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  2. 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.

  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. The VeggieTales Show - Wikipedia

    The question they are trying to answer is “how to make the world a better place”. Jimmy and Jerry believe the best way to make the world a better place is through an invention that feeds the poor. Pa Grape on the other hand believes the best example of making the world a better place is the Bible story of Peter, John, and the lame beggar.

  5. Alliteration - Wikipedia

    The Raven by Edgar Allan Poe has many examples of alliteration, including the following line: "And the silken sad uncertain rustling of each purple curtain".; Samuel Taylor Coleridge's poem The Rime of the Ancient Mariner has the following lines of alliteration: "The fair breeze blew, the white foam flew/ The furrow followed free".

  6. Culture series - Wikipedia

    The Culture is a society formed by various humanoid species and artificial intelligences about 9,000 years before the events of novels in the series. Since the majority of its biological population can have almost anything they want without the need to work, there is little need for laws or enforcement, and the culture is described by Banks as space socialism.

  7. 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.

  8. Ebook - Wikipedia

    With e-books, users can browse through titles online, and then when they select and order titles, the e-book can be sent to them online or the user can download the e-book. By the early 2010s, e-books had begun to overtake hardcover by overall publication figures in the U.S. [4]

  9. Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam - Wikipedia

    The best-known version in French is the free verse edition by Franz Toussaint (1879–1955) published in 1924. This translation consisting of 170 quatrains was done from the original Persian text, while most of the other French translations were themselves translations of FitzGerald's work.