Resource and Advice Searching Tools

And difficult to categorize resources

211 connects you to expert, caring help. Every call is completely confidential.

Aunt Bertha/ Enter your zip code and find hundreds of service programs that serve your area, including financial assistance, medical care, food and housing resources, education, and legal aid.

Find A Helpline

GetHuman: How to reach a human at any customer service line.

The Electric Typewriter: Collection of long-form journalism and essays, curated according to topic and author.

ToSDR “Terms of Service; Didn’t Read” (short: ToS;DR) is a project started in June 2012 to help fix the “biggest lie on the web”: almost no one really reads the terms of service we agree to all the time.

SMMRY‘s mission is to provide an efficient manner of understanding text, which is done primarily by reducing the text to only the most important sentences. SMMRY accomplishes its mission by: Ranking sentences by importance using its core algorithm. Reorganizing the summary to focus on a topic; by selection of a keyword. Removing transition phrases. Removing unnecessary clauses. Removing excessive examples.

Only In Your State – Since launching in 2015, OnlyInYourState’s team of travel writers has penned over 100,000 articles highlighting the hidden gems, little known attractions, and natural wonders of each of our 50 unique states. Collectively, our articles have reached millions of passionate readers and have brought love and attention to hundreds of small and large businesses across the nation.  Over 5,000 Free Cheat Sheets, Revision Aids and Quick References!

Tip of My Tongue – Chirag Mehta : Find that word that you’ve been thinking about all day but just can’t seem to remember

Ecosia – the search engine that plants trees

Qwant – The search engine that doesn’t know anything about you,

BoardReader: A Forum Search Engine

Kiddle – visual search engine for kids

JustWatch – The Streaming Guide

GIPHY is your top source for the best & newest GIFs & Animated Stickers online. Find everything from funny GIFs, reaction GIFs, unique GIFs and more.

NASA Images

Thangs: Popular models for 3D enthusiasts | Free Downloads

searchcode is a free source code search engine. Code snippets and open source (free software) repositories are indexed and searchable.

Ludwig ist he first sentence search engine that helps you write better English by giving you contextualized examples taken from reliable sources.

Elder Wisdom Circle – Ask for FREE ADVICE & tips on relationships, family, self-improvement or school problems. is a unit of providing millions of consumers with outstanding legal and insurance information and advice – for free – since 1995. 

r/Advice This is a place where you can ask for advice on many subjects. Everybody has issues that they run into, and everyone needs advice every now and again. This is Reddit’s very own solution-hub.

Funadvice Fun Products & Advice Guides. Fun, interesting products, guides, and answers to help you with work, school, love and so much more.

The AnswerBank is a friendly, UK based Question and Answer site. 

Hey From The Future  is an advice sharing website that allows people of different ages to share advice they wish they had at a certain age.

r/DecidingToBeBetter: If self-improvement is your goal, this is the place to find wisdom from other seekers.

r/relationship_advice: Romance, family, friendships, or co-workers, you’ll find all advice for every type of relationship here.

r/AskWomenAdvice: For women-centric problems, answered by women.

r/internetParents: Ask the internet’s moms and dads about things that your parents never taught you..

Sheldon Brown’s Bicycle Technical Info: Old-school site full of info on building, outfitting, and repairing bikes. 

Slader: Find answers to homework for specific textbooks. Use this to check your kids’ answers, not to cheat! But get ready for some annoying video ads.

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