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'Deadpool' Is a Potty-Mouthed Splatterfest. A Really Funny One

NPR film critic Bob Mondello says Deadpool goes in deep on its R rating — and has plenty of fun doing it.

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Lord Martin Rees: How Can We Ensure Our Survival As A Species?

Astronomer and cosmologist Lord Martin Rees asks whether our species will endure despite the many existential threats we face.

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