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  Burning Man: What is Burning Man?
Trying to explain what Burning Man is to someone who has never been to the event is a bit like trying to explain what a particular color looks like to someone who is blind.
This site serves to try to paint a picture of the Burning Man experience to those who are new to the project, as well as to give those participants looking to keep the fire burning in their daily lives an environment in which to connect to their fellow community members.
Art is an unavoidable part of this experience, and in fact, is such a part of the experience that Larry Harvey, founder of the Burning Man project, gives a theme to each year, to encourage a common bond to help tie each individual's contribution together in a meaningful way.
www.burningman.com /whatisburningman   (947 words)

  The Burning Man - Feature of Worthy News
The Burning Man is a no-holds-barred New Age "Woodstock" style festival, where neo-pagans, wiccans, transvestitie entertainers, and back-slidden Christians go to trance, perform rituals, burn sacrifices to pagan gods and goddesses, dance in the nude, engage in sex, and otherwise "express" themselves and become one with Gaia.
The Burning Man itself is a 40-foot-high effigy of the "Spirit Cave Man" (sacred to local Indians and New Agers) which is torched, together with just about everything else, at the close of the festivities.
From Burning Man festivals to public school Environmental Education to faddish television good-guys, today’s generation is bombarded with a New Age Occultianity (western Christian beliefs mixed with occultism) that popularize the supernatural.
www.worthynews.com /news-features/burning-man.html   (1522 words)

  Execution by burning - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Execution by burning has a long history as a method of punishment for crimes such as treason and for other unpopular acts such as heresy and the practice of witchcraft.
In 1184, the Synod of Verona legislated that burning was to be the official punishment for heresy.
Executions by burning (from modern witchhunts) have occurred as recently as 1999 in South Africa and 2000 in India and Kenya.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Execution_by_burning   (761 words)

 Burning Man - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Burning Man is a week-long festival with international draw, held annually on the week prior to and including Labor Day weekend (in early September) in the United States.
Burning Man takes place in the middle of a normally uninhabited desert environment known as a playa, which is deep in the middle of a large, prehistoric dry lake bed.
Burning Man participants often call themselves "burners." Although this usage may vary with region, a burner is an annual denizen of Black Rock City, and anyone who embraces Burning Man as an expression in sync with their own identity is a burner.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Burning_Man   (4010 words)

 The Burning (1981)
A former summer camp caretaker, horribly burned from a prank gone wrong, lurks around an upstate New York summer camp bent on killing the teenagers responsible for his disfigurement.
Burned so badly he turns into something of a freak, he returns to the area armed with a trusty set of garden shears, ready to give Jason Voorhees some stiff competition.
On the whole, "The Burning" may follow a familiar pattern, and at its core is designed basically to cash in on the then-popular slasher craze, but it's a highly entertaining film of its type.
www.imdb.com /title/tt0082118   (788 words)

 WoltLab® GmbH | Produkte | Burning Board | Informationen
Burning Board ist komplett modular aufgebaut und basiert auf dem WoltLab Community Framework.
Burning Board kann mit beliebig vielen Sprachen betrieben werden.
Burning Board bietet ein übersichtliches, einfaches und durchgehend einheitliches Bedienungskonzept, mit immer wiederkehrenden Elementen (Menüs, Schaltflächen und Symbole), welche die Bedienung des Forums stark vereinfachen.
www.woltlab.de /products/burning_board   (453 words)

Burning Man, the annual arts festival and bacchanal held in the Nevada desert, has reached mythical status, and the uninitiated are curious.
Contrast this with the experience at Burning Man. At Burning Man next to a piece of art you might see a bucket of wet paint, a paint brush, and a sign that reads "Please do not paint the art." At Burning Man art is not an object art is the infrastructure.
The burning of the Man means something different to everyone but in general it serves the same function as the burning of effigies in old pagan rituals.
vrm.vrway.com /issue11/BURNING_MAN_FESTIVAL_ONE_MAN_S_EXPERIENCE.html   (2565 words)

