How to Pop a Cork With a Sword:
The clock’s counting down good riddance to 2006, and a crowd of thirsty revelers encircles you, the designated popper of the cork. But how will you free the bubbly from its bottle to greet the new year? You can always go manual, or geek out with a gadget like the single-squeeze Descorjet. But perhaps you want to start 2007 feeling a little more jaunty than usual. Maybe you feel like living life on the edge — the edge of a saber. If so, it might be time to try champagne sabering, the delicate art of decapitating bottles of champagne.