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Thereafter, he used his mastery of diplomatic maneuvering to persuade powerful potential rivals to exchange their power for honours and sinecures, and he proceeded to become an admirable emperor (known as , his temple name).
In case you’ve forgotten, here’s that damning pic, which J.
Lo “We weren’t writing a song right at that moment,” Lopez acknowledged.
Generally, when you post a pic of yourself snuggling with someone on Instagram, that’s known as making it “Instagram official.” That’s considered pretty common knowledge.
But maybe someone should relay that information to Jennifer Lopez, who definitely posted a pic of herself cuddled up on the couch with Drake a couple of months ago, only to deny tooth and nail on today that she ever dated him. De Generes started her trademarked form of light interrogation on her show, and J. “We did a song together, if that’s what you’re asking,” Lopez told De Generes. ” De Generes asked, throwing that Insta pic on the screen behind them. Then she deflected some more, laughed a lot, avoided eye contact, and changed the subject.
Remember a story a couple of months back, when Alissa Bereznak, a Gizmodo writer (of all people) bashed Magic: the Gathering World Championship Jon Finkel for being too nerdy, after meeting him on a dating site? That’s Melissa Dinwiddie singing Online Dating Blues in Las Vegas. Just a sweet song about online dating right at the moment, when we all thought nothing like this was possible. But think again, and better yet, watch the following video. v=f U1x8Ll62QE This one went viral last year and did a lot to restore my hope for humanity, although not for Danish singers – those are hopeless.
Well, this is a song that fights back, but never steps over the line of a typical online rage. Except, I wonder why Finkel’s name is not mentioned once throughout the song. The sincerity expressed here, on top of the sheer beauty of her voice, even managed to convince the folks over at Online Dating Industry Journal to feature the song on their blog. v=4v Vd WHADKto&feature=player_embedded Can’t you see, we are breaking stereotypes here? But yes, things like this makes me believe we are all making the world a little better, or in the very least, a little quirkier in a good, innocent, fun way.
Gaozong was a conscious admirer and emulator of the highly successful approach of the , and the empire’s bureaucrats long functioned well.
In due course, however, the dynasty began to decline.
But the eventual fall of the Song dynasty was neither sudden nor a collapse upon itself such as had ended several of its predecessors. After their eventual success in the North and several decades of uneasy coexistence with the Song, the Mongols—under Genghis Khan’s grandsons—advanced on the Song forces in 1250.
He set the nation on a course of sound administration by instituting a competent and pragmatic civil service; he followed Confucian principles, lived modestly, and took the country’s finest military units under his personal command.
Before his death he had begun an expansion into the small kingdom of the Khitan to the north.