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Pipl

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Social Search - PiplVisit Site: Pipl

Cost: Free

Comments: Free people search engine.

Description: We dive into the deep web to bring you results you won’t find in any other search engine then we use a powerful identity resolution engine to link those seemingly disparate results into a set of meaningful profiles so you can easily find the person you are looking for.

PeekYou

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Social Search - PeekYouVisit Site: PeekYou

Cost: Free

Comments: Free people search engine.

Description: PeekYou analyzes content from over sixty social sites, news sources, homepages and blog platforms and identifies the actual people behind it, combining their scattered digital footprints into a comprehensive record of their online identity.

Wink

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Social Search - WinkVisit Site: Wink

Cost: Free

Comments: Free people search engine.

Description: Free people search at Wink, the world’s largest people search engine. Find people by name and get their phone number, address, Websites, photos, work, school, more.

SurfWax

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Semantic Search - SurfWaxVisit Site: SurfWax

Cost: Free

Comments: Semantic search engine that searches popular RSS sites.

Description: LookAhead is much more than a type-ahead, auto-completion, or “suggest” methodology. It reflects the next generation of search and goes well beyond the search box and button to the new paradigm of a search palette (SearchPal™) offering semantically- and lexically-related search options.

Google Images

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Multimedia Search - Google ImagesVisit Site: Google Images

Cost: Free

Comments: Image search.

Description: Search for images on the web.

Dogpile

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Metasearch  - DogpileVisit Site: Dogpile

Cost: Free

Comments: Aggregates results from Google, Yahoo, and Yandex.

Description: Dogpile returns all the best results from leading search engines including Google, Yahoo!, and Yandex, so you find what you’re looking for faster.

Info.com

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Metasearch  - Info.comVisit Site: Info.com

Cost: Free

Comments: Aggregates results from Google, Bing, Yahoo, and Yandex.

Description: Info.com is a search platform which draws together the best of the Web. From one search query, they provide you with results from the leading search engines including Google, Yahoo!, Bing, Yandex, Ask and Open Directory.

Harvester42

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Metasearch  - Harvester42Visit Site: Harvester42

Cost: Free

Comments: Search engine that aggregates results from other engines into separate iframes.

Description: The search-result page is a collection of iframes showing the data from these search engines: similarsitesearch, managedQ, delicious, Bing, YaCy, pipl.com, blekko, carrot, technology-review, 123people, Stumbleupon, find42, zuula, GoPubmed, iseek-education, iBoogie, Exalead, dogpile, jove, Scirus.com, deepdyve, CiteUlike, vadlo, nextbio, bing shopping.

Google Scholar

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Academic Search - Google ScholarVisit Site: Google Scholar

Cost: Free

Comments: Free academic search engine.

Description: Google Scholar provides a simple way to broadly search for scholarly literature. From one place, you can search across many disciplines and sources: articles, theses, books, abstracts and court opinions, from academic publishers, professional societies, online repositories, universities and other web sites. Google Scholar helps you find relevant work across the world of scholarly research.

Wolfram|Alpha

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Academic Search - WolframAlphaVisit Site: Wolfram|Alpha

Cost: Free

Comments: Free academic search engine.

Description: Wolfram|Alpha introduces a fundamentally new way to get knowledge and answers—not by searching the web, but by doing dynamic computations based on a vast collection of built-in data, algorithms, and methods.

WorldWideScience

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Academic Search - WorldWideScienceVisit Site: WorldWideScience

Cost: Free

Comments: Free scientific search engine.

Description: WorldWideScience.org is a global science gateway comprised of national and international scientific databases and portals. WorldWideScience.org accelerates scientific discovery and progress by providing one-stop searching of databases from around the world.

RefSeek

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Academic Search - RefSeekVisit Site: RefSeek

Cost: Free

Comments: Free academic search engine.

Description: Currently in public beta, RefSeek is a web search engine for students and researchers that aims to make academic information easily accessible to everyone. RefSeek searches more than one billion documents, including web pages, books, encyclopedias, journals, and newspapers.

Scirus

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Academic Search - ScirusVisit Site: Scirus

Cost: Free

Comments: Free scientific search engine.

Description: Scirus is the most comprehensive scientific research tool on the web. With over 575 million scientific items indexed at last count, it allows researchers to search for not only journal content but also scientists’ homepages, courseware, pre-print server material, patents and institutional repository and website information.

Astrophysics Data System

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Academic Search - ADSVisit Site: Astrophysics Data System

Cost: Free

Comments: Free search engine for astronomy and physics.

Description: The SAO/NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS) is a Digital Library portal for researchers in Astronomy and Physics, operated by the Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory (SAO) under a NASA grant.

Copernic

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Desktop Search - CopernicVisit Site: Copernic

Cost: Free (lite)

Comments: Free and premium versions available.

