The time is ripe for urban micro farms

RipeNearMe is a startup that believes backyards, balconies, roofs, vacant blocks and other urban spaces are perfectly good places to grow food. They help connect local growers with buyers who want fresh local produce.

Syntax: !ripenearme location

Examples: !ripenearme Detroit Michigan


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


Duck Go Bang logo

Duck Go Bang 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.

 

Discover alternatives to popular software

AlternativeTo is a useful and oddly addictive website which lists alternatives to software and mobile apps. You can search the site instantly with the !alt bang.

Syntax: !alt name_of_software (platform and license modifiers can be added but are optional)

Example with target platform: !alt evernote linux

Example with license: !alt skype opensource

Example with platform, license: !alt itunes linux opensource


Search engine for sales tax

Is It Taxed? tells you instantly if there is !tax on thousands of items sold in Canada. Discover money saving strategies and make your dollar go farther.

 

Sight for sore eyes

Posters are a simple and inexpensive way to perk up a room. Search the impressive selection of posters at allposters.com and find that perfect visual accent.

Syntax: !posters topic keywords (note the plural form)

Example: !posters rubber duck


Sesshin meditation posters

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

 

How to pull a rabbit out of your hat

It’s all too common to get caught up in the rabbit hole of StubHub events. Stay on task with the !stubhub bang. Get the results you want instantly by searching your event before even loading the StubHub site.

Syntax: !stubhub event

Example: !stubhub “frightened rabbit” (quotation marks aren’t necessary)


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