Shes Dating the Gangster by Bianca B. BernardinoIt all started when 17-year-old Athena Dizon unwittingly plays a trick on resident heartthrob and bad boy, Kenji de los Reyes. All of a sudden, she finds herself pretending—unwillingly at that—to be his girlfriend to make his ex jealous.
Now, not only does she have to deal with dirty looks from the girls in school who want Kenji for themselves, but her supposed boyfriend is getting on her nerves. Hes hotheaded, never seems to agree with her on anything—and everything about him screams gangster.
Has Athena gotten herself into more trouble than she can handle? Or has she actually found herself a boy she can call hers—gangster be damned?
The Many Places Claiming to Be the ‘Eighth Wonder of the World’
Want to visit the original Seven Wonders of the World? The only site still standing is the Great Pyramid of Giza. All the others are lost or destroyed: the Hanging Gardens of Babylon or were they in Nineveh? In a nod to its use as a marketing trope, the film King Kong even shows the great ape being hawked as the eighth wonder of the world. On one side, the terraces were pink. On the other, they were white. In the early s, these natural terraces were a popular tourist destination, and supposedly known as the eighth wonder of the world.
Various lists of the Wonders of the World have been compiled from antiquity to the present day, to catalogue the world's most spectacular natural wonders and manmade structures. The Seven Wonders of the Ancient World is the first known list of the most remarkable creations of classical antiquity ; it was based on guidebooks popular among Hellenic sightseers and only includes works located around the Mediterranean rim and in Mesopotamia. The number seven was chosen because the Greeks believed it represented perfection and plenty, and because it was the number of the five planets known anciently, plus the sun and moon. The historian Herodotus — c. Their writings have not survived, except as references.
1. Pink and White Terraces, New Zealand
Sigiriya is also renowned for its 5th century pre-christian frescoes, which are reminiscent of the paintings of the Ajanta Caves in India. Sigiriya stood as spectator to the civilization of Ceylon at the time of the reign of King Kashyapa I AD who, according to the chronicles of Mahavamsa, a historical poem written in the Pali language about the kings of Sri Lanka, was responsible for its construction. Although the rock itself had been inhabited since the third century, the fame of the Lion Mountain is due to the story of Kashyapa, who established his capital here. The king, son of Dhatusena, secured his power by both orchestrating the assassination of his own father, and expelling his brother. Poems inscribed on the side of the rock by 6th century admirers visiting Sigiriya are some of the oldest examples of the written Sinhalese language.