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Maybe the first ‘world’s tiniest park’? Portland had a tiny park ‘war’ brewing with a small town in the U.K. recently.

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VOLUNTEER GARDENER TENDS TINY FLOWER PLOT ON 62ND STREET BETWEEN PARK AND LEXINGTON AVENUES IN MIDTOWN MANHATTAN. THIS STREET IS ALWAYS GRACES BY ATTRACTIVE, WELL-CARED-FOR PLANTINGS, 04/1973

From the Records of the Environmental Protection Agency (12/02/1970-)

April showers bring May flowers, but it looks like this volunteer gardener is getting a jump on May! Some streets in New York City are adorned with flowers in Spring.

Source: http://go.usa.gov/2vJm

 (Suzanne Szasz, photographer)

Also reblogging because I can’t resist the vintage Volvo P1800… -D

Bizarre, funny, arty, poignant. ‘Eyes as Big as Plates' project by Scandinavian artists Riitta Ikonen and Karoline Hjorth, via the Sad and Useless blog.

Cool time-lapse video of a student science experiment demonstrating tropism.