You are not, at this moment, in the middle of a desert in Nevada having a life-altering experience. But you're in luck! Among the most genuinely exciting aspects of Burning Man —  watching an experimental, highly improbable, very temporary city rise from the sand — is possible without getting playa dust in your eyes. That's thanks to a live stream from Black Rock City. Be warned: FOMO is a possibly major side effect. Like the festival, the feed lasts from August 28 to September 5, so maybe keep it open in its own tab and check in every once and a while. It might be difficult to make out your friends from this distance, especially since they're wearing god knows what... but hey, you get the rough idea. Have a look:

Oh, sorry, that's a clip from Dune. A common mistake. Here we go:

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