A links roundup about NYU, NYC, & beyond:
How to spend time alone in a city of 8.4 million.
The appalling true story of how an African man became an exhibit at the Bronx Zoo.
The Great Gatsby, Invisible Man, and other famous NYC-based novels, by neighborhood.
70 years after Hiroshima and Nagasaki, the question remains: Do bombs end wars?
Why do humans (and some other animals) laugh?