I like the idea of making perl websites prettier (for example http://perl.org/
looks rather old-fashioned), but most of all they should be usable.
While I do appreciate your effort, I don't think that the way to go are animations that stop and reset as soon as the mouse leaves the area. It's not what I call usable. (When the animation isn't fast enough for me, I scroll a bit down to see what else is on the page, and immediately regret it as it is now).
<general_rant>IMHO far too many designers (and programmers) sacrifice usability for fancy designs and animations. I believe that it's not impossible to have a site that's both usable and fancy, and so I post variations of this rant in every place where somebody might care </general_rant>