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  2. Late Registration - Wikipedia

    Late Registration is the second studio album by American rapper and producer Kanye West.It was released on August 30, 2005, through Def Jam Recordings and Roc-A-Fella Records.

  3. Microsoft Comic Chat - Wikipedia

    Microsoft Comic Chat (later Microsoft Chat, but not to be confused with Windows Chat, or WinChat) is a graphic IRC client created by Microsoft, first released with Internet Explorer 3.0 in 1996.

  4. Freemium - Wikipedia

    Freemium, a portmanteau of the words "free" and "premium," is a pricing strategy by which a basic product or service is provided free of charge, but money (a premium) is charged for additional features, services, or virtual (online) or physical (offline) goods that expand the functionality of the free version of the software.

  5. Culture series - Wikipedia

    The Culture series is a science fiction series written by Scottish author Iain M. Banks and released from 1987 through to 2012. The stories centre on The Culture, a utopian, post-scarcity space society of humanoid aliens, and advanced superintelligent artificial intelligences living in artificial habitats spread across the Milky Way galaxy.

  6. Nicolas Poussin - Wikipedia

    Nicolas Poussin (UK: / ˈ p uː s æ̃ /, US: / p uː ˈ s æ̃ /, French: [nikɔla pusɛ̃]; June 1594 – 19 November 1665) was the leading painter of the classical French Baroque style, although he spent most of his working life in Rome.

  7. Alliteration - Wikipedia

    Other sounds can create feelings of happiness, discord, or anger, depending on context. [citation needed] Alliteration serves to "intensify any attitude being signified".: 6–7 Its significance as a rhetorical device is that it adds a textural complexity to a speech, making it more engaging, moving, and memorable.

  8. Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam - Wikipedia

    I suppose very few people have ever taken such Pains in Translation as I have: though certainly not to be literal. But at all Costs, a Thing must live: with a transfusion of one's own worse Life if one can't retain the Originals better. Better a live Sparrow than a stuffed Eagle. (letter to E. B. Cowell, 4/27/59)

  9. New Coke - Wikipedia

    New Coke was a new formula for the soft drink Coca-Cola, introduced by the Coca-Cola Company in 1985. It was renamed Coke II in 1990 and discontinued in July 2002.. By 1985, Coca-Cola had been losing market share to diet soft drinks and non-cola beverages for several years.