As a duck readeth

If you’re looking for a book, you’ll probably find it at BookZZ. With almost 3 million titles, they boast it’s the world’s largest ebook library. Just use !bzz and the book title.

Syntax: !bzz keywords

Usage: !bzz As a Man Thinketh (author name works well too)

Critical Stimulus

Critical Stimulus is a proven method for uncovering repressed emotions, self-denial, hidden agendas and much more. Discover the truth about anyone, even yourself.


Dip into some indie hip

Tumblr is a popular microblogging platform and massive archive of trippy gifs and indie hipster photography. For a quick mental diversion, take a dip with the !tumblr bang and see what you come up with.

Syntax: !tumblr topic keywords

Example: !tumblr quack

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.


Free clipart, even for unlimited commercial use

For clipart that is free to use, even for unlimited commercial use, look no further than the Open Clip Art Library. The site is an incredible resource. Any clipart can be located instantly with the !oca bang.

Syntax: !oca keyword(s)

Example: !oca duckling

RSSPBRRY is a free and open source RSS feed reader and Internet tastemaker (more information forthcoming). The software is available for download on Github.


Keep it reel with !keepvid

Download YouTube, Vimeo and Vine videos almost instantly with the !keepvid command. It’s free too!

Syntax: !keepvid url of video

Example: !keepvid

Protip: You may need a userscript manager like Tampermonkey (for Chrome) or Greasemonkey (Firefox) to capture certain media files.

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Update on 8/31/2018: It seems !keepvid doesn’t work anymore. If you know of a replacement, please contact me.


Music to your ears

Soundcloud is one of the best sites for discovering new music, and the !sc bang makes it even better. Search by genre, artist, playlist and more. Another great reason to use DuckDuckGo.

Syntax: !sc keywords

Example: !sc duck sounds

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The biggest bang of the summer… don’t miss it!

Feel like kicking back and watching a movie? Bypass the hassle of logging in to Netflix and doing a search. Just use !nf and the title of the film.

Oh, and make sure you got your popcorn ready – movie is going to start!

Syntax: !nf movie title

Example: !nf DuckTales

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“Clean house” on your next image search

To look up dirty hockey tactics, you already know that !g and !b search Google and Bing, respectively. But what you may not know is that !gi and !bi search Google Images and Bing Images.

Syntax: !gi keyword(s) | keyword(s) !bi

Examples: snow shower hockey !gi | !bi face wash hockey

Protip: Bangs can be appended to the front or at the end of your search query. Both ways work.

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Use bangs in your browser’s address bar by making DuckDuckGo your default search engine. Here’s how to switch in Chrome. For Firefox, install the plugin.