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This Week in Science with Dan Riskin

: Do spiders dream? https://www.nytimes.com/2022/08/08/science/spiders-dreaming-sleeping-rem.html And, a surprising way to stop people from believing falsehoods https://neurosciencenews.com/stress-conspiracy-theories-21116/ and more with 

22m
Aug 16
Untitled Political Segment with Trevor Mayoh

Passport delays cause some Canadians to game the system with fake travel plans https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/passport-waits-delays-line-standers-fake-travel-gaming-travel-doc-system-1.6550262, the public inquiry into the Emergencies Act usage during convoy protests starts Sept. 19 https://www.cbc.ca/news/politics/federal-government-emergencies-act-public-inquiry-start-date-1.6551701, and more on our with political commentator Trevor Mayoh https://www.trevormayoh.com/

19m
Aug 16
Oops I Dated Again with Natasha Vinik

 Comedian Natasha Vinik https://www.natashavinik.com/ for Oops I Dated Again

41m
Aug 16
Games Night with Tony Five

 "Games Night" with Foreign Correspondent Tony Five https://twitter.com/realTonyFive live from London, England

32m
Aug 16
What’s the worst thing to be allergic to?| Yes or BS?| TonyTedesco

What’s the worst thing to be allergic to?  Tech. Producer Game w/ Andrew Potts:  Interview with the producer, Tony Tedesco https://twitter.com/Tedesco/

48m
Aug 16
Dr. Mitch Shulman

From a medical angle, we examine how Ontario Premier Doug Ford swallowed a bee at a presser https://toronto.ctvnews.ca/doug-ford-swallows-bee-during-live-news-conference-1.6024982 with medical expert . Will the bee make it? You'll have to listen to find out!

10m
Aug 15
Mark Mendelson

 It's Criminal Minds! Crime expert Mark Mendelson https://twitter.com/MendelsonMark and David discuss the brazen attack on a Brampton, ON media personality https://toronto.ctvnews.ca/police-investigating-attack-on-brampton-ont-media-personality-as-attempted-murder-1.6023018, Machine Gun Kelly getting his tour bus vandalized https://www.buzzfeed.com/morganmurrell/machine-gun-kelly-tour-bus-vandalized, and the wanted murder suspect who called 911 because McDonald's served him cold fries https://nypost.com/2022/08/12/murder-suspect-antoine-sims-calls-911-over-cold-mcdonalds-fries-ends-up-in-police-chase/ (spoiler: it ended in a police chase)

19m
Aug 15
Sex Ed. with Samantha Bitty

It's all about "contagious wedding desire syndrome", the three types of orgasms women can have https://www.iflscience.com/the-three-types-of-female-orgasm-according-to-science-64816, and Dirty Talk 101 on  with Samantha Bitty https://www.instagram.com/samantha_bitty/

22m
Aug 15
"Serious Sundays" with Tony Five

 with Foreign correspondent Tony Five https://twitter.com/RealTonyFive live from London, England

31m
Aug 15
What's the most Canadian thing you've ever done?| Stories| Would you Rather?

What's the most Canadian thing you've ever done?  Producer Games w/ Andrew Potts:  Interview with the producer, Tony Tedesco https://twitter.com/Tedesco/

1h 2m
Aug 15
Liisa Kuuter | Reni Barlow

: International Youth Day https://www.un.org/en/observances/youth-day is on Friday, we discuss that and The RBC Race for the Kids https://www.rbcraceforthekids.com/ with Liisa Kuuter, a program manager for Sunnybrook Hospital in Toronto's Family Navigation Project All about the Canada-Wide Science Fair  https://youthscience.ca/science-fairs/cwsf/edmonton-2023/plan-your-visit/(returning in-person for 2023) with Reni Barlow https://youthscience.ca/about-ysc/board-of-directors/reni-barlow/, executive director of Youth Science Canada https://youthscience.ca/

20m
Aug 12
Dr. Uri Burstyn | Dr. Douglas Grace

A study says experienced cat owners may be giving their cats too much affection https://www.ctvnews.ca/lifestyle/experienced-cat-owners-may-be-giving-too-much-affection-to-their-pets-study-1.6022211, but those researchers may have got it wrong with Veterinarian Dr. Uri Burstyn, The Helpful Vancouver Vet https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCtEnS6HGyK1oe71sxbJuhcw Plastic Surgery 101 with plastic and reconstructive surgeon Dr. Douglas Grace https://www.gracemed.com/dr-grace/, founder of GraceMed https://www.gracemed.com/

21m
Aug 12
Tony's Unlimited Questions with Tony Five

: It's  Foreign Correspondent Tony Five https://twitter.com/realTonyFive live from London, England... even though there's only a limited number of them

31m
Aug 12
Power Outage Stories | The Movie Game

__ __             POWER OUTAGE STORIES. Motivated by the major outage in Toronto https://toronto.ctvnews.ca/massive-outage-hitting-toronto-likely-caused-by-barge-slamming-into-power-line-1.6023350 Producer Games w/ Andrew Potts and Ben Harrison: 

51m
Aug 12
This Week in Tech

 Carmi Levy https://twitter.com/carmilevy on THIS WEEK IN TECH reveals the RCMP has been using spyware tools for years, goes over how Google's trying to publicly shame Apple into adopting better text messaging standards, and more.

