Search Wikipedia lightning fast with !w

You could easily lose hours of productivity spelunking Wikipedia’s vast archives. To avoid such a fate, use the !w bang to find what you’re looking for lightning fast.

Syntax: !w topic keywords

Example: !w usain bolt


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

 

For fast relief of burning ears

Find out if people are talking about you online with the !smention bang. It does a real-time social media search of your name (or whatever topic you wish) on Social Mention.

Syntax: !smention keyword(s) (use quotations if the topic is two or more words).

Example: !smention “cheeky duck


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.

 

Know what time it is with !localtime

All too often I’m caught unawares of the time and date, but no more with the Duck Duck Go !localtime bang. The website timeanddate.com can do pretty much any type of time or weather conversion I need.

Syntax: !localtime city (leave out the State or Province, as that will only confuse it).

Example: !localtime toronto


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Save paper and printer ink with !pf

Remove ads, menus and unnecessary clutter before printing a web page with PrintFriendly. It will save you paper, printer ink Рand money!

Syntax: !pf and the url of the page you want to print

Example: !pf duckbang.com/faq


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