I got this cool 'New Year Countdown' widget. You can download the same at 'Mycountdown' site. They have some cool widgets there.
How do you get these widgets on your blog? Follow these simple steps, if your blog is on blogger.
1. Go to the above site and select the Widget you liked.
2. Copy the HTML code below the selected widget.
3. Open your blog and click on 'Layout' or 'Design'.
4. Click on Add a new Gadget. A popup window will open where you can select the gadget.
5. Scroll down and select 'HTML / Java Script'
6. Give the title. You can give any title of your choice
7. Paste the code that you copied earlier.
Voila!!, the widget is now available on your blog.
You are now in the 'Cool Person' territory.