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To: Nemer who wrote (5)1/26/2016 1:25:53 PM
From: The Ox
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duckduckgo.com
It’s our goal to get you where you want to go in fewer clicks. We do that through instant answers, themes and !bangs. We have everything you’d expect and a whole lot more.

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From: The Ox1/28/2016 1:08:21 AM
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yacy.net

Web Search by the people, for the people


YaCy is a free search engine that anyone can use to build a search portal for their intranet or to help search the public internet. When contributing to the world-wide peer network, the scale of YaCy is limited only by the number of users in the world and can index billions of web pages. It is fully decentralized, all users of the search engine network are equal, the network does not store user search requests and it is not possible for anyone to censor the content of the shared index. We want to achieve freedom of information through a free, distributed web search which is powered by the world's users.

yacy-websearch.net

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To: The Ox who wrote (7)1/28/2016 1:17:19 AM
From: The Ox
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wolframalpha.com

wolframalpha.com
Goals
Wolfram|Alpha's long-term goal is to make all systematic knowledge immediately computable and accessible to everyone.We aim to collect and curate all objective data; implement every known model, method, and algorithm; and make it possible to compute whatever can be computed about anything. Our goal is to build on the achievements of science and other systematizations of knowledge to provide a single source that can be relied on by everyone for definitive answers to factual queries.

Wolfram|Alpha aims to bring expert-level knowledge and capabilities to the broadest possible range of people—spanning all professions and education levels.

Our goal is to accept completely free-form input, and to serve as a knowledge engine that generates powerful results and presents them with maximum clarity.

Wolfram|Alpha is an ambitious, long-term intellectual endeavor that we intend will deliver increasing capabilities over the years and decades to come.

With a world-class team and participation from top outside experts in countless fields, our goal is to create something that will stand as a major milestone of 21st century intellectual achievement.

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To: The Ox who wrote (8)1/28/2016 1:21:33 AM
From: The Ox
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yippy.com


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To: The Ox who wrote (9)1/28/2016 1:34:38 AM
From: The Ox
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boardreader.com
If you’re looking for a simple way to search forums and boards, then Boardreader is for you.



Boardreader serves up information contained in web forums and message boards. Multiple message boards can be searched simultaneously, allowing users to share information.

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To: The Ox who wrote (10)1/28/2016 1:38:03 AM
From: The Ox
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searchenginewatch.com

Escape Google With These 12 Search Engine Alternatives
searchenginewatch.com

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From: Glenn Petersen2/28/2016 11:05:41 AM
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12 Powerful Google Hacks to Make You a Power Searcher

By Larry Kim
Inc. Magazine



No matter how many changes Google makes to its search algorithm, you can rest assured the majority of people will continue to consider the “Big G” their search engine of choice.

In the early days of search engines (think the late 90's), your approach was simple: type a keyword(s) into the search box and wait for the results. This remains the foundation of any online search, but in today’s world there are steps you can take to become a “power searcher.”

Some take whatever information is given to them. But others use Google hacks to ensure the delivery of the highest quality results. With these hacks in mind, it is easier and more efficient to find what you are looking for.

The “Search within a site” hack is one of the most effective and powerful. As an example, if you want to find my other articles published on Inc.com, you can search the following string in Google:

site:inc.com Larry Kim

Isn’t this easier than typing “Larry Kim” into the search box and hoping to find what you’re looking for?

While the “search within a site” hack is commonly used, others don’t garner nearly as much attention.

Take, for example, the “blank” hack. With this, you can use an asterisk (*) to find the missing word in a phrase.

The infographic below uses the example:

there is a * that never goes *

For the sake of this search string, most results returned on the first page relate to the famous song, There Is a Light That Never Goes Out, by The Smiths.

If you are one of those people who can never remember song lyrics or titles, this search hack will come in handy.

Check out the following infographic for other Google hacks that will convert you from an amateur user to a power searcher.



Image credit: Whoishostingthis.com
_______________________________

Originally published in Inc.com

About The Author: Larry Kim is the Founder of WordStream.

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To: Glenn Petersen who wrote (12)2/28/2016 11:42:52 AM
From: SI Ron (Crazy Soup Man)
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A little know feature in Google is Google Image. You can take an image of a person and it will search the net for all images like the one you are searching for. Its a real invasion of privacy tool. Also can identify a person using just the image.

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From: scion2/29/2016 11:39:14 AM
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Say goodbye to Google: 14 alternative search engines

SEO 25 Feb 16 | Christopher Ratcliff
searchenginewatch.com

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To: scion who wrote (14)2/29/2016 11:52:21 AM
From: SI Ron (Crazy Soup Man)
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Google is still the best at finding info, here is a comment from that article on search engines:

I'm not a Google Fanboy but your article made me laugh. I'm wondering if you would be forthcoming enough to reveal your specific true motivaions/goals for writing the article? Honestly for most of the benefits you list for all the alternative search engines, my immediate reaction (and I imagine for many other too) was "who cares?" I've tried using Bing instead of Google for extensive periods of time even in recent months. Everytime the results on Bing for a search were "thin" and not very on-target, when I switched to Google and performed the same search, I found more and better results. The other features you list take a distant second place to the primary reason of using a search engine; finding the best information/website relevant to what you are looking for. No one does that better than Google. No one. I know for whatever real reason you are being anti-Google, that's a hard fact to live with. Good title though, in all the crap I get in my inbox it stood out enough to come here and read it.

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