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Send Us Your Photos From Burning Man!

Posted 09.10.2013 | Arts

As this year's Black Rock City burners make their way out of the desert, the rest of us are still waiting anxiously for the first few snapshots of Bur...

Drone's Eye Gives Awesome View Of Burning Man

The Huffington Post | Sarah Barness | Posted 09.10.2013 | Arts

Burning Man has just ended and surreal images are beginning to emerge, revealing the magic that took place on the playa this year. Check out this dron...

From Her to Eternity: A Playa Portrait

Tamsin Smith | Posted 11.09.2013 | Arts
Tamsin Smith

At Burning Man 2013, Marco Cochrane's steel and wire sculpture -- "Truth is Beauty" -- is a soaring triumph. It is grace. It is humility. It is grandeur. It is poetry. And, most amazingly, it is real.

Wake Up, Burners! Time to Get "Radical"

Steve Heilig | Posted 11.09.2013 | Green
Steve Heilig

Given their stated high ideals, Burning Man should go truly "carbon-neutral" -- in total, not just at the event.

It's Not Only About the Burning Man

Narkis Alon | Posted 11.08.2013 | Healthy Living
Narkis Alon

I feel very lucky that I have met some of the most creative people on the planet, gathered in one place for an intensive week, who all kept teaching and learning from each other. I used to think I'm an open person until I visited this festival.

Mark Zuckerberg Helicoptered In To Burning Man For One Day

The Huffington Post | Alexis Kleinman | Posted 09.06.2013 | Technology

The people behind the anti-establishment festival Burning Man have pledged to "always burn the man." On Friday we learned that The Man himself helicop...

From the Court to the Club: Q&A With Rony Seikaly

Sleepy & Boo | Posted 11.05.2013 | Entertainment
Sleepy & Boo

You're not likely to find too many retired NBA players hanging out in the dusty playa at the Burning Man gathering. But you can definitely count on seeing -- and hearing -- the former Miami Heat center Rony Seikaly there.

Symbiosis by Name and in Practice

Jacob Devaney | Posted 11.03.2013 | Impact
Jacob Devaney

We all know that humans live within an interconnected web of life and though much of history has focused upon survival of the fittest and conquering, we still have much to learn about the notion of living in cooperation with each other and our environment.

Burning Man Releases Guidelines For Drones (Seriously)

Robin Wilkey | Posted 08.21.2013 | Arts

We've seen them delivering tacos, assisting in wedding proposals and taking unbelievable overhead videos. But when Burning Man holds a "Drone Summi...

Getting Physical With M.A.N.D.Y.: On Ibiza, Burning Man, and the Big Apple

Sleepy & Boo | Posted 10.20.2013 | Entertainment
Sleepy & Boo

Perhaps nobody represents Get Physical more than M.A.N.D.Y., the duo of Philipp Jung and Patrick Bodmer, who founded the label along with some of their like-minded colleagues (DJ T. and Booka Shade) in 2002.

Never-Before-Seen Burning Man Photos Reveal The Birth Of A Counterculture

The Huffington Post | Carly Schwartz | Posted 08.23.2013 | Arts

It's hard to believe that Burning Man's early years involved little more than a handful of hippies dancing around a seaside San Francisco bonfire. ...

An Emotional Survival Guide to Burning Man

Chip Conley | Posted 10.16.2013 | San Francisco
Chip Conley

This Emotional Survival Guide is as much for the virgin Burner as it is for the veteran. It's a reminder of just how magical and manic this event in the desert can be.

ReThink Review: Spark: A Burning Man Story - Dreamers In the Desert

Jonathan Kim | Posted 10.15.2013 | Entertainment
Jonathan Kim

Spark: A Burning Man Story attempts to give a comprehensive account of Burning Man by examining its history, the people who created it and are running it today, and those who sacrifice their time, effort, money, and more to create the art pieces and theme camps that make Burning Man what it is.

What's Burning Man Like?

Quora | Posted 10.08.2013 | Arts

This question originally appeared on Quora. Answer by Todd Gardiner, Photographer It is like camping in the desert with 10,000 artists and 40,000 ...

Massive Burning Man Project Involves Human Genes And Lasers

Posted 07.30.2013 | Arts

You know Burning Man is approaching when every crowdsourcing platform from Kickstarter to Indiegogo is saturated with bizarre installations destined f...

More Good News For Burning Man!

The Huffington Post | Carly Schwartz | Posted 07.24.2013 | Arts

The Burning Man community received a piece of fantastic news this week: Four more years! And on top of that, it's going to be bigger than ever. ...

101 Ways Not to Raise Your Kid

Mark Morford | Posted 09.23.2013 | Weird News
Mark Morford

"Hell, no!" Rick said, a jolt of bemused disbelief in his voice. "Our kid would love Burning Man," he said. I stood corrected, my dumb and rather judgmental auto-assumption properly defenestrated. Take a two-year-old to the playa without a problem? Why the hell not?

Burning Man's Craziest Project Yet?

Posted 07.16.2013 | Arts

Science nerds and zombies, rejoice. A team of imaginative artists and engineers is creating a 15-foot-tall brain controlled entirely by the brain wave...

Alternative Culture, Festival Season in Full Bloom

Jacob Devaney | Posted 09.12.2013 | Impact
Jacob Devaney

Maybe we should make it mandatory for politicians to go camping for a weekend, dance under the stars, and sleep under the moon before writing any more laws or making any more deals that effect our collective future. Visualize!

This Burning Man Project Takes Aim At Facebook

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 07.15.2013 | Arts

If Facebook were to disappear tomorrow, what would happen to all the precious "likes" accrued over the years? This might seem like a trivial questi...

Will This Be The Coolest Thing At Burning Man?

Posted 07.08.2013 | Arts

This giant, mobile geodesic dome might just be the most amazing tribute to Buckminster Fuller we've ever seen. Designed by professional welder Scot...

Your Best Next Adventure May Be An Exotic Festival

Kare Anderson | Posted 08.16.2013 | Entertainment
Kare Anderson

From the hypnotic Whirling Dervish to Holi, where India welcomes Spring, and the art of Burning Man, colorful festivals can be where we literally move together, learning about each other's culture through ritualized dance and other play.

A New Burning Man?

Aaron Sankin | Posted 05.21.2013 | San Francisco

During a Q&A session following his keynote address at the company's I/O developers conference in San Francisco last week, Google CEO Larry Page answer...

Victory For Burning Man

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 06.11.2013 | San Francisco

By Sandra Chereb, Associated Press CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) — The Burning Man festival has won a victory in the Legislature to keep county authorit...

Will The Bay Lights Inspire Other Cities to Merge Art With Technology? (VIDEO)

Greg Archer | Posted 05.19.2013 | Arts
Greg Archer

The Bay Lights is a living, moving example of how art can help transform a city -- on many fronts -- and it certainly illuminates the importance of public art, in general.