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Gold and gunfire: Italian artist Cattelan's latest satirical work is a bullet-riddled golden wall

Jun. 04, 2024 09:13 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The first thing that strikes you, arriving in the gallery that houses artist Maurizio Cattelan’s latest satirical work, is the gleam. The brilliant gleam of 64 panels coated with 24-karat gold — in all, a glittering wall 17 feet tall and 68 feet wide. The second...

Can pink noise enhance sleep and memory? Early research drives a color noise buzz

May. 20, 2024 14:28 PM EDT

You may have heard of white noise used to mask background sounds. Now, it has colorful competition. There’s a growing buzz around pink noise, brown noise, green noise — a rainbow of soothing sounds — and their theoretical effects on sleep, concentration and the relaxation...

If you’ve tried meditating but can’t sit still, here’s how — and why — to try again

May. 15, 2024 10:13 AM EDT

The first time Marcelle Hutchins sat down to meditate, she put on a guided session, relaxed her shoulders and tried to close her eyes. She lasted two minutes. “I had a deadline, and I thought, ’I don’t know if I can sit still this long,'” said Hutchins, who was working as a...