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09/22/2016 Nerd Nite Toronto: The Final Season Downtown $10 - $19

Nerd Nite Toronto: The Final Season. This event is part of national Science Literacy Week. Presentation 1: "Convergent Evolution and the Guy with a Botfly in his Scrotum" By Dan Riskin Dan Riskin, PhD, is a television personality, scientist, author, and podcaster. Best known in Canada as co-host of Discovery's flagship science program, Daily Planet. Dan's book, Mother Nature is Trying to Kill You was a Canadian bestseller, and his weekly podcast, Recent Paper Decent Puzzle is out now. Presentation 2: "The Stray Shopping Cart Identification System" by Julian Montague Julian Montague is an artist, graphic designer, author and raconteur living in Buffalo, New York. Trivia from Lauren and Virve, on Science. All the Science.

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