I’ve got news for you

The Economist is a weekly magazine that provides analysis and opinion on current affairs around the world. Supplementing the print edition is their regularly updated website. For DuckDuckGo users, a time-saving tip: just type !economist and you’re there.

Syntax: !economist (keywords don’t work here)

Usage: !economist

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.


Get your money’s worth

Ready for some straight talk about money? Then Mr. Money Mustache is right up your alley. Let !mrmoney get you there economically. Add a single keyword if you want to read up on a specific topic.

Syntax: !mrmoney keyword

Example: !mrmoney wealth

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Type password into DuckDuckGo to generate random passwords instantly. For even stronger passwords, include the number of characters you want the password to be (e.g. password 10).


“The Gray Lady” has many stories to tell

The New York Times (weirdly nicknamed “The Gray Lady”) is one of the longest running and most widely read newspapers. She has collected many stories over the years. You can search this massive archive online with the !nyt bang.

Syntax: !nyt keywords (put phrases in quotes for better results)

Example: !nyt “the gray lady”

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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.


Don’t wing it: Get the facts with Snopes

Learn the truth about urban legends, Internet rumors, and other stories of unknown or questionable origin on Snopes.com. Like when Donald Duck was banned in Finland because he doesn’t wear pants.

Syntax: !snopes topic keywords

Example: !snopes donald duck banned in finland

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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.