An easy peasy post to start off the morning about two unknown search tools I’ve been seeing in the logs.
First is scroogle.org which basically acts as a proxy between you and Google. The cachet is that Google can’t track you if you use the scroogle.org service. I see less than 10 referrers from there every few days. Also, scroogle dot com, uh, redirects you to a very not safe for work search engine. You have been warned.
Gridwell is a beta search engine based in the UK. The search engine appears to be a consultancy project and it looks like they’re just getting their feet wet trying out site SERP design ideas such as showing site favicons with results. Their results, as of this writing, are from Yahoo. Here’s the about page for the gridwell search service.
[tags]scroogle.org, gridwell, Google, Yahoo, search engines, SERP [/tags]