1. Speaking of rats, I just found out that they’re being used to sniff out landmines leftover from conflicts in Africa. They don’t weigh enough to trigger the mine and their sense of smell is as good as a dog’s. Also, they’re called HeroRats. Awww!

2. Sunday at 8:00, the organ fest at the Cathedral of the Madeleine starts. It goes bi-weekly through the beginning of November, but the organist this Sunday is from Notre-Dame in Paris.

3. And here’s James Dean in glasses with a kitten. What more do you need? Nothing!