Burning Man Versus The Cocktail Party

There's been an interesting little slow-motion dustup between the makers of Krug Champagne and the organizers and stewards of Burning Man over an event that happened last year at the annual festival of radical fun in...

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  • Man charged with deaths of 2 found inside burning truck
    BANGOR, Maine (AP) — Police say a Bangor man has been charged with two counts of murder stemming from the deaths of a man and woman whose bodies were found in a burning truck. Police say 25-year-old John De St. Croix was arrested on Friday after an ...
    03/30/2018 - 4:11 pm | View Link
  • Man dies trying to save cellphone from burning home
    ANDERSON, S.C. — Authorities say a South Carolina man died trying to get his cellphone from a burning mobile home. News outlets report that Anderson County Chief Deputy Coroner Charlie Boseman says the 22-year-old man and two women were inside the mobile ...
    08/11/2017 - 10:58 am | View Link
  • Digitally animated photos from last year's Burning Man
    Human beings have a weird, poorly-understood ability to pick a single conversation out of a noisy room, it's called the "cocktail party effect" and while its exact mechanism isn't totally understood, researchers do know that vision plays a role in it ...
    02/9/2016 - 6:06 am | View Link
  • Exclusive: No, Someone is Not Bringing a 747 Jumbo Jet to Burning Man This Year
    20 tons of air conditioning and a VIP cocktail lounge with DJs and trippy art. “It’s VIP, but it’s radically inclusive exclusivity,” Feldman told SFist. “‘VIP’ is everyone at Burning Man. We want everyone to experience it.” To that end ...
    08/14/2015 - 12:45 pm | View Link
  • Some argue mere presence of tech elites has ruined Burning Man
    "Rather than going up to a bartender and saying you want a cocktail, you go up to a gentleman who is one of the sherpas," Bilton said. Burning Man's organizers actually welcome the influx of wealthy participants. They say Silicon Valley philanthropy funds ...
    08/27/2014 - 6:01 am | View Link
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  • Unique Gifts at Perpetual Kid from BlueQ, Big Mouth and ...
    Fun + Unique gifts for the young at heart! Unusual + affordable gift ideas for guys, girls, mom, dad, kids, and pets!
    04/16/2018 - 3:24 am | View Website
  • Molotov Cocktail
    The Molotov Cocktail trope as used in popular culture. AKA petrol bomb or people's grenade, a simple Improvised Weapon for all your asymmetric warfare needs …
    04/15/2018 - 12:37 pm | View Website
  • Bar Jokes
    A collection of the best bar jokes in the world from Cocktail Mixing Master.
    04/15/2018 - 3:11 am | View Website
  • Marian Goodell on Burning Man | EconTalk | Library of ...
    Marian Goodell, CEO of the Burning Man Project, talks with EconTalk host Russ Roberts about Burning Man, the 8-day art and music festival in the Nevada Desert. Goodell explains how Burning Man has evolved over the years, the principles and rules that govern the experience today, and plans for expanding the Burning Man experience around the world.
    04/14/2018 - 1:42 pm | View Website
  • Molotov cocktail
    A Molotov cocktail, also known as a petrol bomb, bottle bomb, poor man's grenade, Molotovin koktaili (Finnish), polttopullo (Finnish), fire bomb (not to be confused with an actual fire bomb) or just Molotov, is a generic name used for a variety of bottle-based improvised incendiary weapons.
    04/14/2018 - 7:59 am | View Website
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