Found this new search service by way of a post a SEW forums named Google To Snap?. The search engine is named Snap and it describes "Why we built Snap", the three main reasons being (1) user control (2) user feedback and (3) transparency.
This engine has a very interesting interface that helps you narrow down your results in seconds. Snap has a nice list of technology partners including X1 a desktop/email search search company, LookSmart, Smarter an online comparison shopping network, Gigablast and the ODP. More about Snap here.
Check out Snap when you have a free moment.