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  • February 21, 2014
    27-year old Robert McKevitt was recently fired from his job at a warehouse in Iowa for using a 4-ton forklift to shake and drop a vending machine after the Twix bar he paid for failed to drop. Me? I'm more of a running jumpkicker. "That machine was trouble," Mr McKevitt to... / Continue →
  • October 7, 2013
    This is a coffee vending machine at the O.R. Tambo International Airport in Johannesburg. It was created for a marketing campaign by Dutch coffee company Douwe Egberts and South African ad agency Direct. The machine contains a camera and facial recognition software that allow... / Continue →
  • August 23, 2013
    This is a video of the Amstel Pause vending machine installation in Bulgaria. After a person walks up and pushes the button, they have to stand still and relax for three minutes, at the end of which they'll be awarded with a free beer. Try to take a phone call while you're wa... / Continue →
  • August 14, 2013
    This is the bra vending machine at the Une Nana Cool shop in Shibuya, Tokyo. It dispenses Wacoal brand 'Fun Fun Week' wireless bras for around $30. It's weird though because like, they're selling the exact same bras not out of a vending machine all around it -- and wouldn't y... / Continue →
  • April 26, 2013
    This is a video of French Youtuber ioduremetallique demonstrating the remote controlled robot he built to steal soda cans out of vending machines. The design is pretty impressive and all, but I question dude's morals. Also, the cost vs. benefit analysis of building a robot to... / Continue →
  • November 28, 2012
    This is one of the caviar vending machines recently installed around Los Angeles by Beverly Hills Caviar. Caviar prices range from $4/spoon for the cheap stuff up to $500/ounce for the primo eggs. The machines are estimated to have around $50,000 worth of merchandise in them ... / Continue →
  • March 7, 2012
    "OMG OMG -- red velvet!" Remember Sprinkles' 24-hour cupcake ATM? Well now there's a video demo of the thing in action. Apparently the machine is packed with over 600 cupcakes and has a robotic arm that selects the proper box -- all while you watch from a video monitor! Not... / Continue →
  • March 1, 2012
    Sprinkles, an upscale Cupcake bakery, is opening a 24-hour ATM at their Beverly Hills location (WHICH I WILL VISIT AND REVIEW) that will serve cupcakes, cupcake mixes, dog cupcakes (cupcakes for dogs not made WITH dogs), ice cream and apparel 24-hours a day. Need a red velvet ... / Continue →
  • December 19, 2011
    This a conceptual vending machine from Japan that features a see-thru 65" HD display and facial recognition software so it can make recommendations based on basic demographics like age and sex. "BEEP BOOP, my systems indicate you are a fat white male -- Flamin' Hot Cheetos and... / Continue →
  • October 21, 2010
    Note: Video of the crab-vending action after the jump. China, best known for not being on the exact opposite side of the globe as California (you could have told me before I dug the hole!), now has live-crab vending machines. Because if there's one thing I'm hungry for in a h... / Continue →
  • August 11, 2010
    Japan, best known for freaky sexual fetishes and being hellbent on destroying the planet with robots, is now rolling out these fancy touchscreen vending machines. Hey -- I don't see any panties on that screen! A new touchscreen machine called the aCure has just been installed... / Continue →
  • June 9, 2010
    How many times have you left the bar at the end of the night and wanted nothing more than a big ol' piece of meat in your mouth? Twenty? Forty? A hundred? I'm not gonna lie, you sound promiscuous. But now a butcher in Spain has stocked a sausage-packed vending machine outs... / Continue →
  • June 1, 2009
    This is a video of Jorge Columbo (not to be confused with Peter Falk) painting the cover of the latest New Yorker, which was created using a $4 iPhone app called Brushes. As you can see, it's okay. Don't get me wrong, I love all hotdog vendors, but I would have gone with Igna... / Continue →
  • March 2, 2009
    iClean is a 99¢ iPhone/iPod Touch application that makes it look like a dog is lick-cleaning your screen from the inside out. How precious! Currently there are only three lickers available, but more are promised in future updates. I just bought it! Best 99¢ I've ever spe... / Continue →
  • February 22, 2009
    Kit-Kat, tired of me reaching my hand up through the door at the bottom and stealing their candy, has decided to call in the big guns: namely, human vending machines. Don't expect these things to pop up on every street corner though; they are part of the 'Working Like a Machin... / Continue →
  • July 14, 2008
    We've all heard the stories before: some kid crawls into a claw machine trying to snag a free prize. Until now we just had to read about, but here comes the video! Note to parents: no matter what your paternal instincts are telling you, a claw machine is not a suitable babysi... / Continue →
  • July 11, 2008
    This is a picture of a gumball machine Sarah Lustberg spotted in the East Village, NYC. It dispenses ideas for 50¢ a pop. Of course, they're probably bad ideas. Stuff like, "Tag the door to the right" and, "Shop in the store to the left". Still, a clever concept. Add a we... / Continue →
  • June 13, 2008
    Let's face it, sometimes you're going apeshit and the only thing that'll make you feel better is breaking something. Enter the Anger Release Machine. It's a vending machine created by artists Katja Kublitz and Ronnie Yarisal that's filled with china. You just insert your mon... / Continue →
  • May 20, 2008
    So apparently Coca-Cola has these oversized robotic bastards lumbering around Tokyo and pinching the heads off anyone that doesn't buy an ice-cold Coke from its cooling chamber. Has anybody seen one? Do they actually walk around? Is there really just a person about to pass o... / Continue →
  • May 6, 2008
    Get it? Lobsters, claw machine? Lobsters have claws, this claw machine has lobsters, I have no brain. I've actually known about these machines for a while, because I was filming a documentary about people (me) who get drunk and travel around to bars playing claw games. If y... / Continue →