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<p>A time exposure of the Temple of Transformation as it begins to burn during the Burning Man 2011 "Rites of Passage" arts and music festival&nbsp;in the Black Rock desert of Nevada, September 4, 2011. REUTERS/Jim Urquhart&nbsp;</p>

A time exposure of the Temple of Transformation as it begins to burn during the Burning Man 2011 "Rites of Passage" arts and music festival in the Black Rock desert of Nevada, September 4, 2011. REUTERS/Jim Urquhart 

A time exposure of the Temple of Transformation as it begins to burn during the Burning Man 2011 "Rites of Passage" arts and music festival in the Black Rock desert of Nevada, September 4, 2011. REUTERS/Jim Urquhart 

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<p>Firefighters watch as the Temple of Transformation burns during the Burning Man 2011 "Rites of Passage" arts and music festival&nbsp;in the Black Rock desert of Nevada, September 4, 2011.     REUTERS/Jim Urquhart&nbsp;</p>

Firefighters watch as the Temple of Transformation burns during the Burning Man 2011 "Rites of Passage" arts and music festival in the Black Rock desert of Nevada, September 4, 2011. REUTERS/Jim Urquhart 

Firefighters watch as the Temple of Transformation burns during the Burning Man 2011 "Rites of Passage" arts and music festival in the Black Rock desert of Nevada, September 4, 2011. REUTERS/Jim Urquhart 

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<p>Kristine Green throws a letter into the fire as the Temple of Transformation burns during the Burning Man 2011 "Rites of Passage" arts and music festival&nbsp;in the Black Rock desert of Nevada, September 4, 2011.  REUTERS/Jim Urquhart&nbsp;</p>

Kristine Green throws a letter into the fire as the Temple of Transformation burns during the Burning Man 2011 "Rites of Passage" arts and music festival in the Black Rock desert of Nevada, September 4, 2011. REUTERS/Jim Urquhart 

Kristine Green throws a letter into the fire as the Temple of Transformation burns during the Burning Man 2011 "Rites of Passage" arts and music festival in the Black Rock desert of Nevada, September 4, 2011. REUTERS/Jim Urquhart 

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<p>People walk across the Playa to the Temple of Transformation during the Burning Man 2011 "Rites of Passage" arts and music festival in the Black Rock desert of Nevada, September 4, 2011. REUTERS/Jim Urquhart&nbsp;</p>

People walk across the Playa to the Temple of Transformation during the Burning Man 2011 "Rites of Passage" arts and music festival in the Black Rock desert of Nevada, September 4, 2011. REUTERS/Jim Urquhart 

People walk across the Playa to the Temple of Transformation during the Burning Man 2011 "Rites of Passage" arts and music festival in the Black Rock desert of Nevada, September 4, 2011. REUTERS/Jim Urquhart 

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<p>Christy Lynn cries after spreading her grandmother's ashes at the Temple of Transition before it was burned during the Burning Man "Rites of Passage" arts and music festival&nbsp;in the Black Rock desert of Nevada, September 4, 2011. REUTERS/Jim Urquhart&nbsp;</p>

Christy Lynn cries after spreading her grandmother's ashes at the Temple of Transition before it was burned during the Burning Man "Rites of Passage" arts and music festival in the Black Rock desert of Nevada, September 4, 2011. REUTERS/Jim...more

Christy Lynn cries after spreading her grandmother's ashes at the Temple of Transition before it was burned during the Burning Man "Rites of Passage" arts and music festival in the Black Rock desert of Nevada, September 4, 2011. REUTERS/Jim Urquhart 

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<p>Participants talk in the Black Rock Desert near art projects as the sun sets during the Burning Man "Rites of Passage" arts and music festival in Nevada, September 2, 2011.  REUTERS/Jim Bourg </p>

Participants talk in the Black Rock Desert near art projects as the sun sets during the Burning Man "Rites of Passage" arts and music festival in Nevada, September 2, 2011. REUTERS/Jim Bourg

Participants talk in the Black Rock Desert near art projects as the sun sets during the Burning Man "Rites of Passage" arts and music festival in Nevada, September 2, 2011. REUTERS/Jim Bourg

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<p>Participant Kevin Wagter (C), dressed as the "Dust Demon", walks across the playa during the Burning Man "Rites of Passage" arts and music festival in the Black Rock desert of Nevada, September 4, 2011.  REUTERS/Jim Urquhart&nbsp;</p>

