Edmund Hillary knew a thing or two about mountains, but he was wrong when he said: “It is not the mountain we conquer but ourselves”. The people of tiny Norwegian town Rjukan haven’t just conquered the mountain, they’ve given it one hell of a beating – with the help of £500k’s worth of giant mirrors. Once stuck in the shadows of the surrounding valley, residents have balanced three huge mirrors high above the town to shine light on Rjukan. Smashing stuff…