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Sections of this page: Celebrity, Encyclopedic Knowledge, Games and Experiences, Language and Mathematics, Law and Legal Reseach, News and Current Events, Organizations, Property vs. People, Searches and Indices, Sensory Focus, Software and Shopping, The Twitters, and Web Development.

News and Current Events

Environment Canada Weather Maple Leaf Decal (Toronto, 24 h); CBC News Maple Leaf Decal; BBC News and Radio Music; The Globe and Mail Maple Leaf Decal; The Toronto Star Maple Leaf Decal; The National Post Maple Leaf Decal; The Guardian; The New York Times; The Washington Post; Ars Technica (Dan Goodin); The Economist; Le Monde; The Times of India; The Hindu; China Daily; The Moscow Times; Hürriyet Daily News; The New Zealand Herald; The Intercept; Pluralistic; Boing Boing; Slashdot; and The New Yorker.

Sensory Focus

Married to the Sea, Natalie Dee, and Toothpaste for Dinner; xkcd; A Softer World Maple Leaf Decal; explodingdog; Kurt Jackson (Foundation); Google Arts & Culture; Artcyclopedia; Tate Gallery; Papercuts by Pete Callesen; Paper Folding by Paul Haeberli; Tribe Magazine Forums Maple Leaf Decal; YouTube (Vsauce, Numberphile, Computerphile, Sips, It's Grace (Classic), You Deserve A Drink, Good Mythical Morning, Geek & Sundry, The Valleyfolk); Rabbit Hole; Office Ladies; Internet Movie Database; TV Tropes; and Dreamscope neural style transfer.

CanLII Maple Leaf Decal (the Canadian Legal Information Institute), including reasons of Ontario's Law Society Tribunal; Lexis Advance (previously Quicklaw) and WestlawNext Canada; Canadian Laws Maple Leaf Decal from DOJ; Canadian Federal Legislation Maple Leaf Decal; Ontario e-Laws Maple Leaf Decal from MAG; SCC decisions; Slaw Maple Leaf Decal; the Law Society of Ontario Maple Leaf Decal; Lawfare; Administrative Law Matters; Duhaime.org Maple Leaf Decal by the late Lloyd Duhaime; thecourt.ca Maple Leaf Decal; and legaltree.ca Maple Leaf Decal.

Encyclopedic Knowledge

Wiktionary; Worldmapper; Project Gutenberg; Simpsons Archive; Discogs; Encyclopedia Mythica; Dictionary of Units of Measurement; Bible Gateway; Harry Potter and the Sacred Text; Ian's Fast Shoelace Knot; Watercolours; and Dictionary of Algorithms and Data Structures by US-NIST.


Canada Maple Leaf Decal; United Kingdom; Province of Ontario Maple Leaf Decal; Cities of Toronto and Kingston Maple Leaf Decal; Queen's University Maple Leaf Decal (Psychology and Computing); Osgoode Hall Law School of York University Maple Leaf Decal; and the Association for Computing Machinery (ACM).

Searches and Indices

Canada Post Maple Leaf Decal (Postal Code look up); Canada 411; 411numbers.ca; an alternative reverse telephone directory; Toronto Apartments on Craigslist; and TinEye.

Property vs. People

Electronic Frontier Foundation (creativity and innovation, patents, and privacy); CIPPIC; Citizen Lab; Contract for the Web; MontrĂ©al Declaration for Responsible Development of Artificial Intelligence; Creative Commons (a Canadian chapter); Open Source Initiative (Open Source Definition); Defective by Design; Groklaw (now archival); The Trademark Blog by Martin Schwimmer; and Why Open Source or Free Software? by David A Wheeler.

The Twitters

Alison Loat; Amy Salyzyn; Bad Legal LLP; Cass Sunstein; Chaucer Doth Tweet; Chelsey Colbert; Chris Turner; Christine Duhaime; Chuuch; Corman Feiner LLP; David TS Fraser; Elie Mystal; Fantasy Courts; Frankie Boyle; Guy Gavriel Kay; Jeff Gray; Kashmir Hill; Margaret E Atwood; The Onion; Rebecca Durcan; Robots; Toronto Crypto; William Gibson; and Wu-Tang Financial.

Language and Mathematics

Typography for Lawyers; Google Translate; Wordsmith (anagram server); CELT Corpus of Electronic Texts; Geometry Formulas and Facts by Silvio Levy; MRC Psycholinguistic Database via the University of Western Australia; Ozymandias by Percy Bysshe Shelley; Calculus tutorials via Harvey Mudd College; Electronic Statistics Textbook via StatSoft; Statistical Thinking for Managerial Decisions by Dr Hossein Arsham; HyperStat Online Statistics Textbook; Boids by Craig Reynolds; Eric Weisstein's Math World from Wolfram Research; OpenAI (Gym); Tensorflow (Neural Style Transfer); and Talk to Transformer (a GPT-2 toy by Adam King).

Games and Experiences

Dungeon Master Encyclopaedia; Dungeon Master Forum; Baldur's Gate Maple Leaf Decal (Pocket Plane Group, Gibberlings 3, Low-Spoiler BG2 Guide and Walkthrough) EVE Online (Market Discussions, archived older Market Discussions, Chruker's site, EVE-Survival, Rooks and Kings videos, Cosmos and Epic Arcs); Rust (Live Maps); Escape from Tarkov (wiki); Samorost 1 (requires Flash, also Samorost 2, Samorost 3, Machinarium, and Botanicula); Treasure Box (requires Flash); and Flow (requires Flash) by Jenova Chen.


AS Byatt; Lawrence Lessig (Harvard Law School); Ze Frank (The Show, "True Facts about the Owl"); and Nick Bostrom (Future of Humanity Institute).

Web Development

World Wide Web Consortium; Axioms of Web Architecture by Tim Berners-Lee; Web Developer's Virtual Library; Web Standards Project; 1-Line Layouts (video); Evolt.org; and CSS2 Reference by Eric Meyer.

Software and Shopping

Abebooks.com Maple Leaf Decal; Amazon.ca; and Newegg.ca.