U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon learns to dance "Gangnam Style"
Recently, Korean superstar Psy showed United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon how to dance "Gangnam Style." But Ban, who said he was "a bit jealous" of his countryman's fame, is only the latest of many high-profile people and places to get in on the international dance craze. So, let's take a look at just how far and wide this hit song has spread.
Celebrities are not the only ones joining in on the fun. The United States Naval Academy decided do their own version of the signature music video in preparation for the classic Air Force-Navy rivalry game.
United States Air Force Academy does their own "Gangnam Style"
Not to be outdone, the United States Air Force Academy responded to the armed services musical challenge with a video of their own in advance of the Air Force-Navy game. But it turned out that other branches of the military weren't going to be left out of the K-Pop craze...
CHARLI series humanoid robot dances "Gangnam Style"
And the dance sensation isn't just limited to people. In a demonstration for the CHARLI series humanoid robot by The Robotics & Mechanisms Laboratory (RoMeLa) at Virginia Tech, the creators decided to push the technological bounds with a little help from the K-Pop superstar.
Prison inmates dance to Psy's hit song "Gangnam Style"
Prison inmates from the Philippines' CPDRC (Cebu Provincial Detention and Rehabilitation Center), who went viral in 2007 for a dance routine they performed to Michael Jackson's "Thriller," decided to try their hand at a new dance routine to the hit song.
Baby refuses to eat unless "Gangnam Style" is playing
Psy has become such a sensation that toddlers have refused to eat unless "Gangnam Style" was playing! Or, at least, one adorable 10-month-old toddler named Benjamin, who seemed to be a big fan of the K-Pop superstar in an adorable video that went viral.