Participant Kevin Wagter (C), dressed as the "Dust Demon", walks across the playa during the Burning Man "Rites of Passage" arts and music festival in the Black Rock desert of Nevada, September 4, 2011. REUTERS/Jim Urquhart 

Participant Kevin Wagter (C), dressed as the "Dust Demon", walks across the playa during the Burning Man "Rites of Passage" arts and music festival in the Black Rock desert of Nevada, September 4, 2011. REUTERS/Jim Urquhart 

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<p>Participants fight in the Thunder Dome during the Burning Man 2011 "Rites of Passage" arts and music festival&nbsp;in the Black Rock desert of Nevada, September 3, 2011. REUTERS/Jim Urquhart &nbsp;</p>

Participants fight in the Thunder Dome during the Burning Man 2011 "Rites of Passage" arts and music festival in the Black Rock desert of Nevada, September 3, 2011. REUTERS/Jim Urquhart  

Participants fight in the Thunder Dome during the Burning Man 2011 "Rites of Passage" arts and music festival in the Black Rock desert of Nevada, September 3, 2011. REUTERS/Jim Urquhart  

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<p>Krissy Humphreys watches The Man being burned during the Burning Man 2011 "Rites of Passage" arts and music festival&nbsp;in the Black Rock desert of Nevada, September 3, 2011.   REUTERS/Jim Urquhart &nbsp;</p>

Krissy Humphreys watches The Man being burned during the Burning Man 2011 "Rites of Passage" arts and music festival in the Black Rock desert of Nevada, September 3, 2011. REUTERS/Jim Urquhart  

Krissy Humphreys watches The Man being burned during the Burning Man 2011 "Rites of Passage" arts and music festival in the Black Rock desert of Nevada, September 3, 2011. REUTERS/Jim Urquhart  

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<p>Fireworks erupt before The Man is burned during the Burning Man 2011 "Rites of Passage" arts and music festival&nbsp;in the Black Rock desert of Nevada, September 3, 2011.  REUTERS/Jim Urquhart </p>

Fireworks erupt before The Man is burned during the Burning Man 2011 "Rites of Passage" arts and music festival in the Black Rock desert of Nevada, September 3, 2011. REUTERS/Jim Urquhart

Fireworks erupt before The Man is burned during the Burning Man 2011 "Rites of Passage" arts and music festival in the Black Rock desert of Nevada, September 3, 2011. REUTERS/Jim Urquhart

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<p>The Man is burned during the Burning Man 2011 "Rites of Passage" arts and music festival&nbsp;in the Black Rock desert of Nevada, September 3, 2011.  REUTERS/Jim Urquhart </p>

The Man is burned during the Burning Man 2011 "Rites of Passage" arts and music festival in the Black Rock desert of Nevada, September 3, 2011. REUTERS/Jim Urquhart

The Man is burned during the Burning Man 2011 "Rites of Passage" arts and music festival in the Black Rock desert of Nevada, September 3, 2011. REUTERS/Jim Urquhart

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<p>Participants run towards the fire after The Man was burned during the Burning Man 2011 "Rites of Passage" arts and music festival&nbsp;in the Black Rock desert of Nevada, September 3, 2011.  REUTERS/Jim Urquhart </p>

Participants run towards the fire after The Man was burned during the Burning Man 2011 "Rites of Passage" arts and music festival in the Black Rock desert of Nevada, September 3, 2011. REUTERS/Jim Urquhart

Participants run towards the fire after The Man was burned during the Burning Man 2011 "Rites of Passage" arts and music festival in the Black Rock desert of Nevada, September 3, 2011. REUTERS/Jim Urquhart

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<p>People experience the "Wet Dream" art installation during the Burning Man 2011 "Rites of Passage" arts and music festival&nbsp;in the Black Rock desert of Nevada September 3, 2011.  REUTERS/Jim Urquhart    </p>

People experience the "Wet Dream" art installation during the Burning Man 2011 "Rites of Passage" arts and music festival in the Black Rock desert of Nevada September 3, 2011. REUTERS/Jim Urquhart

People experience the "Wet Dream" art installation during the Burning Man 2011 "Rites of Passage" arts and music festival in the Black Rock desert of Nevada September 3, 2011. REUTERS/Jim Urquhart

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<p>Scott Zimmerman wears wings during the Burning Man 2011 "Rites of Passage" arts and music festival&nbsp;in the Black Rock desert of Nevada, September 2, 2011. REUTERS/Jim Urquhart &nbsp;</p>

