Be Careful When Popping Those Champagne Corks!
If you plan to pop a bottle of Champagne or sparkling wine over the holidays, make sure you do it safely, the American Academy of Ophthalmology says.
Warm bottles of Champagne combined with improper cork removal can cause serious, potentially blinding eye injuries. Believe it or not, the pressure inside a bottle is powerful enough to launch a cork at 50 miles per hour — fast enough to shatter glass. Read more.