Description: Copernic Desktop Search Home allows individuals to instantly search their files, e-mails, and e-mail attachments stored anywhere on their PC’s hard drive. The application executes subsecond searching of Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint files, Acrobat PDFs, multimedia, etc.

Spokeo

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Social Search - SpokeoVisit Site: Spokeo

Cost: Free

Comments: Free people search engine.

Description: Spokeo is a people search engine that organizes White-pages listings, Public Records and Social Network Information to help you safely find & learn about people.

Jigsaw

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Social Search - JigsawVisit Site: Jigsaw

Cost: Free

Comments: Online business directory.

Description: data.com Contacts by Jigsaw is a business directory where you can find contact and company information. Our business directory has business contact information for private as well as public companies. No other business directory provides contacts with both phone and email information.

Infobel

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Social Search - InfobelVisit Site: Infobel

Cost: Free

Comments: Collection of international telephone directories.

Description: Up to date White and Yellow Pages. Search residential listings by address. Can search by specific house number (e.g. an apartment building). Reverse search residential, business, toll-free and FAX numbers.

yoName

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Social Search - yoNameVisit Site: yoName

Cost: Free

Comments: Free people search engine.

Description: yoName turns your computer into a private detective. Look for anyone you want. You can even look them up by a username or an email address! If they’re on any of the big-time networks like MySpace or Facebook, yoName will find them. Look up friends, family, ex-es. Look up yourself and see if someone’s impersonating you.

Alumni.NET

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Social Search - AlumniVisit Site: Alumni.NET

Cost: Free

Comments: Free with registration.

Description: Alumni.NET is a global alumni registry that first went online in 1994. The Registry was started by Mr. Eric Tomacruz, Ph.D. , as a way to get in touch with his friends from high school. Soon, more schools were being added to the registry as more and more people were getting connected to the internet as well.

AnyWho

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Social Search - AnyWhoVisit Site: AnyWho

Cost: Free

Comments: Free people search engine.

Description: Are you searching for an old friend? Trying to verify an address? Or maybe you see an unfamiliar phone number in your records? AnyWho provides a free online white pages directory where you can find people by their name, address or you can do a reverse lookup by phone number.

Address Search

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Social Search - Address SearchVisit Site: Address Search

Cost: Free

Comments: Free email lookup service.

Description: Free Access to Information on More Than 95 Million Email Addresses & 140 Million Mailing Addresses. Addresssearch.com was created to offer the first and only (at least, that we know of) free email lookup service.

People-Finders

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Social Search - People-FindersVisit Site: People-Finders

Cost: Free

Comments: Public records search engine.

Description: People-Finders.ws helps you locate people and obtain public records data. We are not a consumer reporting agency, as defined by the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA).

Lexxe

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Semantic Search -  LexxeVisit Site: Lexxe

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Comments: Natural language search engine.

Description: Lexxe has been exploring more intelligent ways to find information for users. We believe this method will eventually bring far more accurate and relevant search results than the current search technology.

GoPubMed

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Comments: Semantic search engine for biomedical research files.

Description: GoPubMed allows significantly faster finding information needed through the use of biomedical background knowledge. GoPubMed doesn’t rank, the user does! GoPubMed retrieves PubMed abstracts for your search query and sorts relevant information to the 4 top level categories.

hakia

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Semantic Search - HakiaVisit Site: hakia

Cost: Free

Comments: Semantic search engine.

Description: Search has a quintessential role in the success and efficiency of any businesses. Conventional search systems (indexing keyword search) can no longer meet the increasing demand for quality results and time-saving practices in today’s world, nor do they offer any room for progress for the future.

TinEye

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Multimedia Search - TinEyeVisit Site: TinEye

Cost: Free

Comments: Reverse image search.

Description: TinEye is a reverse image search engine. You can submit an image to TinEye to find out where it came from, how it is being used, if modified versions of the image exist, or to find higher resolution versions.

MUFIN

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Multimedia Search - MUFINVisit Site: MUFIN

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Comments: Searches Flickr images.

Description: Multi-Feature Indexing Network (MUFIN). Search in 100 million Flickr images (represented by half a billion descriptors).

SpaceTime3D

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Multimedia Search - SpaceTime3DVisit Site: SpaceTime3D

Cost: Free

Comments: Visual search engine.

Description: SpaceTime3D allows you to see your searches. After you type in your search term, you will see pictures of the web pages for your search. You can shuffle through these pages to make finding the information you are looking for easier.

PolyMeta

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Metasearch  - PolyMetaVisit Site: PolyMeta

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Comments: Aggregates results from Ask, Google, Bing, and Yahoo.

Description: The Universal Meta Search and Discovery Engine. Search the best search engines, find the best results! Ask,Google,Bing,Yahoo.