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Google™pedia: The Ultimate Google Resource, Second Edition by Michael Miller

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Chapter 10. Searching for Other Special Information

As you’ve read through the previous chapters, you’ve no doubt received a sense that there’s a lot more hidden behind the standard Google search page than most users realize. Well, you’re right—and there’s more where that came from.

For example, did you know that you can use Google to search for tracking information from UPS, FedEx, and other shipping companies? Or find up-to-the-minute airport and flight status information? Or find out when a particular movie is showing at your local theater? Or display the latest weather forecast?

That’s right, Google makes a lot of special information available from its main search page. All you have to do is know how to search for it!

Searching for Facts

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