Scott Zimmerman wears wings during the Burning Man 2011 "Rites of Passage" arts and music festival in the Black Rock desert of Nevada, September 2, 2011. REUTERS/Jim Urquhart  

Scott Zimmerman wears wings during the Burning Man 2011 "Rites of Passage" arts and music festival in the Black Rock desert of Nevada, September 2, 2011. REUTERS/Jim Urquhart  

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<p>People make their way to the Temple of Transition during the Burning Man 2011 "Rites of Passage" arts and music festival&nbsp;in the Black Rock desert of Nevada, September 2, 2011.  REUTERS/Jim Urquhart </p>

People make their way to the Temple of Transition during the Burning Man 2011 "Rites of Passage" arts and music festival in the Black Rock desert of Nevada, September 2, 2011. REUTERS/Jim Urquhart

People make their way to the Temple of Transition during the Burning Man 2011 "Rites of Passage" arts and music festival in the Black Rock desert of Nevada, September 2, 2011. REUTERS/Jim Urquhart

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<p>Festival attendees celebrate the moving of a 50-feet tall Trojan Horse during the Burning Man 2011 "Rites of Passage" arts and music festival in the Black Rock desert of Nevada, September 2, 2011. REUTERS/Jim Urquhart </p>

Festival attendees celebrate the moving of a 50-feet tall Trojan Horse during the Burning Man 2011 "Rites of Passage" arts and music festival in the Black Rock desert of Nevada, September 2, 2011. REUTERS/Jim Urquhart

Festival attendees celebrate the moving of a 50-feet tall Trojan Horse during the Burning Man 2011 "Rites of Passage" arts and music festival in the Black Rock desert of Nevada, September 2, 2011. REUTERS/Jim Urquhart

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<p>A participant cheers as a giant wooden Trojan horse art project burns in the Black Rock Desert in the early hours of the morning during the Burning Man "Rites of Passage" arts and music festival in Nevada, September 3, 2011.  REUTERS/Jim Bourg </p>

A participant cheers as a giant wooden Trojan horse art project burns in the Black Rock Desert in the early hours of the morning during the Burning Man "Rites of Passage" arts and music festival in Nevada, September 3, 2011. REUTERS/Jim Bourg more

A participant cheers as a giant wooden Trojan horse art project burns in the Black Rock Desert in the early hours of the morning during the Burning Man "Rites of Passage" arts and music festival in Nevada, September 3, 2011. REUTERS/Jim Bourg

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<p>A participant dressed in a checkered mylar bodysuit lit by laser lights sits on on his bicycle while talking to a friend in the Black Rock Desert in the early hours of the morning during the Burning Man "Rites of Passage" arts and music festival in Nevada, September 3, 2011.  REUTERS/Jim Bourg </p>

A participant dressed in a checkered mylar bodysuit lit by laser lights sits on on his bicycle while talking to a friend in the Black Rock Desert in the early hours of the morning during the Burning Man "Rites of Passage" arts and music festival in...more

A participant dressed in a checkered mylar bodysuit lit by laser lights sits on on his bicycle while talking to a friend in the Black Rock Desert in the early hours of the morning during the Burning Man "Rites of Passage" arts and music festival in Nevada, September 3, 2011. REUTERS/Jim Bourg

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<p>People dance at the Disorient sound camp during the Burning Man 2011 "Rites of Passage" arts and music festival&nbsp;in the Black Rock desert of Nevada September 3, 2011.    REUTERS/Jim Urquhart</p>

People dance at the Disorient sound camp during the Burning Man 2011 "Rites of Passage" arts and music festival in the Black Rock desert of Nevada September 3, 2011. REUTERS/Jim Urquhart

People dance at the Disorient sound camp during the Burning Man 2011 "Rites of Passage" arts and music festival in the Black Rock desert of Nevada September 3, 2011. REUTERS/Jim Urquhart

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<p>The Burning Man 2011 "Rites of Passage" arts and music festival is seen in this aerial view taken&nbsp;in the Black Rock desert of Nevada September 3, 2011.   &nbsp; REUTERS/Jim Urquhart&nbsp;</p>

The Burning Man 2011 "Rites of Passage" arts and music festival is seen in this aerial view taken in the Black Rock desert of Nevada September 3, 2011.   REUTERS/Jim Urquhart 

The Burning Man 2011 "Rites of Passage" arts and music festival is seen in this aerial view taken in the Black Rock desert of Nevada September 3, 2011.   REUTERS/Jim Urquhart 

