in Reno where you can pretend you’re on the playa ... forever<p>“Playa dust?”<p>A woman was holding a jar of dust from the Black Rock Desert where Burning Man was taking place at that moment, and offering to sprinkle a pinch of it on …

Festivals

The Otherworldly Art Installations of Burning Man 2016

<b>Burning Man</b> is the most dynamic, large-scale immersive art experience in the world. The art of the Black Rock Desert takes many forms from …

Burning Man 2016, a professional photographer's striking images

Photographer Sidney Erthal shared his images from Burning Man this year with SFGATE. He has been shooting Burning Man for several years, and many of his images are in the recently released book "Burning Man: Art on Fire: New and Expanded Edition," written by Jennifer Raiser and photographer Scott …

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Burning Man 2016: All the best photos from the playa

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10 crazy temples built at Burning Man over the last 15 years

More than 65,000 people gather for Burning Man, the wild, weeklong festival in the middle of Nevada's Black Rock Desert each year. Since Burning Man began in 1986, its ever-growing number of participants have abided by its founding principles, which include "radical self-reliance," "radical …

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Nine Awesome Pieces Of Burning Man Art To Look For On The Playa

<i>Burning Man 2016 is shaping up to be a fun one, art-wise, so long as the dust storms stay at bay. Below we bring you a collection of things Burners</i> …

How Does the Playa Change Peoples' Lives? Researchers Share Their Findings

When it comes to <b>Burning Man</b> , you often hear the word "transformation" thrown around a lot. But what exactly does that mean? How do you quantify such …

747 Rolls In — It’s Art, Right?

A 747 landed in the desert yesterday (well, it actually rolled in), but not without a bit of turbulence.The actual arrival couldn’t have been …

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