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Thursday, May 18, 2017 – Season Finale – Tranzac-292 Brunswick Avenue


Nerd Nite Toronto – Season Finale
Thursday May 18, 2017
Tranzac
7:30 pm, doors open at 7:00
$10 at the door

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Join us for the Nerd Nite Toronto Season Finale! $10 at the door gets you an evening with amazing presentations, live science (details to come), raffle, and trivia from our favourite hecklers, Tom and Monty.

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Presentation 1: “Infinite Energy: Windmills on Cars”
by Craig Fay

Exploring some of the basics of air resistance and how we actually generate power from wind, you’ll learn how putting windmills on your car may (or may not) solve the worlds energy crisis.

Craig Fay is an engineer by day and stand up comedian by night. Comparisons to superheros are welcome and encouraged at this point. As a comedian with a passion for talking about science he’s appeared at the world famous Just For Laughs Festival, has been featured on CBC’s Laugh Out Loud and has written about the frustrations of being scientifically literate for Scientific American.
He recently released his debut comedy album “Helicopter Rich” which is availble now on iTunes, Google Play, Amazon and Spotify.
You can follow him on Twitter (@CraigFayComedy) or visit his website CraigFay.com

Website: CraigFay.com
Twitter: https://twitter.com/craigfaycomedy
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/CraigFayComedy/
iTunes: https://itunes.apple.com/us/album/helicopter-rich/id1097672821

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Presentation 2: “How to Become the Batman: Origins and Training Secrets of the Dark Knight Detective.”
by Shayporn Theerakulstit

In a world of super-powered aliens, ancient magics and mutant menaces, what are mere mortals to do in order to survive? One man has shown us a way – the Batman. In this lecture, we will explore the training secrets of the Caped Crusader to learn how to reach the pinnacles of human achievement; both to better ourselves.. and stand up to gods and monsters.

Shyaporn Theerakulstit is an actor, writer, YouTuber and “nerd about town,” specializing in comedic sketches, social commentary and the occasional fake science lecture. He has given talks on such subjects as Godzilla biology and Star Trek vs Star Wars at Nerd Nite, TEDx, C2E2 and the Smithsonian Institution in Washington D.C. He is also the host of Atlas Obscura’s “Real/Fake Science” series in NYC.

http://www.shyaporn.com/
http://www.youtube.com/shyaporn
http://www.scienceofnerds.com/