Here is one Windows gadget that will answer almost all of your sudden inquiries. It’s the Wikipedia gadget and whenever you have an inquiry just type it into the gadget and the first paragraph of the Wikipedia article available for that search will appear. If the article isn’t the one you are looking for you can easily see all of the search results by using the arrows in the gadget. Once you see the one you are looking for just click on the link and it will open up your browser and bring you to the Wikipedia page. The best part about this gadget is that it is absolutely free.