Google has developed a new open-source browser called "Chrome" which takes elements from Mozilla and other open-source projects but is a new browser built from the ground up to address the issues that have arisen with the web since the other browsers were developed.
There is a comic book introduction to the Chrome browser. But be warned - although it is in comic-book format, it is not "Chrome for Dummies" - it goes into quite a bit of detail about the make-up and technical features of the browser. They also make clear their committment to open source and the reasons for this:
I think I'll be trying this out soon.