* Some genuinely good news (well, apart from the fact it was needed in the first place...): Mozambique has been declared free of mines. Also see the BBC for a picture of a trained mine-detecting rat in a little harness.
* The 2015 Ig Nobel Prizes have been announced. Apparently, if it doesn't hurt when your ambulance goes over speed bumps, you don't have appendicitis.
* New Doctor Who tomorrow! This is a much nicer welcome to autumn than Wednesday's horrible rain.
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