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3 hrs ago | 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

7 hrs ago | 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

12 hrs ago | 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

16 hrs ago | 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

20 hrs ago | 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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Yesterday | 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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Related Topix: Arts, Hurricane, Weather, Hurricane Cristobal, Celebrities, Christopher Lee

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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KRNV-TV Reno

Nevada tourism welcomes burners with - Hallelujah! Stations'

Beginning Wednesday morning, "Hallelujah!" stations will welcome Burning Man travelers to Nevada.

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Related Topix: Arts, Reno, NV, Gardnerville, NV

She Knows

8 Reasons you should totally bring your kid to Burning Man

Theresa Edwards is a freelance writer and professional whiner. She lives in Dallas, Texas with her family where she enjoys reading, roller derby, and complaining about the heat.

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Related Topix: Arts, Dallas, TX, Family, Kids

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

Mashable

Burning Man Lockdown: What It Was Like on the Inside

For the first time in the 28-year history of the Burning Man event, the city of Black Rock was isolated from civilization for a whole day on Monday - with no attendee allowed in or out , and much of the city's infrastructure offline.

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Tue Aug 26, 2014

SFGate

Burning Man 2013 photographs by Mark Morford

Here's what you need to know about Burning Man in this fine year of our unchecked chaos, 2014: Nothing.

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Mashable

Burning Man Reopens After Monsoon Rains Temporarily Close Festival

People from around the world probably didn't plan on spending the night at a Wal-Mart in Reno, Nevada, on their epic pilgrimage to the annual counter-culture festival Burning Man.

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Related Topix: Arts, Reno, NV, Weather, Natural Disasters, Flood

Lake County Record-Bee

Swedish city plays 'Schindler's List' to Nazis

Neo-Nazis rallying in the Swedish city of Norrkoping have been greeted by the theme song from "Schindler's List" ringing from the bells of city hall.

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Related Topix: Sweden, World News, Reno, NV, Arts

NewsOn6 Tulsa

Police: Slain woman ID'd ex-deputy as her attacker

A new international draft report says global warming is here, human-caused and can already be considered dangerous.

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Related Topix: Dane County, WI, Fitchburg, WI, MTV Video Music Awards, Music!, Arts

KAUZ

IG: Shoddy care by VA didn't cause Phoenix deaths

Police in Wisconsin say that before she died, a wounded woman called 911 and identified the person who shot her as her brother-in-law, who had been a sheriff's deputy.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, Air Accidents, Arts, Tennessee

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