Google has made available archives of Usenet dating back to 1995. However, it is still lacking a "view for bookmarking" feature that DejaNews used to provide.
Alternatively, you can use my Google random jump for an exciting journey into the unknown ;-)
Simply paste a Google Groups URL below and it will be simplified.
Alternatively, select the following link and add it to your bookmarks: Simplify
Comments are, of course, welcome...