Former Google workers have started their own search engine called Cuil. The service is intended to index the triple amount of sites that Google currently indexes. A new feature that comes with Cuil is the display of the search results: the entries are displayed in a magazine style so there are small text blocks (e.g. in 3 columns and 3 rows) with small thumbnails. Another great feature is the “Explore by Category”-feature which lists similar results and gives you the ability of browsing different fields of your desired topic.
So Cuil may be a serious Google alternative with fresh features that may also be integrated in Google later.