Last Updated Dec 8, 2009 11:18 AM EST
But what about news that coming over the wire while you're perusing the search results? What about new tweets and blog posts related to the subject?
Enter real-time search feeds, coming "in a few days" from Google. Here's a video that shows the coolness in action, complete with amusingly dramatic music:
As you can see, these real-time results are also great for getting local information like traffic updates.
If you don't want to wait for the official rollout of real-time search, you can try it now by visiting Google Trends and clicking any of the Hot Topics. You'll see the streaming real-time results in the Latest results section.
I think this is a pretty major addition to Google search, and I'm really geeked about seeing how it plays into my everyday search activities. What do you think? Flash-in-the-pan feature or the ultimate next step in search? [via The Official Google Blog]