 EO Library: Biomass Burning Fact Sheet
Biomass burning is the burning of living and dead vegetation.
Scientists estimate that humans are responsible for about 90% of biomass burning with only a small percentage of natural fires contributing to the total amount of vegetation burned.
Burning also will permanently destroy an important sink for carbon dioxide if the vegetation is not replaced.
earthobservatory.nasa.gov /Library/BiomassBurning   (343 words)

 The Flag-Burning Page   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The worst part of all is that we can't pass and enforce laws against flag burning unless we modify the US Constitution and remove an important part of the First Amendment.
They claim they want to "protect the flag," but the reason most flag-burnings protestors burn the flag is to protest flag-burning laws.
It's for people who are interested in flag burning laws, the actions of the Senate, and whether they can legally throw away those little flags they bought for their car windows.*
www.esquilax.com /flag   (410 words)

 The Burning Man Table of Contents
The Civilized Explorer Burning Man Web site provides information for the experienced participant on the niceties of PVC vs. ABS, for the first time participant on what to take, and for the more mature participant who needs some pointers on how to survive hundred degree days in style.
A brief overview of the 2004 burn, with one reference to a pair of female anatomy.
How not to be a Yahoo at Burning Man. The articles are generally right on target when they nail the knuckleheads who are at the Burn to get, uh, well, you know.
www.cieux.com /bm/bmtoc.html   (3335 words)

 Mississippi Burning Trial: The Movie (1988)
This story was savaged, it seems, in service of a clearly reactionary and outmoded idea: that white Americans would shudder at the idea of heroes not cast in their images.
Mississippi Burning is rooted as firmly in film history as it is in social history.
Mississippi Burning was patently based on the murder of three civil rights workers in June 1964 -- a local fl, James Chaney, and two white Northerners, Andrew Goodman and Michael Schwerner.
www.law.umkc.edu /faculty/projects/ftrials/price&bowers/movie.html   (1836 words)

 Giant Burning Man Panoramas
Everybody who goes to Burning Man with a camera wants to somehow capture all of it.
They have consented to the sale of these images provided a donation is made to the Black Rock Arts Foundation in the range of $25 (but they are of course happy should you give more.) I can send prints to you like you saw on the playa for about $10 per square foot.
What is Burning Man? - the subject of endless essays, this is another way of thinking about it.
www.templetons.com /brad/burn   (657 words)

 Charlotte Observer | 11/10/2007 | Wood-dump fire still burning
A four-acre wood-dump fire in Lincoln County is slowly burning itself out.
The fire, which has extended 50 feet underground, has been burning since Thursday at a dump off N.C. 16 between Mundy Road and Lexford Lane.
Lincoln County firefighters have been allowing the fire to burn because water would not be effective.
www.charlotteobserver.com /breaking_news/story/356675.html   (149 words)

 Burning Wood -- EQ Atlas
The Burning Wood is like many of the outdoor areas in Kunark, a vast open area that is crisscrossed by many wandering monsters.
Most of the outer edges of the area are fairly heavily forested and hilly, making visibility of these monsters even worse, and given that they will frequently travel and even spawn on the edges of the zone, makes hunting the zone edges more dangerous than elsewhere.
Burning Wood can be reached through several zones.
www.eqatlas.com /kunark/burningwood.html   (677 words)

 Book Burning | A True Christian® Tradition
In the early days of Christianity, when new believers in Christ were converted, they were naturally moved by the Holy Spirit to grab as many books as they could and pitch them into a fire.
The truth is, burning a book is one of the most loving things a Christian could do for a person they really care about.
Burning books just like the first Christians did in New Testament is a great way to say "no" to Satan and "yes" to Jesus.
www.landoverbaptist.org /news1002/bookburning.html   (738 words)

 the burning
Quite the grim and nasty movie, The Burning is. Oh, it has its share of goofing around -- it's set (like Friday the 13th) at a summer camp, so there are many scenes of camper hijinks that feel like padding -- but it has a memorably ugly undercurrent.
You can bet Sam Raimi took a long look at The Burning before getting started on his Darkman: Cropsy is like Peyton Westlake without the artificial-skin formula and with a heaping plate of bitter, homicidal rage.
I first saw The Burning at age 12 or so, on cable, very early in the morning; I actually got up to watch the damn thing, rather than staying up late (which I also did regularly, in those dim days before VCRs).
www.angelfire.com /movies/oc/burning.html   (846 words)

