curl -s http://artscene.textfiles\.com/vt100/globe.vt | pv -L9600 -q # Spinning ASCII art globe. Visit the parent directory in that URL for more animations.

while true ; do cat globe.vt | pv -L9600 -q | GREP_COLORS="ms=01;32" egrep --color=always "[^ ]+" | GREP_COLORS="ms=01;44" egrep --color=always -e "\ +" | sed 's/^.\[01;44m//' ; done # Level up

@climagic Bear in mind that the -L flag to pv is in BYTES per second. For a vt100 purists rendition this would need to be -L1200. Or if you're being extra pedantic -L960 since each byte on RS232 was actually 10 bits (start and stop bit).

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