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Michael Thompson
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Attended University of Pennsylvania
Lives in Philadelphia, PA
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"Yes! There is nothing much to explore at Karmatang Beach BUT if you are travelling to Andaman with a group of hippies then this beach must not be missed."

I was looking for eco-tourism information for the Nicobar and Andaman Islands and unexpectedly discovered some of the most ridiculous and hilarious advertising copy I have ever read. As a perk, there are also beautiful pictures.


The Andaman and Nicobar Islands are the hotspots for beach lovers, divers and surfers. Plan your holiday in Andaman and Nicobar Islands and explore the best of nature and indigenous culture.
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After a recent study revealed that the common cuttle fish's skin has the same light-sensitive proteins most animals have in their eyes, scientists set out to answer the tantalizing question—do cephalopods have some form of "vision" on their skin?
Octopuses, squid, and cuttlefish, the animals collectively known as cephalopods, are capable of the most incredible feats of camouflage. At a whim, they can change the colour, pattern, and texture ...
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Fountain in the Sculpture Garden with tip of the Washington Monument in the background. 
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A new photo of my ride exposed to Jardin des Arts (France). Find my next exhibitions on www.saonedestalh.com. Nice day to you !
Copyright Daniel Jacob

#sculpture #cheval #chevaux #horse #horses #pferd #equine #equestrian #馬 #animals #art #blue     
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Beautiful Shot captured from the ISS by astronaut Sam Christoforetti 
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What's going to happen here next month? "Equal Justice Under Law", as it says above the doors? I hope so. 
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If they cannot do anything inside at least they can do something outside. It's good to see that at least some jobs are worth the money at the Capitol. 
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When i was there last summer they were working on all the monuments including the new Olympian bath circle thing.
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ESL Instructor, Freelance Editor, German Tutor
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  • 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
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Hamburg, Germany - Asheville, NC - New Bern, NC - Raleigh, NC - Hendersonville, NC
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ESL & German instructor, zoo docent, and editor. Loves birding, beer & brewing, science, literature.
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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+.

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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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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.
Public - 11 months ago
reviewed 11 months ago
Science hip atmosphere. Excellent ultra-thin crust margarita pizza.
Public - a year ago
reviewed a year ago
Food and beer - authentic - service - better than German.
Public - a year ago
reviewed a year ago
Gone out of business at this location.
Atmosphere: Poor - FairDecor: Poor - FairService: Poor - Fair
Public - 2 years ago
reviewed 2 years ago
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Not cheap but food and service are excellent. Good choice for a relatively special occasion or a random 'treat yourself' dinner.
Public - a year ago
reviewed a year ago