if you cannot be without the dock magnification effect, then you abolutely must start to use google X from now on. quite nifty!
[via google blog]
update: the site is gone. it was a nifty dhtml-emulation of the dock magnification effect on google which made it “easy” to switch between the different parts of google (imgages.google.com, video.google.com, groups.google.com, etc.)