According to philosopher Danni Dennet, the third level of consciousness includes animals that can imagine different scenarios and choose among those scenarios. Take the Western scrub jay, which stores food in many different places. It remembers to eat the tasty worms it hid first, because it knows they expire before the long-lasting peanuts it also hid. It also knows to change hiding spots if other jays see it storing its supplies, as it doesn’t want them stealing them. Read full article here.
Despite being acknowledged as the “Godmother of Grunge”, Tina Bell is rarely included in the history of grunge music. Women in general are hardly ever mentioned in music history unless they’re close to famous male musicians. Looking back at Tina Bell, music journalists often leave her out of Bam Bam, the band that she fronted, wrote music for, and co-founded with her husband. When she is mentioned, it’s in relation to Kurt Cobain, who was said to have been a fan of Bell and her band before founding Nirvana. Read full article here