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Returning Power to the People

George Heymont | Posted 09.10.2014 | 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 09.02.2014 | 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...

Ken Jordan on Reality Sandwich 2.0 and Conscious Community

Zoe Helene | Posted 01.23.2014 | Impact
Zoe Helene

Image (above): Net of Being, by visionary artist Alex Grey Ken Jordan, the cofounder, publisher and editorial director of Reality Sandwich and ...

Bringing Burning Man Home

Reverend Dr. Malcolm Clemens Young | Posted 12.25.2013 | Religion
Reverend Dr. Malcolm Clemens Young

What did I bring home? Mystical experiences in the desert renewed my sense of intimacy with the divine. In the solitude of early morning, red slivers of cloud intersecting the rising sun made me feel like God was baptizing me in dust.

Create LA, and Then the World

Amanda Slavin | Posted 12.23.2013 | Los Angeles
Amanda Slavin

If you Google SkidRow, Wikipedia will tell you, "Skid Row contains one of the largest stable populations, between 3,000 and 6,000, of homeless people ...

Religion at Burning Man

Reverend Dr. Malcolm Clemens Young | Posted 12.18.2013 | Religion
Reverend Dr. Malcolm Clemens Young

In outlandish costumes, creating breathtaking works of art, building friendships we tried to express more completely who we genuinely are. Perhaps for a short time we could even see ourselves and others more clearly as children of God.

Learning Generosity at Burning Man

Reverend Dr. Malcolm Clemens Young | Posted 12.11.2013 | Religion
Reverend Dr. Malcolm Clemens Young

Burning Man gives me a clearer idea of how to serve in God's kingdom, because God's reign is not just what happens when you die. It is continuous with the way we live right now.

Mallika Rao

How Burning Man Changed A 50-Year-Old Texas Institution

HuffingtonPost.com | Mallika Rao | Posted 10.01.2013 | Arts

Frank Nuccio was on his second day at Burning Man this year when he realized he was running his pizza restaurant all wrong. “I was out there in t...

16 Awe-Inspiring Art Installations From Burning Man

The Huffington Post | Carly Schwartz | Posted 09.19.2013 | Arts

It's hard to believe the hundreds of stunning creations that rise from the dust each Burning Man are collectively enjoyed for a mere week, only then t...

Breathtaking Time-Lapse Video Shows Burning Man From A Mountain Top

The Huffington Post | Sarah Barness | Posted 09.18.2013 | Arts

Watch the cameras of Jason Phipps and his team capture the craziness, beauty and other-worldliness that is Burning Man in this four-minute time-lapse....

AWWWW: Gay Man Employs Flashmob To Propose To His Boyfriend

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 09.12.2013 | Gay Voices

Derek and Robert met just over a year ago at 2012's Burning Man art, music and self-expression festival. When they returned to the 2013 event, De...