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64 Incredible Search Engines and Online Navigation Innovations

— January 10, 2009 — Business
If the Internet is a web, then search engines are a spider’s legs, weaving together information from unlimited sources into one relatively continuous cloud of knowledge.

These innovative search engines have revolutionized the process of accessing information. Not only can you Google, Yahoo and MSN your way to what you need to know, but you can WebMD, Wikipedia, Scour or SearchWiki.

There are search engines that let you find images based on the colors they contain and ones that take you to random websites. Some search engines are tailored to your ethnicity, while others divulge the concentration of neighbors with criminal records.
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Activity
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Search by Face Browser Extensions
Search by Face Browser Extensions
Polar Rose
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Social Connection Games
Social Connection Games
Six Degrees of Wikipedia
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Self-Googling on the Rise
Self-Googling on the Rise
47% Search Their Own Name
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59
Searching the Web By Clusters
Searching the Web By Clusters
Clusty Returns Groups of Results
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58
New Google Engine Predicts Future Searches
New Google Engine Predicts Future Searches
gDay MATE (HOAX)
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57
Search Boxes in YouTube Videos
Search Boxes in YouTube Videos
Streamlined Design Joins Wide-Screen Format
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56
Social Search Engines
Social Search Engines
Xoost.com
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55
Removing YouTube Search Boxes
Removing YouTube Search Boxes
How to Remove the Search Box From YouTube Videos
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54
Ethnicity-Tailored Web Browsers
Ethnicity-Tailored Web Browsers
‘Blackbird' African-American Searches
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53
Browser Boosting Tweaks
Browser Boosting Tweaks
8 Fierce Tips to Rock out Firefox
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52
Google Keeps on Tweaking
Google Keeps on Tweaking
New Search Result Views
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51
Hum Searching (UPDATE)
Hum Searching (UPDATE)
Midomi Helps You Hum Search for Music
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50
Celebrity Search Engines
Celebrity Search Engines
Search With Kanye West
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49
Personalized Search Results
Personalized Search Results
Google Launches SearchWiki
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48
Google Tool Tweaks
Google Tool Tweaks
Blog Search Revamped
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47
Just By Searching the Web, Raise Money For Charity
Just By Searching the Web, Raise Money For Charity
GoodSearch & GoodShop
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46
In-Browser Messaging
In-Browser Messaging
Mozilla Snowl
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45
StumbleUpon Personalizes Site & Video Search
StumbleUpon Personalizes Site & Video Search
SearchReviews
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44
Public Toilet Search Engine
Public Toilet Search Engine
Diaroogle.com for Your Urgent Needs
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Click and Drag Search Engine
Click and Drag Search Engine
Sortfix.com
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42
Web Image Searching
Web Image Searching
Piclens take image searching to a whole new dimension
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41
Online Medical Records
Online Medical Records
Google Health
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40
Build Your Own Search
Build Your Own Search
Yahoo BOSS
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39
Live.com: the new Microsoft Search Site
Live.com: the new Microsoft Search Site
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38
Information Gas Station
Information Gas Station
Helsinki Library Researchers Help Web Users Find Answers
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37
New Image Search Phone Service
New Image Search Phone Service
Vodafone's Otello
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36
Google Launching "Universal Search"
Google Launching "Universal Search"
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35
Google Search Analysis Discloses Trends
Google Search Analysis Discloses Trends
Zeitgeit 2007
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34
K-Fed's New Search Engine
K-Fed's New Search Engine
Step Over Google
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33
Web Searching Side Bars
Web Searching Side Bars
'Juice' Firefox Plug-In
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32
Google's Answer to Wikipedia
Google's Answer to Wikipedia
Knol Lets Contributors Earn AdSense Revenue
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31
Get Paid to Search
Get Paid to Search
Scour Gives Points for Browsing
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30
Video Search Engine
Video Search Engine
Locatetv.com for the Time Starved
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29
Best Free Open Source Video Browser, Aggregator, and Player
Best Free Open Source Video Browser, Aggregator, and Player
Miro 1.0
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28
Web Browers for Autistic Kids
Web Browers for Autistic Kids
The Zac Browser
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27
License Plate Messaging
License Plate Messaging
WhyHonk and SearchPlates Let You Flirt Passively and Vent Silently
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26
Web searching using voice recognition.  Ask Google?
Web searching using voice recognition. Ask Google?
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25
Wikiseek
Wikiseek
Wikipedia + Google
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24
The Sucks/Rocks Search Engine
The Sucks/Rocks Search Engine
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23
More Celebrity Search Engines-Beyonce, Mandy Moore, Willie Nelson And Even Randy Moss!
More Celebrity Search Engines-Beyonce, Mandy Moore, Willie Nelson And Even Randy Moss!
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22
Visual Search Engines
Visual Search Engines
Ziipa is StumbleUpon's Indie Cousin
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21
Humming Search
Humming Search
Nayio Launches Melody-Based Search Engine
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20
Human Search Engine
Human Search Engine
Ms Dewey is Better Looking Than Jeeves
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19
Medical Wikipedia
Medical Wikipedia
Medpedia
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18
The Big Picture
The Big Picture
News Search Gets Visual
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17
SongTapper.com
SongTapper.com
Tap Out Tunes to Search For Music
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16
Social Web
Social Web
Younanimous: Meta-Search Engine With Interactivity
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15
Web Browsers Getting Facelifts
Web Browsers Getting Facelifts
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14
Wikipedia Screened By CIA, Vatican
Wikipedia Screened By CIA, Vatican
Wikiscanner Reveals Shocking Editors
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13
Cool Meta Search Tool
Cool Meta Search Tool
Inquistor
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12
Google Lego Logo
Google Lego Logo
Lego 50th Birthday Recognised on Search Engine
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11
Audio Search
Audio Search
Mobile Lala Search Satifies Your Curiosity
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10
Color-Based Photo Searching
Color-Based Photo Searching
Multicolr for Flickr
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9
Incriminating Google Searches
Incriminating Google Searches
Widow Imprisoned for Searching 'How to Murder'
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8
Reverse Image Searches
Reverse Image Searches
Upload Photos to Tineye, Find Their Original Source
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7
Open Source Browsers
Open Source Browsers
Google Chrome
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6
Virtual Reality Web Browsing
Virtual Reality Web Browsing
ExitReality 3D Web Browser
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5
Search Engine for Clothes
Search Engine for Clothes
Find Perfect Jeans for Any Body Style
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4
Criminals In Your Area
Criminals In Your Area
CriminalSearches.com
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3
Cuil Fever
Cuil Fever
Google Execs Launch Rival Search Engine
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2
Umbrella Photo Browser
Umbrella Photo Browser
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1
Search by Trash
Search by Trash
Earth's Journey Eco Art Gallery For Green Chic Discoveries
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