Dunno why but Google is just crawling today. Searches take a very long time to return, if at all. Sometimes only half the page loads, too.
Updated 2009-05-14 @ 2:41:15 pm: Yep, according to cnet, widespread outage.
Updated 2009-05-14 @ 10:02:40 pm: It’s really nice when a company owns up to their mistakes.