The distance between expectation and reality makes fools of us all, but it made the well-heeled attendees of an exclusive music festival in the Bahamas look particularly moronic late Thursday night. For tickets that started at $1,200 and went as high as $250,000, the young and rich signed up for passage to the doomed…
For the past few years the future of the most famous temporary city on Earth has been in limbo. The annual Burning Man festival has grown larger than its site can feasibly accommodate from an environmental perspective, causing some Burners to break off and start their own events. Now, the acquisition of property…
Much like the city in which it was originally founded, the annual Burning Man festival has gentrified, and its wealthier attendees have been criticized for building walled-off compounds and bringing private chefs in the name of comfort. That’s why a group of longtime Burners who also happen to be tech company…
It's been almost a year since my first trip to Black Rock City and I'm pretty sure that I'm no longer carrying any playa dust on my body. As that magical week approaches, I've been seeing first hand and virtually all the chatter and preparation my fellow Burners are going through for their trip "home".
The film itself is only part of the movie-going experience. There's also the smell of fresh popcorn, the hushed murmer of the crowd as the lights go down, the smell of the sea air, the gentle lapping of the waves—wait, what?
Either London band The Vaccines think they're being really clever here, or they're scraping the bottom of the barrel for ideas. Whatever the reason, this could prove very comical, with fans asked to hashtag Instagram pics using #vaccinesvideo or upload to a site.
Don't worry if your battery dies at a concert this summer. Just find Vodafone's VIP recharging truck. It can charge 2,000 Vodafone handsets at the same time.
Waltham, also known as the Watch City, "Birthplace of the American Industrial Revolution," and "a place where I've lived" is getting a steampunk makeover. Like, the whole city!
Fans of the greatest post-apocalyptic movies of them all, the Mad Max trilogy, met in the desert for three days to reenact life in a radioactive oil-thirsty post-apocalyptic wasteland. And we've got the bloody, sexy photos to prove it.
When civilization collapses, it'll be at the hands of 200+ wanton Supermen. They will terraform Earth into one giant desert to facilitate the absorption of the Sun's yellow rays. Then they will pose for photo ops and laugh, laugh, laugh.
Shanghai opened its 2010 World Expo to the public for a test run today, and everyone got a better look at the amazing futuristic architecture, much of it made with sustainable materials. Take a virtual tour below.
Is it an alien desert crop circle made from cars and campers? Some kind of ancient civilization uncovered by freak dust storm? Truth be told it's neither, actually: