npr:

Update: Fixed the time, this really happens at noon EST!
shortformblog:

The package says “May be opened in 2012,” but nobody knows what’s inside. It’s been sitting around, unopened, since 1912. And today, it’s finally going to see the light of day. The package, sealed by Johan Nygaard, the former mayor of the town of Otta in central Norway, is bound to get some attention today. Click here at noon EST to see the opening of this package.

npr:

Update: Fixed the time, this really happens at noon EST!

shortformblog:

The package says “May be opened in 2012,” but nobody knows what’s inside. It’s been sitting around, unopened, since 1912. And today, it’s finally going to see the light of day. The package, sealed by Johan Nygaard, the former mayor of the town of Otta in central Norway, is bound to get some attention today. Click here at noon EST to see the opening of this package.