Info Searches

o ADC Astronomical Data Center
o ADS Abstract Service
o ADS Abstracts for A & A
o ADS Abstracts for Instrumentation
o ADS Abstracts for Physics & Geophysics
o ADS digital book library
o Online Encyclopedia of Integer Sequences

Chemistry and periodic tables

o American Elements Technical information about each element and advanced materials sales
o Dynamic Periodic Table
o Periodic Table from Los Alamos National Laboratory's Chemistry Division
o Web-Elements periodic table

General

o Acronym Finder
o Babelfish Language translation
o Experts Exchange a points system for buying answers
o FedEx package tracking
o OneLook Dictionaries
o References dictionaries and similar
o Thomas Register
o UPS United Parcel Service
o UPS tracking
o US Zip codes
o Webopedia Online Dictionary for Computer and Internet Terms
o Wikipedia Free encyclopedia that anyone can edit
o Zip code lookup US Postal Service

Legal torrents

o Bittorrent.com Torrent search
o bt.etree.org
o LegalTorrents
o Legit Torrents
o Public domain torrents
o TorrentFreak
o VODO Free, legal torrent movies
o Vuze

Libraries

o Harvard Libraries and Museums
o Library of Congress
o Project Gutenberg 20,000 books no longer covered by copyright

Patents

o Bad patents
o Free Patents Online
o freePat Script for retrieving patent documents
o Google patent search
o Patent and Trademark Office
o Sumobrain Was fee-based, now free

Phone numbers

o AllAreaCodes.com
o AllPages.com Online Yellow Pages and Business Directory
o Anywho Forward and reverse telephone lookup
o Big Yellow Nynex yellow pages
o Infospace reverse address lookup
o NANPA: North American Numbering Plan Administration All about area codes
o Reverse Phone Directory Links to Infospace, Anywho and Think Direct Marketing
o Telephone White Pages 90 million personal, 10 million business phones
o Ultimate White Pages Forward and reverse lookups
o Verizon SuperPages
o Visual Yellow American Internet Yellow Pages
o Whitepages.com

Physics/Astronomy

o BEACON eSpace JPL-authored, externally published papers and reprints
o Dictionary of Nomenclature of Celestial Objects
o e-Print archive at LANL
o EurekAlert Science, medicine, health, technology from AAAS
o NTRS NASA Technical Reports Server (searchable)
o VizieR Star catalog browser

Software

o Download.cnet.com
o Jumbo shareware and freeware index
o Shareware.com
o SoftSearch search for software titles and developers for free

Usenet

o Binsearch.net
o Google Groups
o NFO:News Usenet indexing
o Nzbindex

Web Search Engines

o All the web
o Alta Vista Used to be the best search engine
o Ask.com
o bing Bing's not Google
o Britannica.com
o C|Net search.com
o ChaCha People powered search (beware of sponsored links mixed in with real results)
o CIA Library
o Cuil
o DMOZ Open Directory Project
o Dogpile
o Excite
o Forum One Online Community Report
o Google Probably the best search engine
o HotBot
o Internet Archive Public domain movies, sounds, text and the Wayback Machine
o Ixquick Metasearch
o LookSmart
o Lycos
o MetaCrawler
o NY Times Navigator Links to search and other sites
o ProFusion
o SearchMil.com Search military web sites
o WebCrawler
o Wolfram Alpha
o Yahoo Search

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