"Gary Larson" is an American cartoonist. He is the creator of The Far Side, a single-panel cartoon series that was syndicated internationally to over 1,900 newspapers for fifteen years. The series ended with Larson's retirement on January 1, 1995. His twenty-three books of collected cartoons have combined sales of more than forty-five million copies.

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Theme-park approach to nature. We judge plants and animals by whether they're entertaining to us. We gravitate toward animals and plants that are big, dramatic, beautiful and at eye-level.

The threads that connect us to other living things. Newspapers will run a headline: 'Shark kills human.' You never see a headline from the other perspective: 'Man swims in shark-infested water, forgets he's shark food.' .

Great moments in science: Einstein discovers that time is actually money.

The Bluebird of Happiness long absent from his life, Ned is visited by the Chicken of Depression.

Just be careful how you put it back down, or you can wipe out a population the size of Manhattan.

Suddenly, two bystanders stuck their heads inside the frame and ruined one of the funniest cartoons ever.

Unbeknownst to most historians, Einstein started down the road of professional basketball before an ankle injury diverted him to science.

Its clear that as long as this demand continues, then charter schools will continue to thrive.

Charters give public school teachers the flexibility to design programs to the individual student needs. They no longer have to go to a distant bureaucracy to ask for permission. By being allowed to make their own decisions the teachers are able to create strong partnerships with parents.