symbiosis

Garden Warfare

How Plants Summon Insect Armies to Defend Themselves From Attackers

The sweet smell of success.
Grennan Milliken
2.2.17
Features

Symbiosis Gathering Co-Owner Wants to Ditch the Term ‘Transformational Festival’

In advance of the hippie-leaning California festival's 2016 edition, Kevin KoChen tells you why corporate festivals won't change your life.
Jemayel Khawaja
9.9.16
2015

11 Festivals That Changed the Game In 2015

From the West Coast's transformationals to the UK's darling garden parties, boutique experimental gatherings and underground ragers in South America, these were the festivals that did something different.
THUMP Staff
12.15.15
Festival Season!

Symbiosis Gathering Is Like Burning Man on Spring Break

Boobs. There's not really much more I can say. I have never seen so many bare breasts in one place before.
Jemayel Khawaja
9.22.15
Premieres

PREMIERE: Savor the Last Days of Summer with Tone of Arc's "Hunter Doe"

The standalone single arrives ahead of their set at this weekend's Symbiosis Gathering in Oakdale, California.
Andrea Domanick
9.17.15
Art

[Exclusive] Building Art Boats for a Music Festival on a Lake

With its 2,900 acre reservoir setting, and swimming in between stages, Symbiosis Gathering isn't your average festival, and that's kind of the point.
TCP Staff
9.16.15
Hell or Salt Water

Is Sunscreen from Snorkelers Killing Coral Reefs?

Many resorts insist on biodegradable sunscreen, but we wanted to know how big of an impact sunblock really has.
Kaleigh Rogers
8.10.15
Features

Predator Politics

Coyote-wolf hybrids are coming to American towns. In Chappaqua, New York, home to The Clintons, they've ignited fears and anger—and birthed the phrase "coyote jihad."
Saki Knafo
6.22.15
Design

Is Spirulina Furniture the Future of Interior Decor?

Photosynthetic algae decks the halls of a futuristic home concept at the Mattress Factory Museum of Contemporary Art.
Sami Emory
5.26.15
Motherboard Blog

The Snot-Tunneling Bacteria Duo That Can Help Save the Oceans from Climate Change

This symbiotic bacteria duo creates 7-centimeter long chains of mucus. They might also help oxygenate the acidifying oceans.
Becky Ferreira
8.15.13