Norway's New Viewing Sensation: Rocks

But it's more exciting than the knitting show, because these rocks might fall
By John Johnson,  Newser Staff
Posted Oct 28, 2014 3:50 PM CDT
Norway's New Viewing Sensation: Rocks
A helicopter takes off at the foot of the mountain called Mannen near Andalsnes, Norway, on Oct. 27, 2014. Experts predict a big rockslide soon.   (AP Photo / Terje Pedersen, NTB scanpix)

State broadcaster NRK in Norway has made a name for itself in the genre of "slow TV," with hugely successful broadcasts of knitting, a fire burning itself out, and a long, long ferry ride. Now: rocks. But as the AP explains, these rocks might involve some excitement, eventually, because geologists expect them to fall soon. They don't know when, but until the big moment, NRK is offering viewers a live webcast of the otherwise unmoving Mannen mountain, reports (It explains that you can go NRK's Norwegian-language website and click on the red arrow under the main photo to see it, though NRK is warning of tech glitches.)

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