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<p>Clouds of dust blow across the Playa during the Burning Man 2011 "Rites of Passage" arts and music festival&nbsp;in the Black Rock desert of Nevada September 3, 2011.   REUTERS/Jim Urquhart</p>

Clouds of dust blow across the Playa during the Burning Man 2011 "Rites of Passage" arts and music festival in the Black Rock desert of Nevada September 3, 2011. REUTERS/Jim Urquhart

Clouds of dust blow across the Playa during the Burning Man 2011 "Rites of Passage" arts and music festival in the Black Rock desert of Nevada September 3, 2011. REUTERS/Jim Urquhart

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<p>Burning Man participants parade across the Black Rock Desert with jellyfish that they created in the early hours of the morning during the Burning Man 2011 "Rites of Passage" arts and music festival in Nevada September 2, 2011.    REUTERS/Jim Bourg    </p>

Burning Man participants parade across the Black Rock Desert with jellyfish that they created in the early hours of the morning during the Burning Man 2011 "Rites of Passage" arts and music festival in Nevada September 2, 2011. REUTERS/Jim Bourg ...more

Burning Man participants parade across the Black Rock Desert with jellyfish that they created in the early hours of the morning during the Burning Man 2011 "Rites of Passage" arts and music festival in Nevada September 2, 2011. REUTERS/Jim Bourg

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<p>Burning  Man participants gather in the Black Rock Desert in the early hours of the morning during the Burning Man 2011 "Rites of Passage" arts and music festival in Nevada September 2, 2011.    REUTERS/Jim Bourg </p>

Burning Man participants gather in the Black Rock Desert in the early hours of the morning during the Burning Man 2011 "Rites of Passage" arts and music festival in Nevada September 2, 2011. REUTERS/Jim Bourg

Burning Man participants gather in the Black Rock Desert in the early hours of the morning during the Burning Man 2011 "Rites of Passage" arts and music festival in Nevada September 2, 2011. REUTERS/Jim Bourg

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<p>Burning Man participants look at an art installation in the Black Rock Desert in the early hours of the morning during the Burning Man 2011 "Rites of Passage" arts and music festival in Nevada September 2, 2011.    REUTERS/Jim Bourg     </p>

Burning Man participants look at an art installation in the Black Rock Desert in the early hours of the morning during the Burning Man 2011 "Rites of Passage" arts and music festival in Nevada September 2, 2011. REUTERS/Jim Bourg

Burning Man participants look at an art installation in the Black Rock Desert in the early hours of the morning during the Burning Man 2011 "Rites of Passage" arts and music festival in Nevada September 2, 2011. REUTERS/Jim Bourg

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<p>A Burning Man participant who goes by the name "Lucky Chance" from Oakland, California spins poi as the sun comes up over the desert during the Burning Man 2011 "Rites of Passage" arts and music festival in the Black Rock desert of Nevada, September 1, 2011. REUTERS/Jim Bourg   </p>

A Burning Man participant who goes by the name "Lucky Chance" from Oakland, California spins poi as the sun comes up over the desert during the Burning Man 2011 "Rites of Passage" arts and music festival in the Black Rock desert of Nevada, September...more

A Burning Man participant who goes by the name "Lucky Chance" from Oakland, California spins poi as the sun comes up over the desert during the Burning Man 2011 "Rites of Passage" arts and music festival in the Black Rock desert of Nevada, September 1, 2011. REUTERS/Jim Bourg

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<p>Burning Man participants fly hot air ballons across the desert past the large art installations on display during the Burning Man 2011 "Rites of Passage" arts and music festival in the Black Rock desert of Nevada, September 1, 2011.  REUTERS/Jim Bourg   </p>

Burning Man participants fly hot air ballons across the desert past the large art installations on display during the Burning Man 2011 "Rites of Passage" arts and music festival in the Black Rock desert of Nevada, September 1, 2011. REUTERS/Jim...more

Burning Man participants fly hot air ballons across the desert past the large art installations on display during the Burning Man 2011 "Rites of Passage" arts and music festival in the Black Rock desert of Nevada, September 1, 2011. REUTERS/Jim Bourg

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<p>An art installation called the "Hug Deli" offers free hugs to passersby during the Burning Man 2011 "Rites of Passage" arts and music festival in the Black Rock desert of Nevada, September 1, 2011.   REUTERS/Jim Bourg     </p>

An art installation called the "Hug Deli" offers free hugs to passersby during the Burning Man 2011 "Rites of Passage" arts and music festival in the Black Rock desert of Nevada, September 1, 2011. REUTERS/Jim Bourg

