My husband and I both love old school Zelda games. My crafty friend Lee whipped these up using Perler beads, which exactly mimic 8-bit graphics. These are characters from Link's Awakening (Link and Marin) but altered to look more like us.
A severe rain shortage prompted villagers in the Indian state of West Bengal to fall back on an old tradition -- the frog wedding. The villagers pooled their money to pay for the wedding of two frogs named Ram and Sita, named for the two primary characters in the Sanskrit epic the Ramayana. From Reuters: