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R.I.P Google.

What would be your first reaction if you saw this? Scared, because your life is completely enslaved to Google. Or, hopeful because this suggests that something better has already arrived?

Well, no one is chipping on that digital tombstone yet. But right now, go ahead and feel both those above emotions for a moment. Yes, Google has fenced us in and completely tethered us. And, let’s be hopeful because that better search engine is going to arrive. From all signs, it is going to Google armed with Frankesteinian artificial intelligence.

But it does not mean that there is no grass outside that fence. There are some patches of green – because let’s face it – Google Search still can’t do everything. They just have close to a million data servers. A few alternative search engines 7 Google Search Alternatives and Their Trademark Features 7 Google Search Alternatives and Their Trademark Features Are you a die-hard Google user? Give these alternative search engines a try. From privacy to helping out charitable causes, these search engines could give you some reasons to change the way you browse. Read More have stepped in and mounted a challenge.

These Search Engines Do What Google (Still) Can’t

Some are worthy contenders for the second-place medallion while some are just go into those niche corners of the web. Let’s take an interest in some novel search engines that reach the little cubbyholes where even Google can’t.

1. Ecosia — The Search Engine with a Heart

Search and plant trees.

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Google does good for the world in its own way. Ecosia does its bit in a small way. As you browse, the 80% of the ad profits go into programs that help to plant trees in Burkina Faso, Madagascar, Indonesia and Peru. The search engine uses a modified Bing custom search. You can use Ecosia on your desktop computer or laptop and also on iOS and Android.

Read through their FAQ where they open up about the project and also show you the progress of their planting programs.

2. Qwant — Keep Your Privacy

A privacy conscious no-tracking search engine.

Open your bag of privacy tools to add Qwant to the collection of no-tracking search engines. Qwant is also a more visual search engine compared to Google. The search engine also utilizes Microsoft Bing. You can register and log-in to create visual boards by bookmarking the results you like. The privacy policy on the site says,

Even when you are connected with an ID, we don’t use any cookie nor any other tracking device when you browse the site.

Local storage on your machine is used to save your settings and data. Any personal data connected to your ID is also deleted after you cancel your account.

3. Peekier — Security, Privacy, and No Tracking

new privacy conscious search engine.

Any search engine that does not store user data is always worth a try. Peekier is among the new privacy conscious search engines that was made popular by DuckDuckGo 8 Search Tricks That Work on DuckDuckGo but Not on Google 8 Search Tricks That Work on DuckDuckGo but Not on Google Google Search is king. But DuckDuckGo has earned a loyal fan following. It has a few unusual features that even Google doesn't have. Read More . Their policy reiterates that do not log your personal info or track you throughout your browsing sessions. You also might like the clean design and the fast results delivered in little preview cards. The search results are taken from Bing.

Click the hamburger icon on the top right to tweak the settings. Peekier auto-suggests search keywords and you can further refine them with more keywords integrated in the search bar after the results.

4. SearchTeam — Search with Your Team

A collaborative search engine.

Google has some wonderful collaborative apps. Google Search isn’t one of them. This gap is somewhat plugged by SearchTeam which calls itself a “collaborative search engine”. It’s a good concept for teams who want to save time when they are looking for the same things.

A few more things to try out — use SearchTeam to plan a vacation with family members and friends. Try to plan a reunion with your extended family. Or, research the web for a medical condition.

Invite others into your SearchSpace with email. If you log-in with a Facebook account, SearchTeam will automatically suggest the people you want to invite. SearchTeam has only one obstacle – it is not free like Google. You can try out the interesting idea with a free trial account till the founders offer a free version.

5. Yippy — Declutter Your Search

De-clutters search results.

Yippy is bit more than a traditional search engine. Some of you might remember it by its old name – Clutsy. And as the old name suggests, it de-clutters search results by tapping into several search engines. It then combines the results and groups similar results into groups. You can shovel deeper into your search with the group keywords on the left.

The meta-search engine also filters out undesirable results, so you can recommend it as a good educational search engine for kids.

6. Kiddle — Do Child-Safe Searches

A visual search engine for kids.

Let’s talk about kids. Google isn’t a great product for kids even though there is a SafeSearch bouncer at the door. Kiddle is a nice alternative for family-friendly search 10 Search Engines For Kids That Help Out Parents With Safe Browsing 10 Search Engines For Kids That Help Out Parents With Safe Browsing Read More . But do note that it is not an official Google for Kids product. The search engine is a customized version of Google that is more visually appealing for kids.

