The Nakizumo crying baby festival in Tokyo – in pictures

http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/gallery/2013/apr/29/crying-baby-festival-tokyo-pictures
Excerpt:

“Japanese parents bring their children to the Sensoji Temple to let novice sumo wrestlers goad their children into crying. The seemingly cruel rite is performed in the belief that their cries will result in them living a long and healthy life”

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Heartwarming Photos Tell Of A Friendship Between A Girl And A Cat

http://designtaxi.com/news/356837/Heartwarming-Photos-Tell-Of-A-Friendship-Between-A-Girl-And-A-Cat/
Excerpt:

“Russian photographer Andy Prokh has captured adorable photos of his daughter Catherine who grew up with their gray British Shorthair cat. In Prokh’s series, the two have lots of chemistry as they spend time with each other while exploring the world and enjoying each others’ company.”