Google News as a Tag Cloud. Flash-based; doesn’t appear to work in Opera (works fine in Firefox.) Cloud on the left; click on a cloud and relevant stories appear on the right. Nice!
Yes, the virtual sprinkler museum! No, I am not kidding. Heavy Flash but surprisingly well-done: http://www.rainbird.com/about/museum.htm.
REALLY SPECIFIC Ask-the-Expert — for convenience store operators. (Most of the questions look like they could apply to any retail, though): http://www.csdecisions.com/AskTheExperts/.
Google News now available in Arabic: http://googleblog.blogspot.com/2006/06/36th-edition-of-google-news-is-arabic.html.
30 organizations in Japan getting together to develop a new search engine: http://mdn.mainichi-msn.co.jp/national/news/20060614p2a00m0na008000c.html.
MySpace going to accept bids for search-based advertising on its site. Yahoo, Google, or MSN? http://news.zdnet.com/2100-9588_22-6083594.html.
The JFK Archives are going online: http://www.silicon.com/0,39024729,39159482,00.htm.