Finding stuff on the 'net can be made a whole lot easier if you know the a few handy search operators.
|"<word 1> <word 2>"
||Performs a search for the phrase "word 1 word 2". Not including the parentheses will search for word 1 and word 2 somewhere in the page, but not necessarily together (the typical search).
|<word 1> OR <word 2>
||Will search for occurrences of word 1 or word 2 but not both.
||Excludes a particular word.
E.G. money -poor
||Performs a synonym search. E.G. ~auto loans will search for truck loans, car loans, etc.
||Finds in a range. E.G. laptop cost $1000…$15000 seaches for laptops that cost between $1000 and $1500 dollars.
||Returns only pages with a url (address) containing text.
||Returns only pages where the title element contains text.
||Only search the site specified by url for the keywords supplied.
E.G. funny site:www.turrbalterror.com
||Finds the definition of word. Basically turns Google into a dictionary.
||Returns results that meet the supplied file type extension.
E.G. money filetype:pdf will return all PDF documents containing the word "money". This one is great for searching source code :)
||Returns information about the supplied url (address)