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barnes and noble

Barnes and Noble — or, as it was referred to once by a tipsy customer when I was working at a competing bookstore, Bartles and Jaymes — is the largest book store chain in the United States, with over 700 large, upscale retail stores. This same inebriated fellow, however, would need to sober up and get the wine cooler off ... Read More »

dogs

The dog, “man’s best friend,” didn’t necessarily start out that way. Although it is probable that the dog was the first animal to be domesticated — most likely around 15,000 years ago — it was descended from the wolf, which appeared in Europe about one million years ago and in the Americas some 700,000 years later. The dog has developed ... Read More »

dog

The dog, “man’s best friend,” didn’t necessarily start out that way. Although it is probable that the dog was the first animal to be domesticated — most likely around 15,000 years ago — it was descended from the wolf, which appeared in Europe about one million years ago and in the Americas some 700,000 years later. The dog has developed ... Read More »