We all use the Web for different things at different times.
To help you, we have put together a list of useful search engines and other facilities.
Yahoo - Lets you pass your query along to other search engines
Google - Currently the most used search engine
Alta Vista - You can do translations here in various languages
Ask Jeeves Pretty neat search engine
DejaNews Now part of Google - with Usenet searches
Excite - another good search engine
HotBot - from HotWired. Search for phrases and people as well.
Lycos - Well known Search engine
Inktomi - based at UC Berkeley
Reference.com - archives of Usenet newsgroups and Mailing lists
WebCrawler Searches the search engines
Wikipedia When you want explanations
ZenSearch - Search Engine