 That Guy's Burning Man   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Burning Man is a Labor Day gathering/party/festival that began in 1986 with the torching of an 8-foot stick man on San Francisco's Baker Beach.
The Burning Man Project is the event's "official" site.
The Burning Man Archives is another good source of information.
www.thatguy.com /burn   (195 words)

 Burning Software Software - DownSeek.com
With this burning program you can create high-quality audio CDs which is playable on your CD stereo.
CommandBurner is a free CD/DVD burning software utility that can be executed from the command line, as well as through a simple interface, making it suitable for integration with programs, scripts and batch files.
Express Burn is a CD burner which lets you create and record CDs with a Windows PC.
www.downseek.com /directory/58.asp   (3453 words)

 burning hypocrisy
For those of you who don't know, Burning Man is this giant festival out in the middle of the desert where people build gigantic art installations, and then burn them at the end of the week.
And so, she got to see a copy of the printed Burning Man Media Kit, which, taken in conjunction with the contract they make photographers sign, was possibly the most hypocritical pairing I've seen.
The Burning Man organization presents itself as this spontaneous community effort, with everybody sharing and nobody in charge, and yet, their legal attitude is, "if you take a photo on the playa, we own it, and get to tell you when and where and how it can be published.
www.jwz.org /gruntle/burningman.html   (1370 words)

 Fat Burning Foods! Diet, Quick Weight Loss
We've all tried to diet at one time or another, but did we ever think of how food can change our metabolism and how certain fat burning foods could flush out the fat in your body.
A slow metabolism, where you aren't really eating that much, but you don't burn up the food efficiently, 3.
Inactivity, if you don't move around enough, your body just can't burn up the food that it takes in during the day., 4.
www.webterrace.com /fat   (265 words)

 Art of Burning Man
Burning Man is much more than just a temporary community.
Larry's essay reflects upon a chapter in the unheralded history of Burning Man; interactive performance during the first years on the playa and the 1996 Helco performance.
Check out some images of Art from 2006 events including The Controlled Burn at the Nevada Museum of Art, the Nevada Day Parade, the Fire Arts Festival in SF and Decompressions in Los Angeles, New York and San Francisco.
www.burningman.com /art_of_burningman   (530 words)

 World of Warcraft Europe -- Burning Crusade Features
everal years have passed since the Burning Legion's defeat at Mount Hyjal and the races of Azeroth have continued to rebuild their once shattered lives.
With renewed strength, the heroes of the Horde and Alliance have begun to explore new lands and broken through the Dark Portal to investigate the realms beyond the known world.
World of Warcraft: The Burning Crusade will feature six new dungeons, with three additional dungeons to follow shortly after release for a total of nine brand-new dungeons for you and your friends to explore.
www.wow-europe.com /en/info/features/burningcrusade.xml   (717 words)

 World of Warcraft: The Burning Crusade - WoWWiki   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The Burning Crusade is the first expansion for World of Warcraft, which was released on the 16th of January 2007 in both North America and Europe.
The main features include an increase of the level cap, the introduction of the blood elves and the draenei as playable races and the addition of the world of Outland, along with many new zones, dungeons, items, quests, and monsters.
Burning Crusade-related content on WoWWiki is categorised in Category:Burning Crusade, and shows the above banner.
www.wowwiki.com /World_of_Warcraft:_The_Burning_Crusade   (1412 words)

