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Favicon, icon, shortcut icon, apple-touch-icon: Are there any others?

I know of 2 basic kinds of default web icons for websites: Favicon: place an .ico formatted file at the root of your site named favicon.ico and most desktop browsers will find it and display it in ...
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Is an animated favicon.ico a bad idea? Are there cool uses of animated favicon.ico out there?

Whenever I generate a favicon.ico using html-kit.com, it gives me the option to get an animated version. I've never used an animated favicon, but other than it being "visually noisy" is there any ...