Zanran dubs itself as a source for data and statistics. By that, Zanran means graphs, charts, and tables. The front page of Zanran's Web site is as sleek and simple as Google's basic search page. Following the less-is-more principle, Zanran presents its logo, its purpose, and a search box using a color scheme of green and blue on a black background. The lower right corner of the Web page presents a sample of a Zanran search. Interestingly, the presented sample topic changes with each screen refresh. Playing around with the phrasing in Zanran definitely makes a difference. Zanran presents search results as article titles, a couple of lines with the searched word(s) bolded, and includes the document source. The Web site doesn't expound on its sources. It is searching the Internet, so its source is, well, the Internet.
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