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What is the Dark Web?

The Dark Web can best be described as the "seedy underbelly" of the Web; shady dealings and illegalities can be found here, but it's also becoming a haven for journalists and whistle blowers. Find out more.   

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How to search for someone's birthday

Want to wish a long-lost friend, work colleague, or school chum a happy birthday? Get help from About.com tracking a birthday date down.

Free Movies Online for Kids

Whether you are a parent or simply young at heart, these five sites will help you find all sorts of great free movies online for kids of all ages.

What is the difference between the Invisible Web and the Dark Web?

The Dark Web and the Invisible Web are not the same thing, even though you might have heard them referenced as such in TV shows, movies, or books. Find out the important differences between these two very different terms.

Ten Web Search Tricks You Need To Know

Here are ten basic Web search tricks that will take your Web searches from "meh" to "marvelous". Learn how you can tweak your Web search queries with simple search operators and find what you're really looking for!

How to Find People On The Web: Ten Free Tools

One of the most popular search activities is looking up information about someone. About.com shows you how you can do your detective work with a minimum of effort.

How to Find a Phone Number Online: Nine Different Ways

You don't have to flip through a phonebook to find phone numbers these days. Instead, you can use the Web's many resources to find phone numbers.

How to Find Free Full Length Movies Online: The Top Ten Websites

Never pay full price for a movie again! There are a number of websites that provide a fantastic way to catch your favorite multimedia on the Web, anytime you want, in the privacy of your own home. Here are the best free movie websites you can use to find free full length movies online.

Use the Web to Do a Free Background Check

If you're looking for background information on someone, the Web can turn up a surprising amount of information. About.com shows you how to conduct a free background check using a variety of online resources, tools, and sites.

"How do I find out who an email address belongs to?"

Need to find the owner of an email address? Here are a few simple methods you can try to see who that email address belongs to.

How do I avoid dangerous websites?

Dangerous websites have the potential to do a lot of damage to your computer. Learn how to avoid dangerous websites while Web searching with a few common sense safety tips.

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