Big thumbnails, images, fonts accompany the kid-safe web, image, and video search. Do tell us in the comments if Kiddle manages to keep every search kid-safe or some unwanted results slip through.

Search the Web with These Niche Search Engines

7. JustWatch — Find What’s Streaming

Find what's streaming on the web.

JustWatch has one purpose only – turn you into a movie and TV series addict. We don’t mind. Online streaming is sending cable back to the dinosaur age. So, if you are a cord cutter you would want to discover where your favorite show is on next. It’s also a shortcut to find out what’s new on each streaming platform.

You can customize your preferences and use the easy filters for providers, many different genres, IMDb or Rotten Tomatoes ratings, prices, HD/SD, or release year. JustWatch also has apps for Android and iOS.

8. Giphy — For All Your GIF Search Needs

Search for GIFs

It is just possible that our grandchildren will be communicating in GIFs only. Okay, that’s farfetched. But, you can be prepared if the animated dystopian future comes true with Giphy. Google does a good job of finding animated GIFs now, but I bet the world still flocks to Giphy through their mobile keyboards. Try it out on the desktop next time.

9. iFind3D — Find 3D Printable Models

Find 3D printables.

Google Search still hasn’t caught up with the wave of 3D printing. But this search engine steps into the niche. It is still in beta, but nearly 800,000 models from different model collections should be enough to inspire your next 3D design.

You can check out the complete details of the design. Save it or download it for your own work. Do note that many designs are paid but you can filter them out from the search page.

10. NASA Images — The World’s Largest Stock of Space Photos

A search engine for space buffs.

Any space and science lover 7 Stellar Visualizations That Help Us Fathom The Mysteries Of Space 7 Stellar Visualizations That Help Us Fathom The Mysteries Of Space Visualizations help us fathom the unfathomable. When we have to talk about space and how it affects us, there are fewer better tools than the visual imagery of an infographic or an interactive visualization. Read More could fall in love with this one. This is an amalgamation of image, audio, and video resources from more than 60 different locations into one searchable index. Search, discover and download a treasure trove of more than 140,000 NASA images, videos and audio files from across the agency’s many missions through history.

NASA has laid down some usage guidelines. But news outlets, schools, and text-book authors can use NASA content without needing explicit permission.

11. Libraries.io — A Open Source Discovery Service

 find libraries, modules, and frameworks.

Are you a coder or a web developer? Give this search tool a try for your next Open Source project. Libraries.io helps you find libraries, modules, and frameworks from the open source ocean. Their plug says that they monitor 2,285,392 open source libraries across 33 different package managers.

Search projects by language, license, and keyword. The site will also notify you of new releases when they become available.

12. SearchCode — Search Code Snippets

Find real world examples of

Stay with the project you are trying to complete. This search engine for Open Source code Open Source Matters: 6 Source Code Search Engines You Can Use For Programming Projects Open Source Matters: 6 Source Code Search Engines You Can Use For Programming Projects Open source projects need all the help they can get. If not with funding, then with volunteers contributing to open source programming and free tools they can brandish. Search engines tuned with algorithms to find... Read More might just help you get through the tough parts. The results are gathered from Open Source repositories that are indexed and searchable. The search goes into 10+ sources and covers 90 languages.

Code search can get complex. So, use the filters to narrow it down to a specific source, repository, or language. Results will be displayed with the relevant lines highlighted.

13. Ludwig — A Linguistic Search Engine

A search engine for language learning.

I thought Google Translate could handle it. But Ludwig is an interesting language search engine that approaches from the other side. Don’t type the sentence you want to translate. Type the best guess of the English translation you need.

The search engine compares your approximate sentence with a database of contextualized examples taken from standard sources like The New York Times, PLOS ONE, BBC and scientific publications. Check the list of results against your first sentence and learn the correct one.

Expand each sentence in the results to see it used in context. My first few attempts left me confused but then I am fluent in the Queen’s language. Nevertheless, it is an interesting way to learn the English language 7 Apps to Help Anyone Improve Their English Grammar 7 Apps to Help Anyone Improve Their English Grammar You may cringe at the thought of those endless grammar worksheets from elementary school. Luckily, apps are a more fun and modern tool for grammar learning. Read More in the garb of a search engine.

Do You Rely Only on Google?

These search engines aren’t about overpowering Google. Think of them as “specialty” search tools. In any case, Google might be the 800-pound gorilla on the web, but there are several good options for niche searches.

