Miffy and husband renew their vows in the country where everybody thinks they originated: Japan! (Miffy was actually created by Dutch artist Dick Bruna.)
Kopimism, a Swedish church that holds internet file-sharing sacred, held its first marriage ceremony in Serbia.
The couple—a Romanian woman and an Italian man—were married late last month at Belgrade's SHARE conference, a three day festival celebrating new Internet and media developments. The presiding priest, or Kopimistic "Op" wore a Guy Fawkes mask as a computer read vows and some of Kopimism's central beliefs aloud. "We are here to announce a new pair of noble peers. Copying of information is simply right. Dissemination of information is ethically right. Copying and remixing information communicated by another person is seen as an act of respect," it said. "Do you want to share your love, your knowledge, and your feelings with [the bride] as long as that information exists?"
If this marriage is peer-to-peer, does this make BitTorrent a form of polygamy?
The village of Takhatpur, India held a frog wedding in hopes of bringing rain. Frogs are thought to be able to sense when it will rain and thus have special powers in ending droughts that plague the region.
Unfortunately, the frogs turned into princes and were therefore completely useless to the village.