Wolfram Alpha, a new search engine that attempts to answer questions, not “just” provide a list of potentially relevant websites.
According to the website:
You enter your question or calculation, and Wolfram|Alpha uses its built-in algorithms and growing collection of data to compute the answer.
Perhaps rather more sexily, ask it what the answer to life, the universe and everything?
The Daily Telegraph has a video.
Lid dip, Joshua Gans (try his other examples).