A number of websites offer a free patent search tool, including Free Patents Online (freepatentsonline.com) and the United States Patent and Trademark Office (uspto.gov). Free patent searches are a good way for inventors... More »

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The United States government and SSNValidator.com both offer free Social Security number searches, but both are limited in the features that are offered. Due to privacy concerns related to Social Security numbers, neithe... More »

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TheSearchEngineList.com provides a comprehensive list of free search engines that it sorts by category. About.com provides a short but current list of the best free search engines of 2015. More »

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Many state and local court websites feature a tool to search cases by case number on the main page, while some feature a tab or link called Online Services or Site Map that leads to a search tool. NCSC.org features links... More »

One simple way of searching free campgrounds at state parks in the United States would be to use the search tool on the Free Campsites and US Campgrounds websites. Apart from free campgrounds and camping sites, the searc... More »

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The National Insurance Crime Bureau maintains a free online VIN search tool, called VINCheck, that enables anyone to check a vehicle identification number against a database of stolen cars and a database of cars reported... More »

To look up a land line phone number, use an online people search tool such as WhitePages.com, and search the name and city of the person or business registered with the number. Reverse look-ups are also available and rel... More »

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