Meanwhile, the search for an unbiased search engine continues. Till then, learn tips and tricks to improve the way you search How Search Engines Work & Ways to Improve Your Search Results How Search Engines Work & Ways to Improve Your Search Results Tired of searching a bunch of times to find what you want? Here's how search engines actually work and what to do to make your searches faster and more accurate. Read More .

What is your pet peeve against Google? Which is your favorite Google Search alternative? And do tell us about any “undiscovered” but novel search engine you have come across.

Originally written by Kabir Chauhan on Jan 18, 2009

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  1. David S
    June 1, 2017 at 1:35 am

    You forgot IXQuick.

  2. Philip Bates
    May 31, 2017 at 2:18 pm

    I've only heard of Giphy and JustWatch, so this is an excellent list, Saikat! Peekier is definitely of interest as an alternative to DuckDuckGo (for some reason, I've never warmed to it), and I'm fascinated by NASA Images - what a fantastic resource!

  3. Mike
    September 29, 2016 at 12:23 pm

    How VERY depressing that nobody who offers search engines, or Kabir, is able to grasp the importance of at least providing an option of searching for EXACTLY what is asked for, not mediated by trying to decide what the user really wants, and not by ignoring "punctuation".

    The phrase "in-law" (as in father-in-law, sister-in-law etc) is NOT the same as the phrase "in law" (as in "in law you may not...", for example).

    Try and find a way to search for it.

    • Kenneth
      December 10, 2016 at 10:04 am

      Google pretty much figures that out automatically. So does duckduckgo. There are a few other hits in between, but it's 1 in 10 or less.
      If you want a search that hardcore searches for nothing, but hits for "in-law" you do the following search:
      +"in-law" -"in law"

  4. BLAH BLAH
    April 27, 2015 at 4:38 am

    BLAH BLAH BLAH - STILLLLLL

  5. Pissed Off
    December 12, 2014 at 11:42 pm

    As the world continues to spiral downwards further into hell, i am forced myself to make all aware who see this page in the future of the atrocity that has occurred. Sigh... FilesTube.com, *wipes away tear* no longer works.....
    They changed there site into a (omg it's disgusting to even say) a LICENCED MOVIE SEARCH. Yes, you read that right, feel free to vomit, i did. The largest and most popular search engine for, well... anything really, is now a legit website... Pfft... fuckin spineless cowards, fly your pirate colors high.

    • Kenneth
      December 10, 2016 at 10:06 am

      Start your own engine if it's a problem for you. Then you're the one who has to weigh the risks and rewards of being legit or pirate.

  6. Dave
    February 12, 2010 at 8:21 am

    one of the best File Search engines is http://www.filekingdom.com..There's no adverts and last I heard they have of 10 million links indexed

  7. Strony Internetowe
    February 9, 2010 at 9:38 am

    good article!

  8. ldii
    January 30, 2010 at 10:01 pm

    Interesting, however Google is still the most leading provider.

  9. Lanny B
    January 21, 2010 at 3:51 am

    http://book-searchr.com - brand new search engine of free ebooks!

  10. filesdownloader
    January 18, 2010 at 10:23 pm

    you can try http://filesdownloader.com. This site combines power of filestube and filespump. great

  11. nana
    January 14, 2010 at 2:51 pm

    Try this: http://www.on-file.com, search files from RapidShare.com, Mediafire.com, 4shared.com, MegaUpload.com, Uploading.com in multiple languages. Thanks

  12. files bay
    January 3, 2010 at 8:16 am

    Why http://filesbay.net/ is not reviewed? I think it's best of rapidshare search engines. Also Files Bay have torrent search - http://torrents.filesbay.net/

  13. Marco
    December 14, 2009 at 1:25 pm

    I didn´t know that Twitter has a search engine. (???)

  14. Natovr
    December 13, 2009 at 9:08 am

    Twitter has a search engine. It's like a thought search engine :)

  15. tim
    December 2, 2009 at 3:58 am

    thanks good article

  16. ldii
    November 29, 2009 at 12:36 pm

    Very interesting information. I like it.

  17. jual rumah
    November 29, 2009 at 12:33 pm

    Quite awesome features. Thank you for the useful share.

  18. Nic
    November 25, 2009 at 11:54 pm

    well most people using google rite now,but for some reason i prefer using yahoo

  19. suckit
    November 5, 2009 at 11:39 am

    http://www.scrubd.com <<= documents & books

  20. haylet
    October 29, 2009 at 3:21 pm

    Maybe engines need to search only trusted sites. I think search4alive.com is pretty good. I found everything like movies, music, programs, e-books even subtitles. They are not just giving the links and the content too. You can give it a try.

