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Humor: Google Trends meets Captain Obvious

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Some things might be obvious, but when comparing cookies and weight on Google Trends, you’ll see that to the end of the year people seemingly care less for their weight and start looking for cookies.

Another one we’ve found is snow and ski (see below).

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Google Search: List of available magazine

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We played around with Google’s new feature to search and display complete magazines and here’s the list of currently available magazines we could find (35 magazines – in alphabetic order)…

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Photography: Google LIFE photo archive

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Google has made large parts of the LIFE photography archive available within its image search. There are many high resolution images included since the American Civil war and the first LIFE Magazine. You can also search this archive by adding “source:life” in the normal Google image search.

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Tools: oScope Visual Search

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If you spend a lot of time trying to find images or videos on the Internet this tools might help.

“oScope” – a visual search tool – allows you to search Flickr, eBay, YouTube and Amazon. The creators have promised to add more sites in the future. The photos, books, videos, or eBay items found are displayed with small images (can be zoomed) plus additional information. You can also watch found videos directly inside the search interface or open the original site.

The interface can be customized to your preferences from background color to…

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Search Engines: Pageranks and the Incredible Lightness Of Being

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Yahoo has just released its “Top searches of 2006″ list, leaving us with the impression that people are using it only to find information on Brittney, Shakira or Paris Hilton…
…Recently the “American Mathematical Society” has featured an article with an in-depth explanation of the type of mathematical operations behind Google’s search engine pagerank. The story with the title…
…Encourage by the article we had a look how our so far most popular story (Top 10 time waster games) is ranked with Google. It turned out that Duvet-Dayz.com has a pagerank of 3 (out of more then 1 million pages)…

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Weekend activity: Have Fun with Ms. Dewey

You can say a lot about Ms. Dewey the Flash interface that Microsoft has put up to promote its Live Search web site. It might be tacky, completely useless for a search engine, they could have chosen a different girl, a complete waste of time. It’s fun – maybe not for longer than a few [...]