I've made a clock out of
the Curlicue fractal by feeding the fractal the exact time of the day (as a fraction of the way from midnight to midnight) as its seed. Since the complexity of the Curlicue fractal depends on the complexity of its seed expressed as a fraction, whenever the time approaches a simple fraction of the way through the day, it folds in on itself to become dramatically simpler. For example, for a few minutes as noon approaches, you can see that it's sort of spiralling in on itself progressively, until for one instant at precisely midday it all collapses to just two dots... other times of day, it's usually a lot more complex! Here it is:

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