NPR Geeks Attempt to Open Wine Bottles with Shoes

Can you open wine with a shoe? This wildly popular web video would have you believe it’s as simple as sticking a wine bottle inside a loafer and hammering the heel against a wall. So the folks over at NPR decided to see if it was true. Four adorable NPR geeks attempt shoe-on-wine-cork action, only to realize it’s not as simple as it originally looked. [NPR]

“Can You Open Wine With a Shoe? Yes, but it Ain’t Pretty.” [NPR/YouTube]