Posted on Thursday June 2011
If you are logged into Google your search results may not be what you are expecting.
Google will personalize your search results, which these days means anyone you're linked to on twitter, facebook etc is obviously more relevant than say, some subject matter expert.
In a nutshell - add &pws=0 to the query string.
I was so irked I went to the trouble of:
It's also interesting to see the suggest query link, which returns JSONP. Could be some fun to be had there...
If you wanted more control I'm sure there is a plugin or a greasemonkey script around.