You know Gmail and Google Maps, but have you seen the latest and greatest from Google's experimental labs section?
Aardvark invites you to ask questions that you might not be able to answer easily online and then get a response from someone in your social network (although it can involve a few degrees of separation) who has the right expertise.
Finding a specific journal article can be an enraging task, even in this day and age, due to the irritatingly bad search engines that serve most academic databases. Google Scholar can help you find that crucial paper on genetic mutation in black bears or whatever with the same level of convenience you're accustomed to in regular Google searches.
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