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Woman Dies At Burning Man In Apparent Bus Accident

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 08.29.2014 | Arts

A woman has died at Burning Man after being struck by a bus carrying passengers around the festival, reports the Reno Gazette-Journal. The tragic ...

Dennis Kucinich Is Going To Burning Man

The Huffington Post | Marina Fang | Posted 08.26.2014 | Politics

Former Rep. Dennis Kucinich (D-Ohio) announced on Tuesday that he will be speaking at Burning Man. "Just landed in Reno. On my way to #BurningMan....

While California Dries Up, The Burning Man Desert Floods

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 08.27.2014 | Arts

The vindictive weather gods have seemingly chosen to smite the hippies presently headed for the Nevada desert. Yes, Burning Man has closed for two da...

Thank You, New York Times, for Being Stupid About Burning Man

Jay Michaelson | Posted 08.21.2014 | Arts
Jay Michaelson

Burning Man is not a "festival." Festivals are basically big parties, put on (usually for profit) by organizers, which customers come to visit. Burning Man is a participant-created community experience, coordinated by a non-profit, that is about radical self-expression in all its forms.

The One Thing You Need To Bring To Burning Man 2014

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 08.24.2014 | Arts

Burning Man 2014 is upon us. Like, really upon us. Come August 25, the sands of Black Rock City will be covered in the footprints of desert urchins wh...

Burning Man, Davos, and the Power of One

Taro Gold | Posted 08.20.2014 | Impact
Taro Gold

My experiences with Burning Man and Davos have convinced me that the members of both carry essentially the same spirit to foster peace, culture, and education in our respective nations and local communities.

The Best Burning Man Kickstarter Is Way Simpler Than You'd Expect

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 08.08.2014 | Arts

Imagine you're lounging in the arid expanses of Black Rock City. There you sit, baking under the sun as the last drops of hydration exit your system v...

Carly Schwartz

An Exclusive First Look At This Year's Burning Man Art

HuffingtonPost.com | Carly Schwartz | Posted 07.30.2014 | Arts

One of the very best things about Burning Man, the week-long, post-apocalyptic celebration of creative expression that pops up in the Nevada desert ea...

Mutoid Waste Guide the Lost Tea Party to Burning Man

Kary Stewart | Posted 07.28.2014 | Arts
Kary Stewart

The first experience of a Mutoid Waste installation may trigger a load of reactions. Often it starts with the inevitable "wow" of disbelief. After a few seconds, when reality has somehow kicked back in, this disbelief morphs into pure joy and then a sense of playfulness.

Returning Power to the People

George Heymont | Posted 07.11.2014 | Arts
George Heymont

For many artists, the ability to see what others don't -- or can't see -- is what adds an element of humanity or depth to their work. For most people, 2 + 2 may equal 4. But for an artist, the result may be 4 plus a pink rhinoceros. Or a cupcake with day-glo icing.

Burning Man Observatory May Turn Black Rock Desert Into An Astronomer's Paradise

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 07.01.2014 | Arts

The men and women who flock to Burning Man every year witness stunning, unadulterated skyscapes as they gaze at the stars from the empty expanses of N...

An Alpha Male Goes Beta

Zachary Dominitz | Posted 08.27.2014 | Healthy Living
Zachary Dominitz

I'm a bull. In personality, in force, even in star sign -- a bull, through and through. It's a good thing, this bull strength of mine. It propels m...

The Epic Food Scene At Burning Man

Saveur | Posted 08.19.2014 | Taste
Saveur

When you're tussling with sandstorms, you just kind of want a treat.

Israel Gets Its Very Own Burning Man Festival

AP | ODED BALILTY | Posted 06.09.2014 | Arts

NEGEV DESERT, Israel (AP) — For the Bedouin Arab shepherds tending their flocks in Israel's Negev desert last week, it was almost as if aliens had l...

Let There Be Light

George Heymont | Posted 08.07.2014 | Arts
George Heymont

Few artists paint from the perspective that "You're only as big as the canvas that's facing you." Sculpted by the father-and-son team of Gutzon and Lincoln Borglum, the Mount Rushmore National Memorial is one of the few exceptions to the rule.

LOOK: 10 Years Of Burning Man Temples Show The Playa's Spiritual Side

The Huffington Post | Antonia Blumberg | Posted 04.25.2014 | Religion

Burning Man is that wild, uproarious desert party that hits the Nevada desert every August. But to call it a party alone is to miss the critical spiri...

A Festival For Everyone

The Huffington Post | Carly Ledbetter | Posted 03.06.2014 | Travel

Missing out on beads, beignets, and Bourbon Street? Don't worry, we've got you covered. We've discovered an option for just about everyone with enough...

Carly Schwartz

Why Burning Man's New Nonprofit Status Actually Matters

HuffingtonPost.com | Carly Schwartz | Posted 03.05.2014 | Arts

This is how Burning Man, the experimental community that pops up for a week in a remote stretch of Nevada's Black Rock desert each August and then dis...

Burning Man Tickets Sell Out In Just 45 Minutes

Carly Schwartz | Posted 03.04.2014 | Arts

Securing a hassle-free pass to Burning Man is about as likely as spotting a unicorn in the desert. Wednesday's online sales event was no exception. ...

This Photo Says Everything You Need To Know About Burning Man

Posted 01.27.2014 | Arts

This photo says everything you need to know about Burning Man. The well-timed image -- a throwback photo originally posted to Reddit in 2012 --...

This Burning Man Video Will Move You To Tears

The Huffington Post | Lydia O'Connor | Posted 01.23.2014 | Arts

Outsiders to the Burning Man community may only know the arts festival as a giant party in the Nevada desert, but a newly released short film from las...

The World's Greatest Traveler's Go/No-Go List for 2014

William D. Chalmers | Posted 03.02.2014 | Travel
William D. Chalmers

Mauritania: the slave capital of the world. Yea, slavery! An estimated four percent of the population are bonafide slaves. Then there is the sand, the land mines and indiscriminate attacks on everything foreign. Other than that it's beautiful!

Antarctica Documentary: A 'CathArctic' Experience

Michael Sigman | Posted 02.10.2014 | Entertainment
Michael Sigman

This is not a review of photographer/director Anthony Powell's award-winning new documentary Antarctica: A Year on Ice, which premiered at last summer...

Judge To Burning Man Lawyers: 'You Committed Virtually A Fraud'

The Huffington Post | Lydia O'Connor | Posted 01.23.2014 | Arts

The agreement finally reached in Burning Man’s year-long legal battle with Nevada authorities has come under fire by the case’s overseeing judge, ...

Burning Man Just Got Even Pricier

AP | SCOTT SONNER | Posted 11.12.2013 | Arts

RENO, Nev. -- RENO, Nev. (AP) — Burning Man organizers have agreed to pay the Pershing County sheriff's office more than $600,000 a year over the ne...