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Man gets hot coffee ... from his sink

Norwegian Turns Faucet Into Instant Coffee Maker

Coffee addicts, this story is for you. Ever wish you could get your hot cup of joe instantly from your kitchen sink? Well, prepare to be amazed.

A guy in Norway put instant coffee into his hot water heater ... and voila. No more coffee pot, no more k-cups.

All you have to do is disconnect the incoming water line, measure out some coffee and reconnect the line.

A writer for the Chicago-Sun Times blog Voices puts things in perspective: 'Good news: You'll now have hot coffee coming out of the hot water side of your faucets. Bad news: You'll be stuck taking cold showers, unless you want to bathe in coffee.'

A word to the wise: if you ever decide to rig your water system, keep adding coffee to the water line. Otherwise, it'll gradually get weaker.

What do you think? Is this ingenious or ridiculous?

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daddysboyishere February 15 2014 at 2:38 PM

Instant coffee- YUCK!!!

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Bob & Nancy February 15 2014 at 4:42 PM

that is absolutely gross. There are sediments & who knows what in there. Yuck I don't even drink my water at home. I buy bottled water but who really knows where that comes from or what's in it. Guess I'm screwed

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rsmaes1969 February 15 2014 at 4:51 PM

thats the dumbest, laziest idea I have heard of.

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wortworth February 15 2014 at 1:02 PM


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bleustorm February 15 2014 at 12:51 PM

now we know starbucks secret

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melhonda bleustorm February 15 2014 at 2:05 PM

LOL, Starbucks' secret huh

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Jo Ann February 15 2014 at 4:59 PM


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loser1leo February 15 2014 at 2:52 PM

To each his own. Any tricks for the John.

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idekr8 February 15 2014 at 5:37 PM

sounds like you are inviting expensive plumber bills into your future

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labarberad February 15 2014 at 11:01 AM

Certainly innovative! But extremely impractical! (Might be a good idea on a temporary basis if one were serving a big crowd breakfast?) I detest instant coffee...

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quincy_maxwell February 15 2014 at 5:59 PM


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