As I’ve said before, I’m a big fan of Sogudi, a free Safari add-on that lets you conduct keyword-based web searches right from your location bar. I thought I’d share a few more of the favorites that I’ve picked up (along with the shortcut I assigned and a short description of the resource).
(Note that there’s a similar web search feature in Quicksilver that allows this trick to work across browsers; to make the URLs below into QS-only bookmarks, change the
*** and bookmark as normal.)
- RSS Feed of a UPS delivery (ups) -
Jason Young’s brilliant RSS-ifier
- Local Instiki (ins) -
If you have a stock Instiki setup running locally on your Mac, this will find or create a page matching the string you searched for.
- Answers.com (ans) -
Great front end to dictionaries, wikipedia and more
- C2 (c2) -
Best. Wiki. Ever.
- WHOIS Source (whois) -
Fast way to find if that domain you want is available.
- ISO Hunt (iso) -
Good bit torrent searcher (if you like that kind of thing).
- Mother Nature (health) -
Exhaustive database of information on the most-reliable natural and herbal treatments for various health conditions.