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4000 Middlefield Rd Palo Alto, CA 94303
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https://tickets.commonwealthclub.org/open.asp?show=1636

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Are elephants truly scared of mice? Can trousers really spontaneously combust? Is it movie magic, or can a person actually hold on to the hood of a speeding car? Learn how urban legends and illusions are debunked as special effects experts Hyneman and Savage share their secrets, discuss how to separate fact from fiction, and reveal what is behind the scenes of their extremely popular science program.

About the Ticket Supplier: Commonwealth Club

The Commonwealth Club of California is the nation’s oldest and largest public affairs forum, presenting over 400 annual events on topics ranging across politics, culture, society and the economy.

Founded in 1903, the Commonwealth Club has played host to a diverse and distinctive array of speakers, from Teddy Roosevelt in 1911 to Erin Brockovich in 2001. Along the way, Martin Luther King, Ronald Reagan, Bill Clinton and Bill Gates have all given landmark speeches at the Club.