Get your money’s worth with !mrmoney

Ready for some straight talk about money and America’s idiotic obsession with cars? Then Mr. Money Mustache is right up your alley. Let !mrmoney get you there economically. Add a single keyword if you want to read up on a specific topic.

Syntax: !mrmoney keyword

Example: !mrmoney wealth


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Type password into DuckDuckGo to generate random passwords instantly. For even stronger passwords, include the number of characters you want the password to be (e.g. password 10).

 

Find the perfect podcast with fyyd

Searching for a good podcast is like courting for marriage. It requires experimentation, investment of time, and careful listening to find The One. Before you make a commitment, try fyyd, the podcast search engine.

Syntax: !fyyd keywords or “name of topic”

Example: !fyyd “rubber duckies”


Househacker

The Househacker Guide is a quirky handyman book with a slightly nerdy edge. It’s for people who want to live a sustainable yet optimal lifestyle. Only $3.99.

 

Want to be a musician? Join the ‘Club

If you ever wanted to learn an instrument, check out Cifra Club. With the use of video and simple diagrams, instructors will show you how to play popular songs fast and for free (here’s an example). The website is in Spanish but music is the language they speak.

Syntax: !cifraclub song title and/or artist

Example: !cifraclub radioactive imagine dragons


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Zission meditation posters are unique and are not available anywhere else. Visit Zission.com for a powerful new way to improve your meditation practice.

 

Wikipedia for tech startups

CrunchBase is a database of the startup ecosystem that includes investors, incubators and events. For fun, type the bang !cb along with any word in the English dictionary and hit enter. There’s probably a startup with that as a name (or similar).

Syntax: !cb keywords (search for an organization, person, event or product)

Example: !cb quack


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DuckDuckHack is an open source community changing the future of search. Help improve DuckDuckGo by creating Instant Answers. Join DuckDuckHack.

 

Android Police: To serve and inspect

If you own an Android smartphone, do yourself a favour and visit Android Police. This busy blog has hardware reviews, deal alerts, software leaks and more. Here’s a speedy way to get the news without a speeding ticket:

Syntax: !andpol (keywords are not operable)

Usage: !andpol


No Budget Budget

With help from the No Budget Budget ebook, you can pay important bills on time, every time – without a budget. Comes with free audiobook, only $7.

 

“The Gray Lady” has many stories to tell

The New York Times (weirdly nicknamed “The Gray Lady”) is one of the longest running and most widely read newspapers. She has collected many stories over the years. You can search this massive archive online with the !nyt bang.

Syntax: !nyt keywords (put phrases in quotes for better results)

Example: !nyt “the gray lady”


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Use bangs in your browser’s address bar by making DuckDuckGo your default search engine. Here’s how to switch in Chrome. For Firefox, install the plugin.

 

Translate text in over 100 languages

No comprendes? Translate text from one language to another with Google Translate. Google Translate supports over 100 languages at various levels. The syntax is simple:

Syntax: !gtranslate word or phrase

Example: !gtranslate el amor todo lo puede


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Wheatbin is Open Source project management software that combines Kanban methodology with the Law of the Harvest. Visit Wheatbin.com.

 

Put in a good word for !ety

Ever wonder how a word or term was coined? Find out the story behind the word with the !ety bang. It instantly searches the Online Etymology Dictionary and gives an explanation of what the word meant many years ago, and even it’s origin.

Syntax: !ety word

Example: !ety jargon


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Use bangs in your browser’s address bar by making DuckDuckGo your default search engine. Here’s how to switch in Chrome. For Firefox, install the plugin.

 

Getting !ip service is fast and easy

Getting !ip service is easier than ever with DuckDuckGo and WhatIsMyIPAddress. Just type !ip to find out your computer’s current IP location. Handy for checking to see if your VPN is working.

Syntax: !ip

Example: !ip


Critical Stimulus

Critical Stimulus is a proven method for uncovering repressed emotions, self-denial, hidden agendas and much more. Discover the truth about anyone, even yourself.

 

A tough act to follow

Follow That Page is a hidden gem of the internet. It’s a free service that monitors web pages and notifies you by email whenever a change happens. Great for finding a new job and snagging good seats to concerts.

Syntax: !follow webpage_url

Example: !follow http://www.cbc.ca/dragonsden/auditions 


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DuckDuckHack is an open source community changing the future of search. Help improve DuckDuckGo by creating Instant Answers. Join DuckDuckHack.

 

Food52 is number one for recipes

You don’t have to be a foodie to be a fan of Food52 and it’s 41,000+ recipes. The dishes are both tasteful and tasty, and most are easy to prepare. To instantly search for a recipe, do !52.

Syntax: !52 keywords

Examples: !52 vegan soup | !52 kale mushrooms pepper


RSSPBRRY is a free and open source RSS feed reader and Internet tastemaker (more information forthcoming). The software is available for download on Github.

 

Buy your next book with a bang

Regardless of the e-reader you own, DuckDuckGo bangs can help you find your next ebook. Use !a for the Amazon Kindle, !bn for the Barnes & Noble Nook or !kobo for your Kobo eReader.

Syntax: !a “title of the book” (quotes optional) | !bn title of the book (no quotes) | !kobo title of the book (no quotes)

Examples: !a “docbook definitive guide” | !bn philosophy bites again | !kobo moby duck


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Duck !GoBang has it’s own bang! Use !gobang to search the growing list of bang posts. Can’t find what you’re looking for? Let Cheeky Duck know via the contact form.

 

Don’t wing it: Get the facts with Snopes

Learn the truth about urban legends, Internet rumors, and other stories of unknown or questionable origin on Snopes.com. Like when Donald Duck was banned in Finland because he doesn’t wear pants.

Syntax: !snopes topic keywords

Example: !snopes donald duck banned in finland


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Don’t fly by the seat of your pants. Stay up-to-date on the best bangs for the Duck. Subscribe to the RSS feed today.

 

Dip into some indie hip

Tumblr is a popular microblogging platform and massive archive of trippy gifs and indie hipster photography. For a quick mental diversion, take a dip with the !tumblr bang and see what you come up with.

Syntax: !tumblr topic keywords

Example: !tumblr quack


No Budget Budget

With help from the No Budget Budget ebook, you can pay important bills on time, every time – without a budget. Comes with free audiobook, only $7.

 

Free clipart, even for unlimited commercial use

For clipart that is free to use, even for unlimited commercial use, look no further than the Open Clip Art Library. The site is an incredible resource. Any clipart can be located instantly with the !oca bang.

Syntax: !oca keyword(s)

Example: !oca duckling


RSSPBRRY is a free and open source RSS feed reader and Internet tastemaker (more information forthcoming). The software is available for download on Github.