|ALTAVISTA/YAHOO||Powerful, comprehensive, spiders entire sites. Searches titles, keywords, text of all pages on the web or Usenet. Many results returned. Many search options. Focus on USA. --Help--Advanced--Images--|
||Google searches more sites more quickly because it works on networked PCs with a unique PageRank(TM) search algorithm , a system for ranking web pages. Very commercial. --Help--Advanced--Google Scholar--image search--|
|EXCITE||Concept-based. Spiders entire sites. Searches titles, keywords, text of all pages on the web +news, newsgoups, usergroups, ads. Many results returned. Very USA/Canadian --Help--|
||Spiders entire sites. Searches titles, keywords, text of all pages. Meaningful results. --Help--Advanced-|
|cuil||The new European search engine (cuil=knowledge), growing in importance, and uptodate. --cuil--|
||The world's free encyclopedia. Large. wikipedia.org|
||The free Wiki dictionary of English. main page|
||Wiki quotations dictionary. main page.|
||Roget's Thesaurus of the English Language. website|
New World Encyclopedia
-- integrates facts with values. Organizing knowledge for happiness, prosperity
and world peace.
How stuff works -- an encyclopedia about how things work, the processes in technology, nature, etc.
SourceWatch -- an extensive directory of the people, organizations and issues shaping the public agenda
Muckety -- Map relationships among people and organizations. Powerful, revealing.
Toxicology database -- National Toxicology Program of the National Institute of Health, USA.
FedWorld -- Offers a central access point for searching, locating, ordering and acquiring US government information
IMDb -- Internet movie database of 150,000 movies and detailed information.
Dickipedia -- a Wiki of people who are despicable (dicks)
Ted -- Ideas worth spreading: Riveting talks by remarkable people, free to the world
Nationmaster -- easy statistics of all countries of the world. Awesome. Select Advanced view.
Life -- A browsable tree of what will contain all organisms on
Earth! Select the Express Page.
Beaucoup -- A listing of over 1000 search engines.
FindHow -- a search engine to find how to do/fix/make things. Growing . . .
Education World -- A world for educators and children.
- publishes a great variety of reference works with free
access and a good search engine. Columbia
Encyclopedia, World Factbook, American Heritage Dictionary, Rogett's Thesaurus,
Bartlett's & Columbia & Simpson's Quotations, English use of language,
King James Bible and much more.
Encyclopedia Britannica - one of the best informed resources. Articles and dictionary and more.(subscription required)
World Book - a practical, well-informed resource placing emphasis on industry and physics. (subscription required)
Merriam-Webster dictionary - free access to the Collegiate Dictionary and Thesaurus.
World Fact Book - The CIA's fact file about all nations in the world. With maps, flags and statistics. (free)
World patents - IBM's database of patents. Searchable. Interesting. Amazing. (registration required US$75/mo, some free bits)
QuoteDB - database of famous quotes
Ulrichs Web -- the authoritative source of bibliographic and publisher information on more than 300,000 periodicals of all types
Currency Converter - convert up to 164 currencies to your
selected currency. Updated daily.
Time zones and sun clock: from worldtimezones.com, real-time sun clock and time zones with current times.
Poodwaddle - time clocks, running statistics, calculators and more.
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