This is a miscellaneous set of APIs which provide access to top level GitHub resources and info.
The Emojis API lets you list all the emojis available to use on GitHub.
The Gitignore API gives you access to the available gitignore templates.
The Markdown API lets you render Markdown documents.
The Meta API provides information about GitHub.com (the service).
The Rate Limit API lets you check your current rate limit status at any time.
The Licenses API returns information about open source licenses or under what license, if any a given project is distributed.