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Overly Complex Corkscrew Weighs 771 Pounds of Steampunk Awesomeness

(Video Link) Wine snobs, you’re behind the times if you’re still using a wing corkscrew. Rob Higgs’s hand-cranked machine uses gears, pulleys, chains and weights to open a bottle of wine, then carefully pour its contents into a glass. Skip to 1:15 in the video to see it in action. -via DVICE