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Das Energi, PLUR and rave culture explained from an inside perspective

A review of Utah’s biggest EDM festival and modern rave culture When you hear the word “rave,” what comes to mind? For many it’s the image of out of control crowds, incomprehensibl …

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Slightly Off Center: September 2018

Nostalgia at the shallow end Nostalgia is a public pool filled with warm memories at the shallow end, but in the deep end there be monsters disguised as beguiling Sirens. You may e …

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Plant Sex Ed

What you should know before deciding to save your plant’s seeds for replanting Becoming more self reliant and resilient was one of the main reasons I began gardening almost 20 year …

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From Fast Fashion to Conscious Consumption

The environmental cost of cheap clothing The scene is familiar. You go to your nearest fast fashion retailer to purchase some new clothes. You see racks and racks of identical shir …

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The Burning Bride Project

Marriage, at least in romance-based societies such as ours, is an act of hope, a commitment for the future. A belief in love. With (and certainly without) the best efforts, hope ma …

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Mining begins in Grand Staircase Escalante

A Canadian mining company called Glacier Lake Resources, Inc. has announced that it will begin exploration for an underground mine on 200 acres that were formerly inside the bounda …

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Coyote hunters are cheating

It seems that hunters have been cheating to get a $50 bounty on coyotes offered by the State of Utah. To receive payment, the State requires hunters to turn in a dry or frozen coyo …

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Sierra Club: Coal power is costing consumers

Sticking with coal-fired power generation is going to cost Utah consumers a lot of extra money according to a new report from the Sierra Club. An analysis of PacifiCorp, the parent …

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Intelligent Design

Great planning and an eye to innovation reap garden bounty at Frog Bench Farms. I’m a permaculture enthusiast cursed with an English garden aesthetic. The duality doubles down once …

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The Urban Almanac: August 2018

A monthly compendium of random wisdom for the natural world and beyond. August 1 Sunrise;:6:24am.Sunset: 8:42pm. Be good to your skin, enjoy the outdoors and get your vitamin D. Th …

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