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    a hit single and video featuring the South Korean rapper PSY and his very personal dance style. The video has been very widely imitated, by political leaders among others

    A humanoid robot that may someday evolve into a fearless firefighter aboard U.S. Navy warships has become infected with the “Gangnam Styledancing virus.

    Submitted from United Kingdom on 25/10/2012
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