  21. Jason
    September 26, 2009 at 7:44 am

    I personally prefer glotouch.com. It isn't a search engine, but it works great as your homepage...you can choose any search engine you want.

  22. müzik dinle
    September 23, 2009 at 11:44 pm

    Thanks for such a nice info.

  23. Mike
    September 23, 2009 at 1:02 pm

    Try http://fileknow.com rapidshare search engine. Big and up to date database,

  24. almond
    August 19, 2009 at 11:03 pm

    how about http://butiwanttowatchit.com/ videos search engines wrap into one

  25. OnlineShopper
    August 17, 2009 at 6:18 am

    For those who are looking for shopping comparison then the best (xyshop.co.uk) UK online shopping site is XYShop.

  26. akram
    August 8, 2009 at 6:19 am

    please take a look on the best way to search rapidshare

    just go to rapidshare and type the thing you like to find and in miliseconds you have it :) have fun

  27. arama motoru optimizasyonu
    July 27, 2009 at 6:02 am

    thanks for these great resources. I am really glad to find them

  28. dnif lima
    July 25, 2009 at 11:38 am

    rapidlinkfind.com/ is very good at rapidshare.com files.

  29. Tania
    July 20, 2009 at 10:06 am

    I think there is no one who can compete google.

  30. Super Mobile Game
    June 26, 2009 at 9:09 pm

    thanks nashya for avun search engine

  31. hilary
    June 8, 2009 at 11:17 pm

    this was an amazing list - never heard of any of them!

  32. Max Sterbation
    June 5, 2009 at 9:52 pm

    redtube
    youporn
    pornhub
    tube8

  33. BobCruncher
    June 5, 2009 at 6:12 am

    I always use metacrawler.com. It uses many of the other search engines including Google and Yahoo!, combines the results, rates them, and orders them.

  34. FiFtHeLeMeNt
    June 1, 2009 at 6:23 am

    Nice List , Thank you.
    But The Best I found is crawlrapidshare.com
    it searches the net in real time.
    I suggest you to add this to your list ;)

  35. Nashya
    May 29, 2009 at 2:58 pm

    Where's did u get all this info? Its very usefull, thanks!

  36. Nashya
    May 24, 2009 at 12:17 pm

    Hey Dirav, avun is a complete search engine, thanks.

  37. Dhirav
    May 20, 2009 at 1:36 am
  38. Mitch
    May 9, 2009 at 8:53 pm

    Here's the only problem with this list - Google finds just about anything. However most, if not all, of these sites are specialized whether it be for music, video, or what have you.

    Just puttin' it out there.

  39. Rapid4files lover
    April 27, 2009 at 10:28 pm

    Very very nice list! Thank you very much

  40. david
    April 18, 2009 at 6:52 am

    Nice article. Appreciate Coostr.

    Would like suggest my favorite.

  41. Greg
    April 15, 2009 at 10:00 am

    For file hosting search engine, i prefer http://www.avun.com
    Clean design, fast and much search result, no ads annoying.

  42. kiura
    March 26, 2009 at 9:24 pm

    didn't like. thought rapidshare would be a great idea. yet every time I went to the site, advertisements jumped in my face....without any click on, or near or even appearance of said advertisement.

    not cool.

  43. sam
    March 10, 2009 at 1:01 am

    I think alot of the ability of a site to be found has to do with how well a site is built and optimized

  44. UTogger
    February 11, 2009 at 7:17 pm

    Great post. I'm going to try some of these right now!

  45. Chuck
    February 8, 2009 at 8:50 am

    I think alot of the ability of a site to be found has to do with how well a site is built and optimized. Most are not optimized correctly and therefore the necessity for different search engines to try to figure out what a page or site is about.

  46. Aaqib
    February 8, 2009 at 12:19 am

    Gud,, thanks alot

  47. High Voltage SEO
    January 31, 2009 at 1:11 am

    Excellent article!

    RE: Jason. Google is by far the search engine of choice, there isn't even a close second. Women prefer Yahoo! above other search engines, but Google is still king. :)

  48. Raj
    January 31, 2009 at 2:53 am

    Good one Kabir.

    First comes first is the Logic.

    asknanu.com

  49. fkhan
    January 30, 2009 at 11:51 am

    yea nice article and nice comments :). informative

  50. Jason
    January 29, 2009 at 12:37 pm

    Your statement about "virtually everybody" using Google now is not true. In fact, there are more people than you think that use Yahoo. Yahoo has been around longer than Google. For those of us that have been using the internet since the '90s Yahoo is usually the search engine of choice. For the younger crowd, I would agree that they use mostly Google.

