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Search engines Consumer Complaint Sites
Multimedia searching (Images, Sound) Expert advice sites

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Search Engines

www.google.com
 www.google.com/help/cheatsheet.html
Google and Google Cheatsheet
http://search.yahoo.com/
Yahoo search
www.search.com/
Search.com
www.exalead.com/search
Search engine with visuals of web page
www.mamma.com
Mamma. Bills itself as the "Mother of all search engines."
www.searchmil.com/
Military web site search engine
www.ask.com/
Ask.com
www.goofram.com/
Searches Google and Wolfram at the same time
www.itpapers.com
Online catalogue for white papers.
www.dogpile.com
Dogpile
http://dmoz.org
DMOZ.  Open directory project.  A catalogue site that uses thousands of online editors.
www.answers.com/
Answers.com
http://www.shodanhq.com/
URL and IP address search engine
www.voila.com
An international search engine that concentrates on vertical industry niches.
www.mysimon.com
Searches more than 2000 online shops
 
www.magportal.com/
Searches for articles in magazines
http://askville.amazon.com/
Askville
www.addall.com/
Book search and price comparisons (for even out-of-print books.)
www.alexa.com/
Search engine that helps find the best sites
www.icerocket.com/
Search (including blogs)
www.gigablast.com/
Gigablast
www.infospace.com
General reference material of many kinds
http://scholar.google.com/
Google Scholar
www.zibb.com/
Vertical business search engine
www.philb.com/whichengine.htm
Advice on which search engine to use
www.factbites.com/index.html
Search Engine with encyclopedia
http://answers.yahoo.com/
Answers from real people
http://lawcrawler.findlaw.com/
Law search engine
www.ohnorobot.com/
Personalized comic search
www.worldcat.org/
Searches for books in nearby libraries
www.searchsystems.net/
Public Records search engine
www.alacrastore.com/
Alacrastore - searches for business information
www.freepatentsonline.com/
Patent search engine
www.usa.gov/
US Government web sites search engine
http://worldwidescience.org/
Science search
http://blekko.com/
Blekko
www.boardreader.com/
A search engine for message boards
http://groups.yahoo.com/
Search mailing lists of interest
https://groups.google.com
Newsgroup/mailing list/discussion monitoring
http://topsy.com/
Twitter search
www.sensebot.net/sense6.aspx
Sense Bot
www.wolframalpha.com/
Wolfram
www.glearch.com/
Global search
www.bing.com/
Bing
www.beaucoup.com
Directory of search engines
http://wefollow.com/
Twitter search engine
www.twellow.com/
Twitter search engine
http://yacy.net/en/
Peer to Peer search
https://duckduckgo.com/
DuckDuckGo
  www.nsa.gov/public_info/_files/Untangling_the_Web.pdf
A comprehensive guide to web research
  www.goorulearning.org
Search engine for learning

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Multimedia Searching (Images and Sound)

http://fora.tv/
Issues TV
http://blinkx.com/
TV video search
http://video.aol.com/
Video - AOL
www.exalead.com/search/
Image Search
www.faganfinder.com/img/
Fagan Finder
www.hulu.com/
Hulu
www.vimeo.com/
Vimeo
www.youtube.com/
YouTube
http://video.google.com/
Video - Google
www.earthcam.com/
Earth cams
http://www.google.com/imghp
Google images
http://images.search.yahoo.com/
Images Search - Yahoo

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Expert Advice Sites

www.epinions.com
Epinions. Online reviews
www.allexperts.com
Advice from live experts.
   
http://ehow.com
eHow.  A site that tells you how to do things.  Expert advice.
www.about.com
A site that uses human experts to guide you through the web.
www.quora.com/
Quora
www.experts-exchange.com
Experts Exchange
http://stackexchange.com/
Stack Exchange
http://darkpatterns.org/
Dark Patterns- deceptive use of the web

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Consumer Complaint Sites (There are many.  Here are a few)

www.consumeraffairs.com/
Consumeraffairs.com
www.thesqueakywheel.com/
The Squeaky Wheel
www.bbb.org/
Better Business Bureau
www.complaints.com
Complaints against consumer companies
http://getsatisfaction.com/
Get Satisfaction
 
www.yelp.com/
Yelp
www.planetfeedback.com/
PlanetFeedback
http://gethuman.com/
Source for manned support lines in corporations
 

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