The specials page shows all the products in your store which are currently on special. The list is presented in a grid format with pagination. The special price reduction is shown prominently in red, and the original price is marked with strikethrough.
Other places specials are shown:
Since the specials sidebox and centerbox only display a small subset of products on special, the products shown are chosen at random. The specials page shows all products on special, so the order is fixed.