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Boiling point: redesigning the kettle for the 21st century | Business | The Guardian

9 Feb

Boiling point: redesigning the kettle for the 21st century | Business | The Guardian.

this is using induction plate, to  heat a iron rod in the cup of water to get hot water. it costs £80.

i was thinking why not use the microwave to heat the water in the cup?

funny enough i still use a kettle for hot water. even though i just use a small amount of water enough for a cup, it is quite difficult to get the exact amount and there is always some excess water. so theoretically i am wasting electricity heating more water than i need.

i wonder why i dont use the microwave.

added. 13.2.15 how strange, i said i shall use the microwave but i still havent. haha. it is so right to use the kettle that i think there is more to it than just convenience. there is a therapeutic benefit i think to using the kettle to boil water for tea or coffee. i call it therapeutic because i feel so good doing it. haha. such joy to get the kettle boiling and pouring it over tea or coffee. one of the simple pleasures of life i think.

maybe i shall start doing so from now on.

but the kettle does gives me psychological satisfaction. nothing like a bubbling kettle and pouring steaming hot water into my teapot or onto my instant coffee in the cup.