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.


“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.

Duck Go Bang logo

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.