You might recogise the concept of “watching paint dry.”
That is an Xtreem sports activity, in comparison to watching cheese mature. Online. For 9 months. According to the BBC website:
Over the last nine months, more than one and half million people have viewed the site to watch a round of Cheddar cheese as it slowly matures
The nail-biting wait is now nearly over. Phew.
On Wednesday, the 44-pound handmade cheese, named Wedginald by its creators, will undergo its nine-month grading test, live on web TV.