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On this show: writer Stephanie Nolan on the discovery of a possible Shakespeare portrait. Host Tina Srebotnjak talks to biographer Charlotte Gray about her new book Flint and Feathers: The Life and Times of E. Pauline Johnson. Tina and panelists writer Ian Brown and Suanne Kelman of Head of Broadcast Journalism at Ryerson discuss the conundrum of hard to read books. Toronto streeters answer the question of what to do if a book is hard to get through.
Mosquito-borne diseases kill over a million people each year, making mosquitoes the world's deadliest creatures. Who can stop this menace? Meet disease hunters who combat mosquito-borne diseases like dengue and malaria.
The Pioneering Spirit is a behemoth of the shipping world. Weighing over 900,000 tons at maximum draft, at 124 meters wide and up to 477 meters long with equipment deployed, this steel giant is the biggest vessel on the planet.
A mind-altering odyssey about one man's quest to prove a growing imbalance in our brains, and help us understand how this makes us increasingly unable to grapple with critical economic, environmental and social issues.