Google News Archive

It’s great for looking up old newspaper articles. Sometimes you have to pay for access (which sucks) but the advanced search lets you look for just articles available for free. Take a look.

Google News Archive Search

Here’s an example of what I did with the advanced search:

Articles about “Tom Petty” in the Gainesville Sun

(Yes, I am a Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers fan. No need to ask.)

Autocomplete Me

A humourous blog of funny Google autocomplete results. A lot of them are really pop-culture references but they’re so out of context it’s hilarious. (Some of them were so funny that I was worried about getting a hernia from laughing.)

Autocomplete Me

Google went crazy

Find Song Titles With Google

All right, so you’ve heard a song on the radio, but don’t know the title. Well, if you’ve caught part of the lyrics, you may be in luck. Just type them into Google surrounded by quotation marks, and add lyrics.

Here is an example:

“Somewhere, somehow, somebody must have kicked you around some” lyrics

Leads to Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers — Refugee.

Good luck!

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Auto-Forward Yahoo Mail to Gmail without Yahoo! Plus.

Okay, so you have a Yahoo Mail account, but you switched to Gmail. However, you still recieve email at your Yahoo! Mail account, and want to auto-forward it. However, you don’t want to pay for Yahoo! Plus. (One of the reasons why Gmail is the best is free auto-forwarding and POP3 access.)

This article explains how to do it. One of the programs required is “Free with TrialPay,” where you have to take an offer from a company — however, you can cancel it later.

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Google, Google, Google

I thought I was the only one confused by Google’s giant array of services and products, until I found Simply Google.

It tries to summarize all of Google’s services onto one page.

Simply Google is not affliated with Google.