Watch how to remove a champagne cork with a sword (or sabre). This technique is known as Sabrage and was popular with Napoleon's cavalry. Open a champagne bottle with a sword. Click through to watch this video on playboy.com
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When a man does this he is known as a sabreur. Watch this video as this sabreur cuts a bottle of champagne open with a samurai sowrd.
Champagne bottles, especially cheap champagne, can be complicated to open without making a mess. Learn how to open a bottle of champagne properly and how to mix a tasty cocktail drink with the champagne.
Chef Jason Hill tells us how to open a champagne bottle without much noise safely. Before opening the bottle make sure it is chilled to about 45 to 50 degrees. You can fill a bucket with half ice cubes and half chilled water and chill it for 30 minutes or you can refrigerate t ...more
Have you ever wondered about the bubbles in Champagne? How about how to open the bottle, or how about that famous party trick of opening the Champagne bottle with a saber? Join The Classic Wines Minute as they answer these questions and more.
The loud pop and a flying cork are not the goals. This video from CHOW.com shows you how to open a bottle of bubbly without showering your guests or wasting the lovely contents of the bottle. You need to have a knife to cut off the foil. Cover with a towel to keep it safe. You ...more
This is a very brief video demonstrating the correct way to open a bottle of sparkling wine. Always make the bottle is well chilled and pointing away from people's faces. Pour you champagne and enjoy. You can learn more at http://www.wine-tastings-guide.com/ho... Cheers!
Captain Campbell james demonstrates how to open a bottle of champagne with merely a spoon. Requirements: A bottle of chilled champagne, champagne glasses, an ice bucket, a napkin, a pretty young lady to impress and poise. Video: .
The trick is to pop the cork with style and flair—and without creating a dangerous projectile. You will need a cold bottle of champagne, a towel, a bucket of ice water, and salt (table or rock). Tip: To speed up the chilling process, ass cold water and a little salt. Watch thi ...more
Entertaining expert Sebastien Centner demonstrates how to easily and elegantly open a bottle of champagne. This is often called sabering champagne and is the same technique used with bubbly wines like Prosecco.
So you’ve got your bottle of bubbly chilling and you’re ready to celebrate. But before you get the party started, you have to face that dreaded moment…Here’s how to pop the cork without any catastrophes (or injuries for that matter)!“It’s actually quite simple, “ says Charles ...more
So you've got your bottle of bubbly chilling and you're ready to celebrate. But before you get the party started, you have to face that dreaded moment... Here's how to pop the cork without any catastrophes (or injuries for that matter)!
Learn how to open Champagne bottles without hurting yourself or others.
Obama's inauguration may have been Tuesday, but why not party to the weekend. Here's a lesson in the Napoleonic art of Champagne sabrage. Grab a sword and an audience. Slide a sword down the body of the bottle to smash the glass lip of the bottle. The pressure of the cork's e ...more
Champagne is a delightful drink, but sometimes it can get a little scary - especially when the corks go flying! Here is how you can correcly store both opened and unopened bottles of champagne, and the proper way to serve it. Properly open, serve and store champagne and sparkl ...more
Have you ever seen someone open a champagne bottle with a sword? It's pretty impressive. If you're more of a beer-and-CD person than a champagne-saber person, you can do something almost equally impressive and very similar in technique by opening a beer bottle with a CD or DVD ...more
This brief video demonstrates how to use a Champagne saber safely, to open a bottle of sparkling wine. Impress your friends at your next party with your champagne bottle sabering skills. You can use a champagne saber or any other heavy knife.
WikiLeaks. In recent weeks, it's been the hottest topic on the web. It's been attacked on a multinational level by political influence peddling. First, U.S. Senator Joe Lieberman swayed Amazon's decision to stop hosting WikiLeaks. Then, Tableau Software removed graphs from th ...more
Learn how to properly and safely open sparkling wine with Master Sommelier David Glancy. He will show the techniques and etiquette to quickly and quietly open champagne or sparkling wine for serving in a professional manner.
