put.io is a service that takes care of downloading most of the things.
Reign of Toads was a well-regarded zine from the prehistoric 1990s. Here are some links and summaries of its four mighty issues.
A site that has a rather large collection of screenshots of classic desktops and windows.
A simple Python script that archives all the messages from a public Yahoo Group. The only non-default module used is Requests.
It appears to be an archive of UFO related files, books, new clippings, and suchlike.
An official archive all all (and I do mean ALL) Star Frontiers materials from back in the day. Includes 2001 and 2010!
The Living Library seeks to provide actionable knowledge on governance innovation. We identify for our core audience the “signal in the noise” by curating research, best practices, points of view, new tools, and developments. Spans topic areas from artificial intelligence, open data, and blockchain, to citizen science, open innovation, and civic technology. The platform has an international purview, with insights drawn from across the globe and relevant to a diversity of sectors. Research-based knowledge offerings. Appears to have some up-to-date data archived in some contexts.
Joseph Matheny's library and user page at the Internet Archive.
An online archive of operating systems from days gone by.
Lots of classic stuff - cyberpunk magazines like Mondo2k and the original Boing Boing, books, music, CD-ROM disk inserts.
A personal knowledge repository for PDF and web content supporting offline-first caching, annotations of HTML as well as PDFs, and flashcards. If it's a document of some kind, it can manage it, including allowing annotations. Keeps track of where you left off in a particular document. Everything is stored locally; Git can be used to sync repos. Tries to be cross-platform.
Client side uses Electron, server side uses node.js.
Download an entire website from the Wayback Machine. Written in Ruby. Installs just fine to ~/.gem with `gem install`, does what it says on the tin.
Cornell University Library’s Witchcraft Collection is part of the Library’s Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections. It contains more than 3,000 books, manuscripts, and related materials. More information about the content of the collection is available on the Collection Overview page.
This download includes hundreds of pages of documents — including emails, calendars, expense reports, and other records — obtained from the Department of Veterans Affairs through the Freedom of Information Act showing how three outside advisers who often meet at Mar-a-Lago wield vast influence over the agency. The documents range from February 2017 to April 2018 and were released to ProPublica between May and August 2018.
Requires signing up for free to access, so I can't just throw this to Exeter.
WELCOME TO CYBERSPACE, VIDEO KIDS. YOU'VE FOUND ⒶNNARCHIVE, a permanent(?) collection of game media, archeaology, and artifacts for you to peruse.
An online collection of 101 level tours of programming languages. If you have to get up to speed in a hurry, you might find something useful in here. Has overviews of common tools, also!