...is like breathing. You can't survive online without it. Installing the Google toolba r is the first thing you do when you set up a Windows PC with IE. Or at least tweaking Mozilla so it uses Google as its default search engine . And this is why: I found an amazing quote on evan's LJ, from a lecture by Google's Urs Hölzle : "Google gets 1,000 hits per second... *advance slide* ...at 2am... *advance slide* ...on December 25th."