MillionShort: An Engine to Search the Uncommon

I recently heard about an alternative search engine called Million Short. The site allows you to search the internet by keywords, like any other engine, but Million Short lets you filter out popular search results, up to one million. They do offer several increments of filtering, which allows you to start small and dig deeper if necessary.

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The site could be useful for things other than researching conspiracies and winning bets. I could see students and teachers using it during research to help discover lesser known sources, or to help find a more diverse selection of sources of information. To paraphrase the subheading of the website: image what you’ll discover!

What do you think of this tool? Do you see any other uses for students or other internet users?


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