It’s no surprise that some people have an extraordinary large amount of time on their hands to pursue bizarre interests. Perhaps one of the strangest Internet phenomenon is Nyan Cat. Nyan Cat is the name of a YouTube video uploaded in April 2011, which became an Internet meme. The video merged a Japanese pop song with an animated cartoon cat with the body of a Pop-Tart, flying through space, and leaving a rainbow trail behind it. Amazingly, the video ranked at number 5 on the list of most viewed YouTube videos in 2011.
If you like the idea of seeing Nyan Cat on your computer, you can whether you’re using Windows, BSD, or Linux. Just follow the instructions here and you too can spend your computer time watching a cartoon cat flying through space, leaving a rainbow trail behind it.