 Freeverse : Burning Monkey Solitaire 2005   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Burning Monkey Solitaire 2005 harnesses the power of the Internet in new and innovative ways.
With detailed help files and a manual, tons of hidden animations, beautiful alternate decks and backgrounds, and a custom soundtrack option, Burning Monkey Solitaire 2005 is the most fun you can possibly have playing cards by yourself.
Burning Monkey Solitaire is ©2004, Freeverse, Inc. All Rights Reserved.
www.freeverse.com /bms3   (351 words)

 1904: The burning question of trades unionism
That the Trades Union Question is a burning one is obvious from the space it fills in the public mind, the acrimony of the discussion and the wide divergence of opinion on the subject.
We have seen that the pure and simple trades union belongs to the latter category, the category of “traps,” and we have seen the reason why”it is merely a jobs-securing machine; consequently, it inevitably rends the working class in twain and, on the whole, has the love and affection of the capitalist exploiter.
The trades union question is, accordingly, not only a burning one, it presents the most trying aspect of the Socialist movement.
www.marxists.org /archive/deleon/works/1904/040421.htm   (7205 words)

 What would you save if your house was burning down?: Remi Nicole | Magazine | The Observer
What would you save if your house was burning down?: Remi Nicole
What would you save if your house was burning down?
My house is very calm, everything's either white or blue, but it's got fun stuff like record players and quirky things, too, like old phones, loads of guitars, a Fifties dining table, a PlayStation and a Wii.
observer.guardian.co.uk /magazine/story/0,,2206668,00.html   (325 words)

 BBC NEWS | Europe | Weird ritual of the burning goat
Police in the town of Gavle said the 13-metre (43ft) high billy goat has been set on fire so often it has almost become a Christmas ritual.
Just 10 of the goats, which are built in the town's central square, have survived beyond Christmas since 1966.
Most have been burned, sometimes within hours of being built during the first week of December.
news.bbc.co.uk /2/hi/europe/4497408.stm   (295 words)

 Downloads - Burning Wiki   (Site not responding. Last check: )
An introduction to the 'Hub of the Wheel' - the core mechanics of the Burning Wheel.
A science fiction space opera supplement to the Burning Wheel; a work of loving homage and a dark nod to contemporary politics.
The Burning Wheel weapons appendix, presented in a one-sheet for your convenience.
www.burningwheel.org /wiki/index.php?title=Downloads   (839 words)

 IGN: World of Warcraft: The Burning Crusade
Burning Crusade Uncovered - Australia, November 29, 2006
Burning Crusade Midnight Launch AU - Australia, January 16, 2007
Burning Crusade first in yearly content expansion plans for World of Warcraft.
pc.ign.com /objects/770/770472.html   (1328 words)

 bit-tech.net | WoW: The Burning Crusade Preview
We duly obliged and trundled off to London where we found out all about the new game zones, the two new races, the new dungeon system as well as lots of other interesting things.
Burning Crusade will introduce two new races for both the Alliance and the Horde (the two opposing sides for those who aren't familiar with WoW).
Those are the Draenei - an alien race who have crash landed on Azeroth, and the Blood Elves — a former band of High Elves who were cast out for using demonic energies.
www.bit-tech.net /gaming/2006/09/19/Burning_Crusade_Preview/1.html   (606 words)

 Amazon.com: The Burning: DVD: Brian Matthews,Leah Ayres,Brian Backer,Larry Joshua,Jason Alexander,Ned Eisenberg,Carrick ...   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Horribly disfigured by fire after a prank goes awry, dissolute camp caretaker Cropsy (Lou David) emerges five years later from the burn ward to wreak vengeance on a new batch of hormone-driven campers with a pair of oversized garden shears.
The Burning was produced (and "created," whatever that means) by Harvey Weinstein and his then-fledgling company Miramax; Harvey also contributed to the original story with brother Bob and future producer/talent agent Brad Grey (The Sopranos, The Larry Sanders Show).
The story deals with a ornerous groundskeeper at camp flfoot who is nicknamed Cropsy (real name never given) that is badly burned after a bunch of scoundrels concocte a prank involving a skull, worms, and lit candles.
www.amazon.com /Burning-Brian-Matthews/dp/B00006SKTX   (2197 words)

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