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Can anyone suggest a search engine that does not use predictive patterns or stored information?

Google & Yahoo searches are boring. Before predictive patterns and stored information came into use, the searches were more fun and creative; there was an element of surprise involved that often yielded serendipitous discoveries - I was able to find new avenues of thinking that broadened my view. NOW, I just feel boxed-in and bored. I feel that imagination is lacking, and if that is what makes me tick.

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  • Sep 7 2012: I found a search engine called, Duck Duck Go and think it may do the trick. Here's an article about it that compares it to the 'In-and-Out-Burger', lol.

    http://techland.time.com/2011/06/16/duck-duck-go-the-in-n-out-burger-of-search-engines/

    I've already used it a few times and have already made some interesting discoveries I wouldn't have been able to find on Google.

    Cheers, RJ
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      Sep 7 2012: hmm interesting, I'll have to check this out sometime
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    Sep 7 2012: It would be really nice if Google offered an option to turn off the "personalization" of search queries. You have the option to look at more "objective" content, while still choosing to personalize your searches if you want.
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      Sep 10 2012: Maybe try searching in private or incognito browser modes
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        Sep 10 2012: I know that incognito mode only really clears your cookies and caches after every session of web browser use, but they should make it so that when you only go to Google.com it'll have "objecive" mode toggle button on there or something.
  • Sep 7 2012: I don't see how a search engine could search without some predictive elements. How would it search? By what method could it narrow a search and how long would that take? Forever! There is so much information available on the internet that there has to be some pattern or design for identifying, narrowing and then producing results you can use and that you want.

    However, I do believe that duckduckgo.com and ixquick.com do not store information, nor track your searches and retain them. You can check that further because I am no expert on anything at all. But ixquick.com is pretty trustworthy and those who I have gotten that information from, are trustworthy to me.