- unsplash - free to use professional quality photography! u should still credit just to be nice <3
- w3schools - a classic and a really good reference i keep open every time im coding
- mdn web docs - another good html/css learning resource, this time from mozilla
- rv's js/html effects - fun text effects like the wobbly one at the top of this page and that rainbow one you see a lot, along with some non-text related scripts (you know that sparkle cursor trail that was all over tumblr? its from here too!)
- xahlee's unicode index - i go here to copypaste unicode symbols bc some of the google results for "____ symbol" give me bad vibes
- gifcities - uh of Course im putting this here
software & other downloads
- paint tool sai 2 - my personal art program of choice, its probably an acquired taste but hey its developed by one guy. (related, if youre using it for free, its only $50 for a license. like, to use it forever.)
- winworld - archived OSes, like windows, macOS, linux/unix, etc all free to download
- cicadamania - info on LOTS of cicada species. has pics n videos n sound clips of their calls !!
- glitch city wiki - all the info you could ever need on pokemon glitches, an archive of (now defunct) glitch city laboratories
- 3ds.hacks.guide - sooo recommended. if you have a 3ds and you HAVENT softmodded it, youre missing out.
- lpsmerch - nearly every hasbro lps figure is on this website. i love this site so much. its so...*chefs kiss*
- CED magic - wonderful little website all about RCA's strange and shortlived analog video disc system (and if youre more a video essay kinda person i recommend techconnections' series on youtube)
- dpi calculator - what it says on the tin
more cool sites curated by me coming soon..