What’s Hot gives a visual snapshot of the 15 newest and most read stories on News.com. The bigger the block, the hotter the story. The brighter the block, the newer the story. Bright yellow means the story was just published.
Each item at Archive.org gets a “batting average” (the percentage of people who downloaded the item after visiting its details page).
Walmart’s home page has a revolving slide show of products. The 1-2-3-4 bubbles at the bottom slowly fill up so visitors know how long until the next image is displayed. Jay, who submitted this screen, calls it a “nifty way of giving people who are slow readers an idea of how much time they have for your slideshow, and if they need to pause or not.”
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