This video shows you how to make a perfect Kir Royal. A drink for anytime of the day. You will need a flute glass(classic champagne glass), Creme De Cassis or Royal Chambord liqueur, sparkling wine or champagne(Spanish Cava champagne which is cheaper and better). Open the cham ...more
There's a couple things you can do to prepare for New Year's Eve this year: stock up on your cocktail recipes, make black-eyed peas (AKA Hoppin' John), or find some fireworks to enjoy. Now add one more tradition to the list: sabrage. The practice dates all the way back to the ...more
This video tutorial from izbyfl shows how install Google Chrome and enable its plugins in Ubuntu. First download application from here: http://www.google.com/chrome/intl/en/eula_dev.html?dl=unstable_i386_deb. Make sure you download Gdebi Package Installer. Install applicati ...more
Rob Cockerham had a problem. How do you keep your summer beers ice cold in the sweltering heat - in something more exciting than your typical igloo cooler? After much trial and error, many consumed beers, and (most importantly) an exploration into the art of making molds, Rob ...more
1. Before applying eye makeup, eliminate under-eye swelling by applying cold compresses to your eyes for ten minutes. Any fluid retention around your eyes will cause eyes to look smaller. 2. Dark circles under the eyes can make small eyes recede more. Start with a light applic ...more
Hak5 isn't your ordinary tech show. It's hacking in the old-school sense, covering everything from network security, open source and forensics, to DIY modding and the homebrew scene. Damn the warranties, it's time to Trust your Technolust. In this episode, see how to make a Tw ...more
Our first Community Byte went well! We had around 8 people in the room coding collaboratively and watching to learn. LukeStav did the kind task of hosting it on Gobby for all of us, so big thanks to him! At minimum, our task was to create an IRC bot for #nullbytez that could ...more
This brief video demonstrates how to use a Champagne saber to open a bottle of sparkling wine.
Learn how to create a sexy and classy everyday makeup look. It's flattering and not overly dramatic. - Use Painterly Paint Pot base all over the lid using your finger. (Don't use too much.) - Then take a pretty pink color and using a flat brush, pat it all over the base. - Us ...more
See how to open a bottle of champagne with a kitchen knife, a wine bottle with a ribbon, and a bottle of beer with a paper note! Watch the video below for the full instructions, or hit up the brief guide below. Don't Miss: 5 Surefire Tricks to Getting a Free Drink at the Bar ...more
Japanese martial artist Hiroki can play badminton, baseball, golf, and open champagne bottles with his weapon of choice: the nunchucks. Don't miss the videos below- Hiroki's talent takes serious skill and precision.
With the release of the Mirai source code, botnets are back in a big way. In the early days of botnets, zombies (infected hosts) would report to IRC (Internet Relay Chat) channels for CNC (command and control) instructions. Modern botnets have evolved, but they continue to use ...more
Just because you have a Mac doesn't mean you can't root your Nexus 7 tablet. In fact, rooting Android 4.4 KitKat on both the 2013 and original 2012 N7 models is easy, if not easier than rooting it using a Windows PC. After rooting, you can enjoy many of tomorrow's features to ...more
Every time you make a call or send a text, you're giving the recipient your phone number. This can be quite the security vulnerability, opening yourself up to scammers, spammers, and the feds. In this how-to, we'll look at what a burner phone is, why you might want one, and ho ...more
As exciting as it can be to crack open a beer, there's nothing fun about wandering around a party and asking other partygoers for a bottle opener. Don't worry, we've got you covered: here are 10 crazy ways to get to drinking while impressing your friends with your ingenuity. ...more
At their annual I/O event, Google introduced their latest app to the public: Allo. The messaging app is the company's latest and most powerful entry into the expanding world of similar apps, with one twist—the inclusion of artificial intelligence. Allo by Google. Pre-register ...more
Hello fellow gray hat hackers, I wrote a program in python that helps me to fill up my proxychains.conf file, so I don't have to manually enter in the proxies. I figured I will give a little how-to of how I did it and maybe I could help some of you(hackers) out there to stay a ...more
Unlike wine, you can't re-cork or stopper leftover bubbly after you've opened it, but all is not lost even if you haven't managed to finish every last drop. You can use your leftover champagne to make light-as-air crêpes or pancakes, to create a detox face mask, to cook seafoo ...more
This is my first How-To on Null-Byte, so I hope it's not too complicated written, because I am not a native english speaker. I don't use pictures, but this Tutorial is a good supplement for my updated Tutorial here. This Tutorial shows you how to set up the old (First leaked ...more
There are over 1.6 million apps on the Google Play Store, which makes it the largest collection of mobile apps on the planet. However, a large portion of this total is occupied by apps with overlapping functions—think social media, news, weather, music players, and various oth ...more
How To : Hack a Self-Timer into Instagram & Vine for No-Touch Video Recording on a Samsung Galaxy Note 2
With the introduction of Vine and the subsequent Instagram update, abbreviated video sharing has come to the masses, to be experimented with in an unprecedented way. While both video-sharing apps have their own set of restrictions (length, size), it's never suffocating and ac ...more
How To : Hide Your Secret Files in a JPG Image Without Exposing Anything in ADS (Alternate Data Streams)
