"Who doesn't like some eyecandy for their desktops,
definitely not me. Compiz has enthralled Ubuntu users for years
now. When GNOME officially ditched Compiz for Mutter for its next
version, Ubuntu decided to stick with Compiz for its Unity Shell.
Compiz is actively being developed now and we can expect a lot of
surprises for next major Ubuntu release, Ubuntu 11.04 "Natty
Narwhal". Here is a collection of Compiz experimental plugins that
does not come with the default package and which is definitely
going to blow you away.
"Freely Transformable Windows gives you the ability to rotate,
slant, flip, and grow or shrink windows by scaling them. Unlike
resizing a window normally, a scaled window's contents grow and
shrink along with the windows - text, buttons, and images inside
the window will actually appear larger or smaller."