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Wendy Boswell

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By Wendy Boswell

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    • Find Vital Records at VitalRec.com Created: Thursday, February 12, 2009 Updated: Friday, April 18, 2014
      VitalRec.com is one of the most comprehensive sites for locating vital records on the Web. Learn more about VitalRec.com and how you can use it as a jumping off point for finding birth, death, and marriage records.
    • Bing Created: Friday, May 29, 2009 Updated: Friday, April 18, 2014
      Take a screenshot walk-through of Bing, Microsoft's revamp of Live Search.
    • Isohunt Created: Thursday, October 20, 2005 Updated: Friday, April 18, 2014
      Isohunt is a BitTorrent search site, which was shut down as of October 2013 due to a court settlement. Read a historical review of Isohunt.
    • Oodle, a Free Classified Ads Search Engine Created: Saturday, December 17, 2005 Updated: Friday, April 18, 2014
      Oodle is a search engine dedicated solely to scouring the Web for classified ads - auto classifieds, pet classifieds, loofah classifieds (it could happen), from76 different metro areas and 197 coll...
    • Kmart Online Layaway - Use the Web to Take Advantage of Layaway Programs Created: Friday, October 23, 2009 Updated: Friday, April 18, 2014
      A struggling economy is hard for everyone, but you can stretch your dollar further with the Kmart Online Layaway program, a unique Web offering that allows you to use the layaway option online in t...
    • Type Your Search Here Created: Monday, April 24, 2006 Updated: Friday, April 18, 2014
      Many people still don't understand the concept of what a search engine really is, and expect it to answer questions intuitively.
    • Torrent Search Engines: The Top Fifteen Created: Saturday, November 29, 2008 Updated: Thursday, April 17, 2014
      If you want to share or download music and movie files, you're going to want to learn all about bittorrents. Learning how to share torrent files is easy, and you'll be joining the ranks of millions...
    • HTML Created: Monday, September 20, 2004 Updated: Thursday, April 17, 2014
      Learn more about the acronym HTML stands for, and why HTML is so crucial to searching the Web.
    • Why is Google not working? Created: Wednesday, August 04, 2010 Updated: Thursday, April 17, 2014
      Google processes literally millions of searches each day, but sometimes, every once in a while, searchers are unable to access Google. Learn more about why Google might not be working for you, and ...
    • How do I find out if someone is dead? Created: Wednesday, November 12, 2008 Updated: Thursday, April 17, 2014
      Find out if someone you know has passed away with About.com's tutorial on tracking down useful information online.
    • How to Watch Free TV on the Web - The Best 18 Websites Created: Thursday, September 08, 2011 Updated: Thursday, April 17, 2014
      Never miss your favorite shows again! Here are eighteen different sites where you can watch free TV on the Web, including news broadcasts, sports events, and thousands of your favorite TV show epis...
    • The Top Eight Job Search Engines on the Web Created: Friday, June 15, 2007 Updated: Thursday, April 17, 2014
      Need a job? You'll want to check out this list of the Top Eight Job Search Engines on the Web. You can use these useful job search tools to find a job online, locate an executive position, track do...
    • Video Websites: The Top Ten Created: Wednesday, September 26, 2007 Updated: Thursday, April 17, 2014
      Here are the top ten most popular video sites on the web - you'll be able to use these sites to find all sorts of free videos, movies, and documentaries, as well as short films, viral videos, and m...
    • Five Ways to Send a Free Fax Online Created: Monday, April 28, 2008 Updated: Thursday, April 17, 2014
      Don't have a fax machine handy? No problem. You can use the Web to send a free fax - and no, you don't have to have a fax machine at home or even find some spare change.
    • Top Eight Free Online Dating Sites Created: Tuesday, June 24, 2008 Updated: Thursday, April 17, 2014
      Whether you're looking for romance or just a new friend, you can find both with my picks for the best free online dating sites on the Web.
    • Five Search Engines You Can Use to Search the Invisible Web Created: Monday, May 10, 2010 Updated: Thursday, April 17, 2014