I was looking around on this site and this article caught my eye. It was about hiding text in ADS or Alternate Data Streams. While this is nothing new in the tech world, it seems that more and more people are looking at ADS for one reason or another. Years ago, I created a si ...more
There are basically three kinds of wines; reds, whites and sparkling. A red wine typically is usually a heavier and more complex wine, where a white wine is typically considered a lighter and sweeter wine. Sparkling wines, called Champagne if they come from a particular region ...more
Alcohol can be the most expensive party supply item. Follow these guidelines so you won't run out or spend more than necessary. You Will Need * A plan * A head count * A budget * A calculator WARNING: Don’t drink unless you’re of legal age. Drink responsibly, and never drink ...more
SSH is amazing, and we praise its existence on Null Byte for many reasons. Notably, it allows us to reroute our traffic through encrypted ports on our local host to be sent to its destination when on the go. You can even control your home computers remotely over a secure and e ...more
Nintendo's Wii Remote came close, but never has a video game peripheral garnered such adoration from the hacker community than the Kinect. Since the release of Microsoft's controller-free gaming device last November, there has literally been thousands of fun and useful projec ...more
Welcome to another Community Byte announcement! For the past few Community Bytes, we coded an IRC bot, and hacked it. Then, we created a web-based login bruteforcer! This week we are going to start something a bit different. We are going to start going through the missions at ...more
Champagne is great, rare champagne is even better in The Saboteur for the Xbox 360. Prove yourself and find the bottle in the second mission in Act 1: Bottle Shock. Luc needs antibiotics for his wounds. Luckily, Santos can provide them if you do him a favor. You'll need to ste ...more
Concoct soda at home—over time, you'll save a bundle by not using the store-bought stuff. Plus, it's fizzy fun! You Will Need * 1/8 tsp. brewer’s or bread yeast * 1/2 c. lukewarm water * 1 gal. water * 2 1/4 c. sugar * 1 tablespoon, plus 1 teaspoon of soda extract in the fla ...more
Having an SSH or Secure SHell to tunnel your traffic through is something we have talked about many times at Null Byte. As we know, it allows us to securely route and encrypt our traffic through a remote server, effectively anonymizing us and protecting our traffic from all fo ...more
You'll see a lot of Linux action going down here at Null Byte. We use Linux for hacking-related stuff because it provides a more relaxed programming environment, making it easy to write exploits and tools. Linux has many features Windows is lacking, such as full control over t ...more
If you're like me, you were disappointed when NASA cut their human space flight program. No longer could children and adults in dead-end jobs dream of someday walking on the surface of the Moon or drinking floating globules of water through a straw. Homo sapiens as a species a ...more
Bad news, guys. The shelf life for liquor leftovers does not apply to your two-buck chuck. While an opened bottle of your favorite whiskey will stay respectable for ages thanks to its high ABV (which makes it inhospitable to outside elements), an opened bottle of merlot will s ...more
Unless you like boxed wine, your wine bottles are going to either be sealed with a cork or a screw cap, the latter of which should not be frowned upon, especially if it's white wine. However, most wineries still prefer corks over screw caps, and that means you'll need a corksc ...more
Getting support for your mental health is now as easy as opening up Facebook Messenger. By just opening up the Messenger app, you can connect to Woebot, a new chatbot developed at Stanford trained in administering cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT). The bot — developed by Dr. ...more
Fight me all you want, but it ain't a party without alcohol—whether it's a Halloween party, Christmas party, dinner party, or even a damn wedding. (If you think that people will stick around after dinner for a dry wedding, then you're sorely mistaken.) And while we'd all love ...more
How To : Make a Samsung Galaxy S3, Sony Xperia Z, & Other Android Phones Safer for Driving with Car Launcher
I'm all about safety in my life. I even put on safety goggles when someone opens a bottle of champagne—high life problems. But when it comes to driving, you have to be double safe, because the other drivers on the road may not have your safety in mind. We all know that smartp ...more
The way we tell stories is about to change. Imagine you're hearing a story when suddenly characters and images from the tale start to appear in your world. This immersive way of storytelling is in the not-so-distant future thanks to the Microsoft HoloLens and Rémy Martin. Rec ...more
There seems to be a nearly cult-like craze surrounding those glasses filled with summery, pink-hued rosé wine. From picnics in the park to long days spent on the beach, rosé wine offers light, warm-weather refreshment to its lucky imbiber. With these 10 fun facts about this e ...more
It has become hard to decipher where your digital imprint ends and your true self begins in today's tech-dominated world. Scrolling through news feeds and endless updates is not conducive to a good night's sleep, nor does it help you lead a well-balanced life. An online prese ...more
It seems nowadays the word "easy" has taken on an alternate meaning. When I see "easy," I expect a quick and painless process, but when it comes to flashing or installing a custom ROM, easy means anything but. That's the main reason I've avoided installing CyanogenMod on my S ...more