Strange Searches
July 14, 2003 6:14 AM   Subscribe

Bananaslug is a serendipitous search engine. It uses the google API to mix your search term with a random seed and returns results that are probably orthogonal to what you were looking for. Minutes of fun.
posted by walrus (5 comments total)
it seems to be too popular for its own good....
posted by ejoey at 7:23 AM on July 14, 2003

Sure, but it still gives you a link to a google search using the seed word it generated for you, so you only need to put up with one extra mouse click.
posted by walrus at 7:33 AM on July 14, 2003

Great for googlewhacking, too.
posted by rory at 8:04 AM on July 14, 2003

Whee! I can hardly contain myself! Where has this link been all my life. I mean, not getting what I want out of Google! Who'da thunk? Extra words! Whooo!
posted by Ogre Lawless at 1:12 PM on July 14, 2003

BananaSlug has reached its daily limit of 1000 queries using the Google APIs.
posted by crunchland at 1:25 PM on July 14, 2003

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