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2 hrs ago | Norwalk Citizen News

Watch A Beautiful $266,000 Art Sculpture Burn To The Ground Friday At Burning Man

On Friday, a giant sculpture of a man and woman titled "Embrace" was burned to the ground at Burning Man.

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6 hrs ago | 7x7

Editors' Picks: Starck Bike Helmets, Black Rock Mud Masks, & More

While I'm not playa-bound this weekend, I will channel my inner Burner with Mudpot, a natural mud mask made from clay sourced straight from the Black Rock Desert .

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10 hrs ago | Sacramento Bee Newspaper

Burning Man gains more educated, affluent following

For most of its 28-year existence, Burning Man brought to mind a "dirty hippie" image of those attending the annual counterculture arts and music festival now playing out in the Nevada desert north of Reno.

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13 hrs ago | Daily Mail

When the flames gave way: Burning Man takes on an otherworldly feel ...

When the flames gave way to dust: Burning Man takes on an other-worldly feel as it's enveloped in a huge sand cloud... but nothing can keep revelers from their desert party When the flames gave way: Burning Man takes on an otherworldly feel as it's enveloped in a dust cloud... but nothing can keep revellers from their desert party The 72-foot ... (more)

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Related Topix: Arts, Boat Disaster

Fri Aug 29, 2014

WGBH

Not My Job: Gov. Deval Patrick Gets Quizzed On Burning Man

Deval Patrick was elected governor of the commonwealth of Massachusetts in 2006.

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Silicon Alley Insider

Stunning Time-Lapse Video Shows Just How Huge Burning Man Really Is

Burning Man is well under way this week, out in the Black Rock Desert of northern Nevada.

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Vanity Fair

So, How's Burning Man Going So Far?

Dennis Kucinich , a first-time Burner, gave a speech while wearing khakis and a tucked-in, button-up shirt.

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Daily Mail

Woman, 29, killed at Burning Man was hit by fur-covered...

Hours after shocking world with desert execution of 300 Syrian soldiers, ISIS parade captured Kurds dressed in Guantanamo-style boiler suits and promise to kill them all unless USA pull out of war James Foley, Steven Sotloff and other American hostages being held in Syria were waterboarded by ISIS militants 'copying CIA tactics' 'It would be an ... (more)

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Related Topix: Arts, US Military Prisons, Guantanamo Bay Detention Camp, Prison, Jackson, WY

KGWN

Wyoming Woman Killed While at Burning Man Festival

A 29-year-old Wyoming woman attending the Burning Man counterculture festival in Nevada has died after she was struck by a bus carrying passengers around the playa in the Black Rock Desert.

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Thu Aug 28, 2014

TechCrunch

Burning Man Founders Admit The Festival Has Jumped The Shark But That's Okay

The stories of billionaires flying into Burning Man on private jets with hired sherpas, body guards turning people away from VIP art cars and private glamp camps going for $25K in dues seems to be on everyone's lips at the annual festival in the desert.

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Related Topix: Arts, US News

Daily Mail

Will the iPhone 6 kill off your wallet? Apple's new handset to...

Pictured: Woman, 29, killed at Burning Man after she was run over by a bus filled with festival-goers in Nevada desert Pictured: Joan Rivers' anxious daughter Melissa races to New York hospital after the 81-year-old host stopped breathing during surgery Is this white clam pizza the best in America? Experts rank the top 101 pies to find the 'perfect ... (more)

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Related Topix: Arts, Life, Food, Pizza, Social Software, State Prisons, Prison

Austin American Statesman

Out & About: The Long Weekend, Austin History, Burning Man and more

CALENDAR: Just because it's a holiday weekend, doesn't mean the socializing stops.

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Related Topix: Arts, Driftwood, TX, Wedding, Pflugerville, TX, Agriculture, Science

The Raw Story

Woman dies at Burning Man festival after falling under bus

A woman attending the Burning Man festival in Nevada's Black Rock Desert died Thursday morning when she fell under a bus carrying other attendees, according to the event's official blog .

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Related Topix: Pershing County, NV, Arts

SFGate

Burning Man goes green to leave the desert clean

Big force of federal and local officers, inspectors will keep eye on thousands of revelers who haul away own garbage Burning Man participants bike on the playa at the event-created Black Rock City in the Nevada desert during the annual celebration of self-expression.

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New York Magazine

Is Burning Man Really Full of Tech Billionaires?

This year's Burning Man was still a week away when the story in question, a column by Times writer Nick Bilton, criticized the gaping divide between the festival's decommodified, no-money-allowed ethos and its appeal among rich Silicon Valley executives, who stay in luxury camps, eat gourmet meals, and are tended to by staffs of "sherpas" while ... (more)

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Wed Aug 27, 2014

Daily Mail

Ex-Marine pleads not guilty to killing lover

The fateful seconds before nine-year-old girl accidentally shot her gun instructor dead with an Uzi: Video of child losing control of submachine gun after being told to go 'full auto' is released by cops American couple flown to Grenada in the Caribbean and not Granada in Spain lose $34,000 lawsuit against British Airways for ticket mix up Playa ... (more)

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Daily Mail

'I saved all my clothes I was raped in but the police lost them and ...

The fateful seconds before nine-year-old girl accidentally shot her gun instructor dead with an Uzi: Video of child losing control of submachine gun after being told to go 'full auto' is released by cops LA film producer on way to Emmys party is mistaken for bank robber, handcuffed on curb and held by cops for SIX HOURS until they realized their ... (more)

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Related Topix: Arts, Hurricane, Weather, Hurricane Cristobal, North Carolina

San Gabriel Valley Tribune

Burning Man 2014: French Quarter an oasis for entrepreneurs

Black Rock Desert, Nev. >> Don't let the name fool you; the people behind the Black Rock French Quarter aren't French, and they're not from Louisiana, even if their two-story facade near the center of Burning Man is supposed to look like it was airlifted from New Orleans.

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Related Topix: Arts, Los Angeles, CA, Hollywood (Los Angeles, CA), Interior Design, North Hollywood (Los Angeles, CA)

The Daily Breeze

Burning Man 2014: French Quarter an oasis for entrepreneurs

Black Rock Desert, Nev. >> Don't let the name fool you; the people behind the Black Rock French Quarter aren't French, and they're not from Louisiana, even if their two-story facade near the center of Burning Man is supposed to look like it was airlifted from New Orleans.

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Related Topix: Arts, Los Angeles, CA, Hollywood (Los Angeles, CA), Interior Design, North Hollywood (Los Angeles, CA)

The Las Vegas Sun

Burning Man no economic jackpot for small Nevada town

In this Aug. 29, 2013, photo, Selam Borges plays on a trampoline at Burning Man in Gerlach, Nev.

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Related Topix: Arts, Fernley, NV

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