No search engine will find
every page every time. Experiment to find the one that best suits your needs for each
FAQ Archive - a searchable index of Frequently Asked Questions archives on the 'Net.
IceRocket - search blogs, Twitter feeds and MySpace, images and more.
Google Uncle Sam - search U.S. government websites.
Google - Search Newsgroups - database formerly searched with DejaNews.
Google - Search Magazines - using Google Book Search
Northern Light - Pay Service - business research and news.
Search Engine Colossus - an interesting start for specialized search engines around the globe.
ZDNet Media - search Ziff-Davis (computer magazines) publications
Viewzi - know the look of the site you want - but can't remember the name? Viewzi shows you screenshots of the sites.
Wolfram|Alpha - search from a mathematical perspective
Super Pages - yellow-pages type search
Switchboard - phone numbers and addresses for people and businesses.
Telephone Directories on the Web - links to telephone directories around the world.
Yahoo People Searcher - email and phone search
Yasni - searches multiple sources.
General-purpose search engines and web directories aren't the best tools for searching for news. This isn't a criticism -- they simply aren't designed for the purpose. A much better way to find news on the web is to use a specialized news portal or search engine.
1st Headlines - News search engine that includes local, regional, national and international news sources.
Headline Spot - a news portal, sorted by media type, region, subject.
News Services from General Search Engines:
Addictomatic - search multiple sources to discover the lastest buzz on a given term or topic.
Fagan Finder - all-in-one search page that lets you easily search a variety of blog/RSS search engines.
News Is Free - A long-standing major directory of RSS feeds.
Omgili - searches message boards, communities and discussion threads.
RocketNews - news and weblog search available.
Social Mention - search social media - alerts available also.
Technorati - search - or find blogs that link back to your site.
About.Com - people-powered directory for the best sites as determined by their guides.
Bubl - Selected Internet resources covering all academic subject areas.
JoeAnt - web directory created by former Infoseek/Go Guides
InfoGrid - scroll down to reach news search function.
KidsClick! - a directory/web search for kids - designed by librarians.
IPL2 - Internet Public Library/Librarian's Index to the Internet - resources selected and evaluated by librarians for their usefulness to users of public libraries.
MrSapo - combination of a portal and search engine
Open Directory - a human-maintained portal with a huge number of topics and an open-source community spirit to funding the service.