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A government proposal for a 10-mile wall around Burning Man could kill the festival in the desert favored by Silicon Valley elite like Elon Musk and M...

Burning Man's organizers said the government's proposal could "forever negatively change the fabric of the Burning Man event, if not outright kill it."
Burning Man photographer Phillip Volker captured this image in 2014.

12 of the most extraordinary, never-before-seen photos from the past 10 years of Burning Man

Burning Man photographer Phillip Volker has compiled the most extraordinary, never-before-seen images from the past decade of the festival in his new book, 'Dust to Dawn' — and he shared a selection with Business Insider.

There’s a giant plane sitting in the middle of the Nevada desert 2 weeks after Burning Man — and officials are demanding it be removed

The plane, which was used at the Burning Man festival as a nightclub and "mutant vehicle," hasn't been moved from the Black Rock Desert to its final destination on private property. One of the key tenets of Burning Man is "leaving no trace."

What it’s like to visit Burning Man, one of the wildest, most surreal events in the world

For nine days, Black Rock City, Nevada, is overtaken by 70,000 people to become Burning Man, one of the wildest art events in the world. Here's a look inside.
Nearly 70,000 people went to Burning Man in 2017.

Everything you’ve been wanting to know about Burning Man, the wild 9-day arts event in the Nevada desert frequented by celebs and tech moguls

Burning Man, an annual arts event in the Nevada desert, includes spontaneous musical performances, dancing, art installations, communal living, and a lot of partying. No money is allowed to be exchanged, so attendees — or "Burners" — must bring everything they might need for nine days in the desert.

Protesters brought a giant cage to Burning Man to raise awareness of Palantir and Amazon’s ties with ICE

Mijente brought a giant cage to Burning Man on Friday to criticize Palantir and Amazon's involvement with US Immigration and Customs Enforcement. Palantir has an active contract with ICE to provide investigative case management software to the agency, and Amazon provides infrastructure to Palantir.
Sonoma, California councilwoman Rachel Hundley recorded a video last week after she received a threatening email.

California councilwoman says anonymous group tried to ‘slut-shame’ her into dropping reelection bid by creating website with ‘racy&#...

Rachel Hundley, 35, has served on the Sonoma, California, city council since 2014, and is running for reelection in November. She says she has attended Burning Man the last several years and is not ashamed of the photos, which she "proudly" posted on social media.

Here’s why Google went to Burning Man to find its next CEO

Sergey Brin and Larry Page, the cofounders of Google, used Burning Man as a stage for interviewing the next CEO nearly two decades ago. Eric Schmidt landed the job because he proved he could cut loose at Black Rock Desert, where Burning Man is held.

23 wild structures built at Burning Man through the years

Burning Man, the wild, dusty arts and culture festival that takes over the Nevada desert at the end of each summer, has become a cultural phenomenon since it began in San Francisco in 1986. These impressive constructions are truly works of art.
Burning Man participants and art cars are dwarfed by a large desert dust storm rolling across the desert as approximately 70,000 people from all over the world attend the 3rd day of the annual Burning Man arts and music festival in the Black Rock Desert of Nevada, August 30, 2017.

Burning Man entry wait times reportedly hit 10 hours after dust storms forced organizers to close the gates

Burning Man officially began on Sunday, with thousands of participants arriving in Black Rock City, Nevada. Dust storms caused dangerous driving conditions, prompting a three-hour closure of city gates.