AltaVista is consistently one of the largest search engines on the web.
Formally the Mining Company
Ask Jeeves an English-like question and it will direct you to a location that will answer it.
Index to the Internet
Jeeves For Kids
Will not list a site that is on SurfWatch's block list.
Internet Guide (DIG)
Children's Search Engines Only sites considered appropriate for children.
Designed for ages 7 to 12.
Unlike the search engines listed above, the
following engines allow you to search all of the
web, not just a small subset of sites. Results are
said to be filtered to remove objectionable
material. However, adults should supervise
AltaVista Family Filter
Over 12,000 sites have been classified into a directory, organized for teachers, students and parents. Information can be found by browsing or searching.
The EdView Smart Zone is a collection of over 7 million teacher-reviewed web pages that are safe for kids. Sites are categorized by subject and grade level.
More than 50,000 sites of interest to educators.
Over 70,000 links for those preparing reports. These sites have be categorized. Their are ratings by grade level
The sites below specialize in providing
Almanacs allow searching across various almanacs,encyclopedia and a dictionary.
Enter the name of a company or a stock symbol,
and then you'll be linked to a page with quotes,
financial data, related web sites, etc.
Check on domain availability with countries around the world.
Code Lookup (U.S. Post Office)
List of mailing lists.
Used for searching for mailing lists
English and French interfaces.
Shopping Guide By Yahoo!
nformation from 9,000 mail order companies, web shopping sites, classified ad sites etc.
Of interest to web developers and Internet professionals.
Sites dealing with online advertising, marketing and
Web rings are groups of sites that have linked
together around a similar topic.
Searches over 65,000 web-based discussion forums.
"Public records contain valuable information that can help you solve problems both at home and at work. Because KnowX.com provides real-time access to billions of public\ records, we're able to offer you information other Web sites can't."
(Lycos People Finder)
Names and addresses
High school classmates
Publications and other databases of information. For fee.