A deeply unsettling GIF


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Here I Go Again


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I find it soothing.


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Isn’t this sort of like the concept of a fractal? The closer you get the more complicated it becomes.


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Fractals, how do they work?


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Worth it for the big reveal after 5-6 minutes.


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It’s frustrating because the zoom has a slight pause. Should be smooth for best effect.


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Waaaait a minute. That’s not real, is it?


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I takes about 6


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You think that’s unsettling? I hate the Peano Space and the Koch Curve. I fear the Cantor Ternary Set. The Sierpinski Gasket makes me wanna cry.


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If you look closely you can actually see the peninsula grow out of the coast, beginning as a tiny sliver below the larger peninsulas.


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Welcome to the planet Mandelbrot.


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The payoff at the end is totally worth it.


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