An art installation called the "Hug Deli" offers free hugs to passersby during the Burning Man 2011 "Rites of Passage" arts and music festival in the Black Rock desert of Nevada, September 1, 2011. REUTERS/Jim Bourg

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<p>Brian Wadman, a Burning Man participant from Auckland, New Zealand, toasts a giant Trojan horse art project with his can of beer shortly after sunrise during the Burning Man 2011 "Rites of Passage" arts and music festival in the Black Rock desert of Nevada, September 1, 2011.    REUTERS/Jim Bourg   </p>

Brian Wadman, a Burning Man participant from Auckland, New Zealand, toasts a giant Trojan horse art project with his can of beer shortly after sunrise during the Burning Man 2011 "Rites of Passage" arts and music festival in the Black Rock desert of...more

Brian Wadman, a Burning Man participant from Auckland, New Zealand, toasts a giant Trojan horse art project with his can of beer shortly after sunrise during the Burning Man 2011 "Rites of Passage" arts and music festival in the Black Rock desert of Nevada, September 1, 2011. REUTERS/Jim Bourg

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<p>Campsites and theme camps are seen stretching for miles across the desert during the Burning Man 2011 "Rites of Passage" arts and music festival in the Black Rock desert of Nevada, September 1, 2011. REUTERS/Jim Bourg </p>

Campsites and theme camps are seen stretching for miles across the desert during the Burning Man 2011 "Rites of Passage" arts and music festival in the Black Rock desert of Nevada, September 1, 2011. REUTERS/Jim Bourg

Campsites and theme camps are seen stretching for miles across the desert during the Burning Man 2011 "Rites of Passage" arts and music festival in the Black Rock desert of Nevada, September 1, 2011. REUTERS/Jim Bourg

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<p>A Burning Man participant talks to artist Demian Durance (2nd R) as the sun comes up behind his art installation "Quemaduras del Sol" during the Burning Man 2011 "Rites of Passage" arts and music festival in the Black Rock desert of Nevada, September 1, 2011. REUTERS/Jim Bourg  </p>

A Burning Man participant talks to artist Demian Durance (2nd R) as the sun comes up behind his art installation "Quemaduras del Sol" during the Burning Man 2011 "Rites of Passage" arts and music festival in the Black Rock desert of Nevada, September...more

A Burning Man participant talks to artist Demian Durance (2nd R) as the sun comes up behind his art installation "Quemaduras del Sol" during the Burning Man 2011 "Rites of Passage" arts and music festival in the Black Rock desert of Nevada, September 1, 2011. REUTERS/Jim Bourg

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<p>Burning Man participants bicycle towards a sound and music camp where people are dancing in the dust, during the Burning Man 2011 "Rites of Passage" arts and music festival in the Black Rock desert of Nevada, August 31, 2011.  REUTERS/Jim Bourg </p>

Burning Man participants bicycle towards a sound and music camp where people are dancing in the dust, during the Burning Man 2011 "Rites of Passage" arts and music festival in the Black Rock desert of Nevada, August 31, 2011. REUTERS/Jim Bourg more

Burning Man participants bicycle towards a sound and music camp where people are dancing in the dust, during the Burning Man 2011 "Rites of Passage" arts and music festival in the Black Rock desert of Nevada, August 31, 2011. REUTERS/Jim Bourg

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<p>A participant is seen during the Burning Man 2011 "Rites of Passage" arts and music festival in the Black Rock desert of Nevada August 31, 2011. REUTERS/Jim Bourg </p>

A participant is seen during the Burning Man 2011 "Rites of Passage" arts and music festival in the Black Rock desert of Nevada August 31, 2011. REUTERS/Jim Bourg

A participant is seen during the Burning Man 2011 "Rites of Passage" arts and music festival in the Black Rock desert of Nevada August 31, 2011. REUTERS/Jim Bourg

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<p>Participants take pictures from a platform where the effigy of the man is to be burned, during the Burning Man "Rites of Passage" arts and music festival in the Black Rock desert of Nevada, August 31, 2011.  REUTERS/Jim Bourg </p>

Participants take pictures from a platform where the effigy of the man is to be burned, during the Burning Man "Rites of Passage" arts and music festival in the Black Rock desert of Nevada, August 31, 2011. REUTERS/Jim Bourg

Participants take pictures from a platform where the effigy of the man is to be burned, during the Burning Man "Rites of Passage" arts and music festival in the Black Rock desert of Nevada, August 31, 2011. REUTERS/Jim Bourg

