I’ve got news for you

The Economist is a weekly magazine that provides analysis and opinion on current affairs around the world. Supplementing the print edition is their regularly updated website. For DuckDuckGo users, a time-saving tip: just type !economist and you’re there.

Syntax: !economist (keywords don’t work here)

Usage: !economist


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.

 

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


Listen to Jesus in Books podcast for surprising insights about the most influential and controversial person in history.

 

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 


Listen to Jesus in Books podcast for surprising insights about the most influential and controversial person in history.

 

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.

 

For fast relief of burning ears

Find out if people are talking about you online with the !smention bang. It does a real-time social media search of your name (or whatever topic you wish) on Social Mention.

Syntax: !smention keyword(s) (use quotations if the topic is two or more words).

Example: !smention “cheeky duck


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.