      The Invisible Web contains content that is hard to see by "regular" search engines, such as Google, Ask, or Yahoo. We can access the Invisible Web with search engines and directories that are speci...
    • Google Video Created: Friday, February 06, 2009 Updated: Wednesday, April 16, 2014
      Google Video, part of Google's vast stable of niche Web search offerings, is a great place to watch free videos and movies of all kinds.
    • The Best Free Online Storage Sites on the Web Created: Tuesday, July 24, 2007 Updated: Wednesday, April 16, 2014
      Looking for free online storage? Storing documents online is a great way to back up your important data, and fortunately for those of us watching our money there are plenty of places on the Web whe...
    • How to Find a Prison Inmate Online Created: Tuesday, June 06, 2006 Updated: Wednesday, April 16, 2014
      Whether you're looking for a prison inmate, or just want more information about the United States criminal justice system, these sites will help you start your search for a detainee in the penal sy...
    • The Top Nine Sites For Finding Torrents On The Web Created: Tuesday, April 22, 2008 Updated: Wednesday, April 16, 2014
      Torrent downloads are a large part of global Web activity, and many people enjoy finding free movies, TV shows, and books that they can download via peer to peer file sharing, aka bittorrents. Abou...
    • What is Black Hat SEO? Created: Wednesday, November 10, 2004 Updated: Wednesday, April 16, 2014
      Black Hat search engine optimization is customarily defined as the practice of using unethical techniques to make your search rankings go up. Find out how to spot it and how to avoid it."
    • OVGuide Created: Tuesday, February 10, 2009 Updated: Wednesday, April 16, 2014
      OVGuide is a streaming multimedia portal with high-quality videos, movies, TV shows, and films. Learn more about OVGuide and how you can use it to track down all sorts of free movies, videos, TV sh...
    • Google Calculator Created: Wednesday, October 08, 2008 Updated: Wednesday, April 16, 2014
      Need to do some calculations? Try the Google Calculator.
    • The Best Search Engines of 2013 Created: Saturday, January 18, 2014 Updated: Wednesday, April 16, 2014
      The top search engines of 2013, from general search to government resources.
    • Google Cache Created: Wednesday, October 08, 2008 Updated: Wednesday, April 16, 2014
      If you've ever wanted to see a website the way Google sees it, you'll want to know about the Google Cache command.
    • FaxZero Created: Monday, February 09, 2009 Updated: Wednesday, April 16, 2014
      Send a fax for free anywhere in the United States or Canada with FaxZero, a free Web faxing service without any bothersome registrations or sign-ups.
    • Torrentz Created: Friday, February 20, 2009 Updated: Wednesday, April 16, 2014
      Torrentz is a meta-search engine that queries several different torrent sites and search engines to bring you back the most relevant results. Learn more about Torrentz and how to use it at About.com.
    • Vuze Created: Friday, July 17, 2009 Updated: Wednesday, April 16, 2014
      One of the most popular torrent clients on the Web is Vuze, a streamlined desktop application used to find and share files with people all over the world.
    • How to Use Google for a Reverse Phone Lookup Created: Monday, July 03, 2006 Updated: Tuesday, April 15, 2014
      If you'd like to know who that number belongs to, you can use Google to do a reverse phone lookup quickly and easily. Learn how to look up a phone number in Google using this brief tutorial.
    • People Search Engines: The Top 8 on the Web Created: Tuesday, February 12, 2008 Updated: Tuesday, April 15, 2014
      Search engines dedicated to finding people can help you find a phone number, address, email address, and more. Here are eight people search engines you can use to find the person you're looking fo...
    • The Pirate Bay Created: Friday, February 20, 2009 Updated: Tuesday, April 15, 2014
      The Pirate Bay is one of the oldest BitTorrent trackers on the Web. Learn more about searching for torrents at this extremely popular site.
    • Free Audio Books: The Top Eight Websites Created: Wednesday, September 21, 2011 Updated: Tuesday, April 15, 2014
      Thousands of free audio books are available for the taking on the Web. In this About Web Search article, we'll take a look at the top eight sites for finding and downloading all sorts of great book...

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