Useful little jquery slider dealie. I imagine you could spend a few hours building something similar out of open-source code and then designing it, but at the price of $100 bucks for this thing, and time saved, it seems like a real option.
Can you believe we used to use Flash for this?
My favorite is the color-fading bit.
Another jquery twitter-esque text countdown script. Starting with this for now, although I need ways to control what happens when the counter hits zero.
A JS snippet to count down characters in a textbox, a la Twitter.