Now I organize some resources how to implement a plurk-like timeline (also called riverway)
- The first step is to create a Horizontally Scrolling Site, you can reference from below links
- Finally, feature your timeline by dragging and wheeling action through user's mouse.
- Draggable : http://stackoverflow.com/questions/8291134/issue-with-chrome-when-using-jquery-ui-draggable-for-horizontal-scrolling-websit, refer to the JS Fiddle link underneath the question.
- Mousewheel : http://archive.plugins.jquery.com/project/mousewheel