Google and other search engines can help you find what you're looking for now, but what if you want to see a webpage as it appeared nearly 20 years ago?

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The Internet Wayback Machine, maintained by the not-for-profit Internet Archive, has images of more than 430 billion World Wide Web pages going back as far as 1996. You search by name of a site, for example, nytimes.com, espn.com or newsday.com. You then see a list of dates where there are available pages. Remember, these snapshots are exactly how the pages looked then, although there are cases where photos that appeared on the pages haven't been archived.

To access the Internet Wayback Machine, go to nwsdy.li/wayback.