    • Tori
      January 30, 2009 at 1:29 am

      I've been using the internet since the 90s and while, yes there was a time when yahoo was the end all be all, I switched to Google as soon as I knew about it.

  51. ATOzTOA
    January 29, 2009 at 8:29 am

    For Rapidshare, you can take Advanced Search in Google and give domain as rapidshare.com.

    • Kabir Chauhan
      January 30, 2009 at 12:01 pm

      Another excellent suggestion.

  52. Asweri
    January 28, 2009 at 7:55 pm

    Awesome list, great

  53. Subhankar Ray
    January 28, 2009 at 7:46 pm

    Kabir,
    Please, check out our search engine AAfter.com with simple features that no one has. Let me know what you think.
    1. URL => multiple tinyurls
    2. IP or domain => all about IP/ domain
    and so on..
    Cheers!
    Subhankar Ray
    Please, remove any duplicate comment. I had problem in commenting here.

  54. Subhankar Ray
    January 28, 2009 at 7:19 pm

    Well, our search engine http://aafter.com does some cool useful stuff that others do not do. We also do lot less tracking or monitoring.
    Regards,
    Subhankar Ray

    • Kabir Chauhan
      January 30, 2009 at 12:00 pm

      Subhankar, I've checked your engine out. It's definitely something to be proud of, congrats and what you've accomplished!

  55. Matt
    January 28, 2009 at 3:58 pm

    Midomi is another awesome search engine. You can hum/sing/whatever the tune and it will match up songs that sound like what you searched for.

  56. naam mein kya rakha hai bhai?
    January 27, 2009 at 5:56 pm

    This is a rili nice post.
    awesome!

  57. Dorela
    January 26, 2009 at 9:20 pm

    Don't forget mininova.org

  58. Christopher
    January 26, 2009 at 10:48 am

    If the results of the above engines are not from google, they are likely to have come from a site using the same technology... I simply think there is only so far you can go without relying on some sort of expert or human-based filter to clear away the weeds and find what works. Mahalo is fine but seems increasingly weak. Sweetsearch.com is one just launched that appears to have some staying power.

  59. saurabh
    January 26, 2009 at 3:15 am

    wow, thanks kabir. till now i thought search started and ended with google. cuil and zuula are ok as well.

    • Kabir Chauhan
      January 30, 2009 at 11:55 am

      Thanks for the suggestions Saurabh!

  60. Jon
    January 24, 2009 at 9:16 am

    To second Timothy's comment above, I will say if you can't find any of these things with Google, you are using it wrong. See here if you really want a powerful search that will find exactly what you're looking for: johnny.ihackstuff.com/ghdb.php

    • kris
      April 7, 2009 at 2:19 pm

      hey jon... the postings on that link r old.... very old.

  61. Rob
    January 21, 2009 at 3:28 pm

    I bet you most of those are google backed queries for theirs sites....

  62. Chris
    January 21, 2009 at 11:34 am

    These are good but what about the growth in human-powered search and research services? I still have trouble filtering through the ads and jazz when I am doing research online. I may not be 100 percent on the human-driven services but sites like sweetsearch.com are certainly growing on me.

  63. Borellus
    January 21, 2009 at 8:58 am

    Snazzy, I might use a few of them.

  64. lazyking
    January 20, 2009 at 4:15 pm

    Nice post! maybe I'll put a link on my blog unboredme.blogspot,com

  65. Regine
    January 20, 2009 at 2:08 am

    Thank you for sharing this.

    • Kabir Chauhan
      January 20, 2009 at 10:11 am

      Thanks for the comment!

  66. Seo
    January 20, 2009 at 12:45 am

    A good new search engines list except Google.

    • Kabir Chauhan
      January 20, 2009 at 10:10 am

      Glad you like it Seo!

  67. bebo
    January 19, 2009 at 7:20 pm

    What a great list, have only seen 3 of them previously, big stumble bud :)

    • Kabir Chauhan
      January 20, 2009 at 10:10 am

      Thanks a bunch bebo

  68. tacky residue
    January 19, 2009 at 6:05 pm

    Try octoparts.com for hard-to-find electronic bits; it'll search all sorts of datbases and vendor parts lists.

  69. Srinivas
    January 19, 2009 at 12:55 pm

    Thanks Kabir...

