Transforms an oft-times obscenely long URL into a much shorter, compact version

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Anonymize a Google Search URL

If I search Google Images for mountains of madness lovecraft, I get something like this URL: https://www.google.com/search?tbm=isch&hl=en&source=hp&biw=1019&bih=805&q=mountains+...
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Permanently delete a shortened link from bit.ly

I want to delete a shortened link from bit.ly that was created by me. How can I do that?
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How can I be certain that a URL-shortened link I click isn't going to send me to a dangerous or unwanted site?

When I see a shortened URL, I'm always hesitant to click it because I don't know where the link is going to go. (In the worst case, it may lead to an XSS exploit against a site that I'm logged in to) ...