New Orleans based cabs offer up soft drinks to passengers.
Hey, looking for an [insert thing here]? No problem! This 3D printing vending machine will happily provide you with as many [insert thing here]s as you want.
Drexel University recently installed a specially designed kiosk in its library that allows students to borrow MacBooks for free for five hours.
The popularity of 3D printing has exploded, but even as prices for the devices have fallen, not everyone is prepared or able to shell out the cash necessary start experimenting. But what if there was a 3D vending machine that made experimenting quick and easy, without the printer investment? Well, now there is.
It seems the vending machine brain trust will leave no food behind in the quest for machine-dispensed food. Now it's pizza on the menu, with a new vending machine from Europe that promises fresh custom pizzas from the dough to the box on demand.
Of all the vending machines we've featured here, this may be the one that tops them all when it comes to outrageous ideas. This new vending machine doles outwait for itmedical marijuana.
Who doesn't love a good vending machine technology breakthrough? There was the dessert machine that only gives out sweets to adults. Or, the one that scans you and guesses what you want to purchase. Now, there is the machine that dispenses sodas in exchange for a hug — no cash required.
Rounding out our rather comprehensive vending machine coverage as of late (there are VMs for raw milk, devastating emergencies and, of course, cupcakes), here's perhaps the most ridiculous of them all. Doritos has erected a massive 56-foot-tall shrine to its cheese-powered product down in Austin, Texas for SXSW, which also happens to double as a laser-blasting concert stage.
There are around 5.5 million vending machine in Japan selling everything from soda to socks. The problem is when the power goes out this vast network of machines become useless. Now the worries are over as a company has come up with a vending machine that operates by hand cranking.
In our never ending quest to track down the world's strangest vending machines, we've come upon a new machine that actually delivers farm fresh raw milk, complete with mooing sound effects.