Take a crash course with !coursera

Coursera is a learning platform with over 2,000 courses to choose from. Everything is accessible for free, but for a small fee you can get your work graded and earn a digital certificate. One of the best websites on the internet imho.

Syntax: !coursera keywords (search for a course or university)

Example: !coursera animal behaviour


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.

 

The Internet Archive is a show stopper

Internet Archive is a nonprofit digital library with the goal of backing up the entire internet. And if that wasn’t ambitious enough, they also archive TV news programs that are searchable via their closed captioning transcripts. Lord love a duck!

Syntax: !archivetv keyword or phrase (using quotes may help narrow down results)

Example: !archivetv “Lord love a duck”


Replayz logo - white bgPlay away your cravings with Replayz, the game that helps you beat your addictions. Available as a deck of cards or a printable PDF you can download instantly.

 

Get the dirt behind the ditty

Stop the music and go visit Songfacts.com. Songfacts is a searchable database where you can find out the meaning and motivations behind the hits. The search feature plays nice with DuckDuckGo too:

Syntax: !songfacts “song title only”

Examples: !songfacts “disco duck”


Replayz logo - white bgPlay away your cravings with Replayz, the game that helps you beat your addictions. Available as a deck of cards or a printable PDF you can download instantly.

 

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.

 

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


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.

 

Keep it reel with !keepvid

Download YouTube, Vimeo and Vine videos almost instantly with the !keepvid command. It’s free too!

Syntax: !keepvid url of video

Example: !keepvid https://youtu.be/mUflS7rXYrQ

Protip: You may need a userscript manager like Tampermonkey (for Chrome) or Greasemonkey (Firefox) to capture certain media files.


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Does this rubber duck float your boat? Then subscribe to the Duck Go Bang RSS feed and get even more bang for the Duck!

 

Watch videos, not the clock with !watch

You deserve a break. Why not catch a breather with something fun on YouTube? You can find anything jiminy quick by using the !watch command.

Syntax: !watch topic keywords (quotations are useful here)

Example: !watch “I want a new duck”


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