20m
Aug 11
What isn't a cult but seems like one | They're a 10 but...

: WHAT ISN'T A CULT... BUT SURE FEELS LIKE A CULT? Tech. Producer Game w/ Andrew Pots: 

1h 0m
Aug 11
Tatum Hunter| Laurie Campbell

The age-old predicament of being married, but still on your parents’ cell plans https://www.washingtonpost.com/technology/2022/08/08/combine-phone-plan-online-accounts/ with Washington Post personal technology writer Tatum Hunter https://twitter.com/Tatum_Hunter_ The effects inflation, shrinkflation, and greedflation are having on consumers with Laurie Campbell, director of client financial wellness at Bromwich + Smith Licensed Insolvency Trustees 

19m
Aug 11
Free for All

It's  Thursdays with Foreign Correspondent Tony Five https://twitter.com/realTonyFive live from London, England.

29m
Aug 11
Therapy Thursdays on a Wednesday

: It's with Gary Direnfeld http://yoursocialworker.com/ and today: back to school! David and Gary talk about the importance of educational assistance, what in-person classrooms might look like. Then they discuss kids being "bathroom shy" at school https://www.facebook.com/GaryDirenfeldSocialWorker/posts/pfbid02reY6Q6PzwSwkYKmH2Z7mMxnoZgEf2tiNY8xURUAki3mhsEF1xziPbzgKGR1HGBBWl.

22m
Aug 10
Stéphane Deschênes| Ed Conroy

 It's all about nudity and naturists and Bare Oaks Family Naturist Park https://www.bareoaks.ca/ in Ontario. We speak with the park's owner and International Federation of Naturists https://inf-fni.org/ President Stéphane Deschênes https://twitter.com/cdnmoustache The mystery of the labyrinth under Toronto, and the "Cabbagetown Monster" with cultural historian and Retrontario https://retrontario.com/ founder Ed Conroy

19m
Aug 10
Natalie Norman

Toronto-based Comedian Natalie Norman https://twitter.com/stalkingnatalie debates the virtues of "cat men" vs. "dog men." Then it's the ins and outs of performing stand-up comedy naked at a naturist park.

10m
Aug 10
Cod Pod and Games with Tony Five

 with Foreign Correspondent Tony Five https://twitter.com/realTonyFive

31m
Aug 10
Who have you gotten revenge on?| The Movie Game| Ben's Brief

__ __      Tech. Producer Game w/ Andrew Pots:     Interview with the producer, Ben Harrison https://twitter.com/6BenHarrison

1h 1m
Aug 10
This Week in Science

The Earth has been spinning a little faster, the study that shows people who white lies are more honest, how the ancestors of whales transitioned from land into water and more with 

22m
Aug 09
"Untitled Political Segment"

 Doug Ford says 'all hands on deck' as MPPs return for throne speech https://www.thestar.com/politics/provincial/2022/08/08/doug-ford-says-all-hands-on-deck-as-mpps-return-for-throne-speech-budget-and-speakers-election.html, Jagmeet Singh warns Justin Trudeau their deal is dead if no dental plan by year's end https://www.thestar.com/politics/political-opinion/2022/08/08/jagmeet-singh-warns-justin-trudeau-their-deal-is-dead-if-no-dental-plan-by-years-end.html, and more on our with political commentator Trevor Mayoh https://www.trevormayoh.com/

19m
Aug 09
Ethan Lou

Subscription overload? Why our 'right to own' is important in a subscription-based world https://www.theglobeandmail.com/opinion/article-subscription-overload-why-our-right-to-own-is-important-in-a/ with Ethan Lou https://twitter.com/Ethan_Lou, a columnist for The Globe and Mail's Report on Business

10m
Aug 09
Oops I Dated Again

Comedian Natasha Vinik https://www.natashavinik.com/ for Oops I Dated Again

41m
Aug 09
"Games Night" with Tony Five

"Games Night" with Foreign Correspondent Tony Five https://twitter.com/realTonyFive live from London, England

22m
Aug 09
Caught red handed!| Trivia| Ben's Brief

Topic: CAUGHT RED HANDED! What have you been caught doing? From the Alex Jones phone story https://www.avclub.com/alex-jones-sandy-hook-defamation-trial-perjury-texts-1849371157. Tech. Producer Game w/ Andrew Potts

48m
Aug 09