Seek and Ye Shall Find: Top Ten Alternative Search Engines
Next to email, search is Internet users’ primary activity. But most people don’t realize that there’s a LOT more search engines out there than just the Big Four: Google, Yahoo, AOL, or MSN. In fact, there are literally hundreds of really great niche, or vertical, search engines that focus on all kinds of topics: images, jobs, Bit Torrents, blogs, etc. You can find all sorts of great stuff using these alternative search engines that you might not be able to find on the more general, Big Box-type of search engines; plus, most of these niche search engines have really interesting features that are fun to play with.
Take a look.