Police turned people away from the Nevada festival in Black Rock desert, as rains reduced the playa to undrivable sludge; organizers warn it may be closed tomorrow, too. Thousands of cars turned back for Reno, and nearby gas-stations ran dry.
The playa's mud is unbikable, undrivable, and barely walkable, after several hours of thunderstorm. Reno hotels are reportedly not gouging as they bulge at the seams with burners, which is swell and smart of them, given the importance of tens of thousands of burners to the local economy.
Burners, here's a don't-miss list of survival tips for a cold, wet burn.
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The disgraceful, shady plan to sell control over the .ORG domains to a private equity fund controlled by Republican billionaires is on the ropes, with tens of thousands of people and thousands of .org registrants having signed a petition calling for a halt to the deal. This Friday, we're converging on the ICANN offices in […]
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