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Michael Thompson
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Attended University of Pennsylvania
Lives in Philadelphia, PA
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Tinder for dinosaurs.
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Scientific American slams Donald Trump's anti-science rhetoric in a rare op-ed
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It's not just disillusioned Republican lawmakers who are coming out against Donald Trump.Scientific American, one of the premiere American science ...
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On the Bauhaus Trail in Germany http://nyti.ms/2b5KSil
So much of what we associate with the word “modernism” has roots in a small, early-20th-century German art school that existed for only 14 years.
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Intro: Not too many cities in the world hold an allure quite like Rio de Janerio. Resting on the southern edge of Brazil, this metropolis was our final destination in Brazil, and well worth the wait. With a short flight from Salvador we arrived in this future 2014 FIFA World Cup and 2016 Summer Olympics host…
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NASA Launches New Public Web Portal for Research Results
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Public access to NASA-funded research data now is just a click away, with the launch of a new agency public access portal. The creation of the NASA...
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ESL & German instructor, zoo docent, and editor. Loves birding, beer & brewing, science, literature.
Introduction
Writer, tutor, freelance editor, translator. Loves birding, beer, science, literature (English / German).

Will tutor English speakers in German (at any level) - using Google Hangouts. Just send me a message if you're interested in trying out distance learning over Google+.

Bragging rights
Quit a bad job then tramped around Germany & Austria for 3 months.
Education
  • University of Pennsylvania
    German Lang. & Literature, 1988 - 1992
  • Universität Hamburg
    Germanistik, 1986 - 1987
  • North Carolina State University
    Business Administration, 1978 - 1982
  • North Carolina Sate University
    Forestry, 1978 - 1982
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Gender
Male
Relationship
In a relationship
Work
Occupation
ESL Instructor, Freelance Editor, German Tutor
Employment
  • Freelance
    Editor, 2011 - present
  • Borders Group
    General Manager, 1994 - 2011
  • University of Pennsylvania
    Lecturer, 1988 - 1994
  • University of Pennsylvania
    Teaching Assistant, 1988 - 1992
  • Canal Wood Corp.
    Procurement Forester, 1982 - 1985
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Philadelphia, PA
Previously
Hamburg, Germany - Asheville, NC - New Bern, NC - Raleigh, NC - Hendersonville, NC
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This is a well kept and laid out hotel.
Public - 3 months ago
reviewed 3 months ago
Great location. Very nice staff. Old building with patchy upgrades - clean though.
Public - 4 months ago
reviewed 4 months ago
Sidecar has quality and varied beers on tap. I'd consider simply another of Philadelphia's excellent beer pubs except that the food is also very good. Consider it a restaurant with good beer and a hipster vibe. You won't get a lot of smiles with your service (because that's not the hipster way) but I have always found it very attentive - no complaints at all.
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reviewed 2 years ago
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Pleasant people. Attractive, clean spaces. Good food.
Public - 4 months ago
reviewed 4 months ago
Science hip atmosphere. Excellent ultra-thin crust margarita pizza.
Public - 2 years ago
reviewed 2 years ago
Food and beer - authentic - service - better than German.
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reviewed 2 years ago