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This website contains tracking information that allows admins to see Facebook Insights out of Facebook to this domain.

Anti-bot CAPTCHA widget that helps digitize books by providing snippets of books for people to enter the text for. Owned by Google.

jQuery: The Write Less, Do More, JavaScript Library.

A family of standard web feed formats used to publish frequently updated information like blog entries, news headlines, audio and video.

Websites using some type of Facebook technology.

Identifies administrators for a page which will be able publish data to your wall if you like any content within this page.

See what your Facebook friends have liked, shared, or commented on across the Web. This includes all variations of Like, Share and Follow Buttons, Embedded Posts, Comments, Activity Feed, Recommendations Feed, Recommendations Bar, Like Box and Facepile.

iOS Safari instructions for mobile web apps

This site uses the viewport meta tag which means the content may be optimized for mobile content.

CloudFlare is a global CDN and DNS provider that can speed up and protect any site online.

Disqus is a networked community platform, reaching over 900 million people a month, 1.8 million registered communities, and over 300M active commenters. The service offers a networked comment system used to foster engagement and connect audiences from around the web. Disqus looks to make it very easy and rewarding for people ...

nginx [engine x] is a HTTP server and mail proxy server written by Igor Sysoev.

PHP is a widely-used general-purpose scripting language that is especially suited for Web development and can be embedded into HTML.

The DOCTYPE is a required preamble for HTML5 websites.

Allows a website to define how a page is rendered in Internet Explorer 8, allowing a website to decide to use IE7 style rendering over IE8 rendering.

The Open Graph protocol enables any web page to become a rich object in a social graph, a open protocol supported by Facebook

Chrome for Android, since version 39 supports the "theme-color" meta tag to allow websites control the background color of the tab's UI header.

Meta descriptions are HTML attributes that provide concise explanations of the contents of web pages. Meta descriptions are commonly used on search engine result pages (SERPs) to display preview snippets for a given page.

UTF-8 (8-bit UCS/Unicode Transformation Format) is a variable-length character encoding for Unicode. It is the preferred encoding for web pages.