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- similarkind helps you find stuff similar to a particular thing of your interest. For example, you wish to find movies similar to "The Dark Knight", or TV-shows similar to "Friends...
- Browse the timeline of war and conflict across the globe. Integrates with Freebase and Google Maps Flash.
- Free pictures of everything on Earth. All pictures on Ookaboo are available free under public domain or Creative Commons licences and can be used on web sites, classwork and other creative projects.
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Last month Yahoo! announced BOSS, its Build Your Own Search Service, which "allows developers and companies to create and launch web-scale search products by utilizing the same infrastructure and technology that powers Yahoo! Search." The REST API allows developers to get results in XML or JSON format for web, news, and image search queries. Recently the official Yahoo! Search Blog showcased a handful of the best mashups that third-party developers created in BOSS's first month of operation.
Blekko is a search engine which uses both algorithms and human interaction for producing high quality search results. Currently serving more than 3 billion pages, Blekko sorts through spam, content farms, and sites containing malware in order to offer only real information to the end-user.
Semantic searching can retrieve results that surprise you, hopefully in a good way. So it seems like the natural means for discovery when you dont know what you want to find. Services like Jinni, a semantic discovery engine for movies and TV shows, is the perfect example.
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