Editors' Note: The Download Now link will prompt a local download of the Firefox extension. To install the extension directly, open the file using your Firefox browser.
If you're one whose search results lead you to a Wikipedia page nine times out of ten, you would do well to install the Googlepedia extension for Firefox.
This free, terrifically easy add-on pulls the Wikipedia article most closely associated with your search term into the right half of the search results page. Modest controls let you expand, shrink, or hide the article. Clicking a link within the article feeds the term back into Google's search engine, and therefore back into Googlepedia's cycle of serving articles.
Googlepedia will undoubtedly save you time if a quick search is all you need. If you're one to submit to Wikipedia's siren call of never-ending knowledge, download at your own risk.
Shows you a relevant Wikipedia article along with your search results. Clicking links in the article will trigger new Google searches, making it a very useful research tool.
Features include: Turns internal Wikipedia links into Google search links; Uses Google's I'm Feeling Lucky(tm) feature to find relevant articles; Links images directly to their full-sized versions; Removes Google AdWords; Can be expanded to take the full width of the page; Uses your local language Wikipedia based on the Google language; And hide button to disable Googlepedia.