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Sunglasses Encouraged

Electric Daisy Carnival Weekend will have artists pulling double (maybe triple) duty as they bounce back and forth between the Las Vegas Motor Speedway and the Strip. But you let them worry about that—you just worry about the sunscreen.FRIDAY 16So where will you want to be seen? Why not start at Aria Resort & Casino’s Liquid Pool Lounge, where New Jersey EDM trio Cash Cash will play for the sun-soaked crowd. 11 a.m., $20–$50, liquidpoollv.comIf you’ve got an Armin Van Buuren itch that...

An Enviro Student’s Lament: No ‘Green’ Product Is Without Baggage

[Editor's note: The Tyee was a proud partner with Simon Fraser University’s Faculty of Environment on a recent undergraduate department opinion-editorial writing contest. Students had the chance to workshop their ideas and turn their critiques into compelling arguments. After reading the final submissions, it’s clear the next generation is thinking critically about our environmental future ⎯ and it gives us hope. This is the first of three winning entries in the contest.] Picture this. It’s...

The best electric fans you can buy

The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase.Vornado/Business InsiderThe Insider Pick:When trying to beat the summer heat outdoors, a glass of lemonade at the pool works great. Beating the heat indoors works best with an electric fan. The best electric fan is the Vornado 660 Large Whole Room Air Circulator fan, as it provides the best mix of versatility, good airflow, and quiet...