Interactive Design Patterns for Attention
"This is just a few of the themes of interaction that have emerged recently on the web and these are the patterns that make up much of these interactions you now see on the web." –Bill Scott
"Microsoft and Intel's Origami platform features a thumb-typing interface." -Gizmodo
Apple Finder Patents
"These patent applications show a number of user interfaces (UI) for Spotlight. One interface the ‘Meta Browse‘ shows a modified Finder column view where in the left panel selections are made to refine a search (e.g. what kind of files are you looking for, when were they last accessed etc). Another approach to the same problem is dubbed the iFinder". –Hrmpf.com
Live.com Search Results
"Windows Live search features an infinite scroll pane, resizable image search results, and more.