    Srinivas

  70. Srinivas
    January 19, 2009 at 12:12 pm

    Hi

    Any good search engine for e books? particularly IT stream.I know few URL's but they are not complete.

    Srinivas

    • Kabir Chauhan
      January 19, 2009 at 12:41 pm

      I've been trying to find a few but I've only come across some mediocre , you could try ebook-search-engine.com/, but again, its not my favorite site for ebooks.

      Good Luck!

  71. Ross
    January 19, 2009 at 10:59 am

    Great info. I will be trying some of the music ones out with some of the many obscure tracks I am after.

  72. Eliot Sykes
    January 19, 2009 at 10:51 am

    Twitter's search of all tweets is becoming my first choice search engine for some queries

    http://search.twitter.com/

    This could be the best human powered search engine out there.

    • What?
      January 29, 2009 at 3:22 pm

      What the hell Eliot, are you retarded? Yes that's very useful, if you want to search twitter. That's hardly a search engine.

      Anyway, great list. Thanks!

  73. Timothy
    January 19, 2009 at 9:23 am

    Good for people who don't know how to harness the power of google.

    For others, who are capable of understanding complex Google queries, you should try that. If you know what you are doing you can use Google to find just about anything.

    The only other search engines I use are those integrated with Flickr or DeviantART (to find Creative Commons images).

    • Asheer
      March 9, 2009 at 11:21 am

      hey nice say man i completely agree with u with correct keywords u can surely reveal the awesome power of google

  74. Crysiss
    January 19, 2009 at 8:55 am

    No, not mininova - isohunt.com is better because it is indexing mininova and over 500 other torrent sites.

  75. torrent
    January 19, 2009 at 6:17 am

    Ok, but you missed mininova.org

  76. Mason
    January 19, 2009 at 10:55 am

    Good list. fansnap.com & ticketstumbler.com do the same thing as tickex - check them out!

    • Kabir Chauhan
      January 19, 2009 at 12:38 pm

      Mason, I have to say these are not too shabby.

  77. falaque
    January 19, 2009 at 5:22 am

    Google is no more god...:)
    Thanks for such a nice info.

  78. unknown
    January 19, 2009 at 3:39 am

    Any good site that has quality FREE xxx stuff

    • Audrey
      January 26, 2009 at 9:10 pm

      redtube.com

      • honkerparade
        March 27, 2009 at 10:51 pm

        yep

  79. Chris
    January 19, 2009 at 2:54 am

    It is time people wake up to the grave dangers in putting everything into the corporate hands of just one or two companies (online or off). Therefore, I thank you for showing that it is not just possible, but doable.

  80. Ammar
    January 19, 2009 at 2:36 am

    All are the same.

    All are full of Ads :-D

    • Medisoft
      January 11, 2010 at 10:10 am

      I use findsounds.com to find little audio clips like a door closing, baby crying, car starting, etc. No ads either.

  81. guille
    January 19, 2009 at 5:57 am

    Try

  82. James
    January 19, 2009 at 5:49 am

    Don't forget the Science search engines scirus.com and for papers arxiv.org is invaluable. Arxiv is referenced regularaly as a source of information for the widely regarded NewScientist Magazine.

    • ADwyer
      January 21, 2009 at 9:09 am

      Thanks for sharing this James, really good resource for my business. Great that this post has been so productive in uncovering great info. Thanks everyone!

    • FredThompson
      January 12, 2010 at 9:49 am

      New Scientist is part of the AGW fraud. "Highly regarded" as "scientific" propaganda, perhaps...

  83. Viral
    January 19, 2009 at 4:17 am

    Have a look at MagicLamp (magiclamp.qsh.in)

    A highly customized search to help find the following:
    - Movies
    - Songs
    - Code

    Makes use of google custom search but has a highly powerful customization. Additionally there are lists of ~1000 sites in each category to stress upon when searching. The results are just awesome.

  84. Jim
    January 18, 2009 at 7:24 pm

    http://rapidshare-search-engine.com/ is better than Rapidshare1 no annoying pop ups

    • CA
      February 5, 2009 at 8:04 am

      Yes there are pop ups on this site and my virus checker picked up a Trojan...thank goodness Ihave that!

  85. tansui
    January 18, 2009 at 11:10 pm

    You missed out two good search engines :
    downloadanystuff.org for downloading free stuff
    and fatfingers.com/ for finding things on ebay

    • Kabir Chauhan
      January 19, 2009 at 12:37 pm

      These are some excellent picks!