So you're desperate for a cup of coffee, but you don't have a coffee maker nearby. If you need to get your caffeine fix as soon as possible, you can hack together a small coffee maker out of just two paper cups and a filter.
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Reader ③ⓓⓙⓔⓢⓤⓢ shares this graphical step-by-step on how to pull it off:
Essentially, you cut one cup in half, and use it to hold the filter in place over the second cup. then, you can just sit your coffee grounds into the top, pour in some boiling water, and you've got your own little drip coffee maker. It's actually very similar to the previously mentioned Perfect Brew Cone, but with a MacGyver flair. Got any of your own tips for emergency coffee making? Share them with us in the comments.