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<p>Participants climb down from the top of "The Temple of Transition" during the Burning Man "Rites of Passage" arts and music festival in the Black Rock desert of Nevada, August 31, 2011.  REUTERS/Jim Bourg </p>

Participants climb down from the top of "The Temple of Transition" during the Burning Man "Rites of Passage" arts and music festival in the Black Rock desert of Nevada, August 31, 2011. REUTERS/Jim Bourg

Participants climb down from the top of "The Temple of Transition" during the Burning Man "Rites of Passage" arts and music festival in the Black Rock desert of Nevada, August 31, 2011. REUTERS/Jim Bourg

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<p>Participants chant together inside "The Temple of Transition" during the Burning Man "Rites of Passage" arts and music festival in the Black Rock desert of Nevada, August 31, 2011. REUTERS/Jim Bourg </p>

Participants chant together inside "The Temple of Transition" during the Burning Man "Rites of Passage" arts and music festival in the Black Rock desert of Nevada, August 31, 2011. REUTERS/Jim Bourg

Participants chant together inside "The Temple of Transition" during the Burning Man "Rites of Passage" arts and music festival in the Black Rock desert of Nevada, August 31, 2011. REUTERS/Jim Bourg

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<p>A participant looks out from a platform before the burning of an effigy during the Burning Man 2011 "Rites of Passage" arts and music festival in the Black Rock desert of Nevada, August 31, 2011. REUTERS/Jim Bourg </p>

A participant looks out from a platform before the burning of an effigy during the Burning Man 2011 "Rites of Passage" arts and music festival in the Black Rock desert of Nevada, August 31, 2011. REUTERS/Jim Bourg

A participant looks out from a platform before the burning of an effigy during the Burning Man 2011 "Rites of Passage" arts and music festival in the Black Rock desert of Nevada, August 31, 2011. REUTERS/Jim Bourg

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<p>LaTisha Strickland (L) of Portland, Oregon, shows her octopus hat to a friend as they visit the effigy of the man, during the Burning Man 2011 "Rites of Passage" arts and music festival in the Black Rock desert of Nevada, August 31, 2011. REUTERS/Jim Bourg </p>

LaTisha Strickland (L) of Portland, Oregon, shows her octopus hat to a friend as they visit the effigy of the man, during the Burning Man 2011 "Rites of Passage" arts and music festival in the Black Rock desert of Nevada, August 31, 2011. REUTERS/Jim...more

LaTisha Strickland (L) of Portland, Oregon, shows her octopus hat to a friend as they visit the effigy of the man, during the Burning Man 2011 "Rites of Passage" arts and music festival in the Black Rock desert of Nevada, August 31, 2011. REUTERS/Jim Bourg

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<p>A participant during the Burning Man 2011 "Rites of Passage" arts and music festival in the Black Rock desert of Nevada, August 31, 2011. REUTERS/Jim Bourg </p>

A participant during the Burning Man 2011 "Rites of Passage" arts and music festival in the Black Rock desert of Nevada, August 31, 2011. REUTERS/Jim Bourg

A participant during the Burning Man 2011 "Rites of Passage" arts and music festival in the Black Rock desert of Nevada, August 31, 2011. REUTERS/Jim Bourg

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<p>Participants wear face masks and goggles to protect themselves during a dust storm in the midst of the Burning Man "Rites of Passage" arts and music festival in the Black Rock Desert of Nevada, August 31, 2011. REUTERS/Jim Bourg </p>

Participants wear face masks and goggles to protect themselves during a dust storm in the midst of the Burning Man "Rites of Passage" arts and music festival in the Black Rock Desert of Nevada, August 31, 2011. REUTERS/Jim Bourg

Participants wear face masks and goggles to protect themselves during a dust storm in the midst of the Burning Man "Rites of Passage" arts and music festival in the Black Rock Desert of Nevada, August 31, 2011. REUTERS/Jim Bourg

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<p>A participant looks at the effigy made in the form of a man, to be burned during the Burning Man "Rites of Passage" arts and music festival in the Black Rock desert of Nevada, August 31, 2011.  REUTERS/Jim Bourg </p>

A participant looks at the effigy made in the form of a man, to be burned during the Burning Man "Rites of Passage" arts and music festival in the Black Rock desert of Nevada, August 31, 2011. REUTERS/Jim Bourg

A participant looks at the effigy made in the form of a man, to be burned during the Burning Man "Rites of Passage" arts and music festival in the Black Rock desert of Nevada, August 31, 2011. REUTERS/Jim Bourg

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