New a new foot? No problem, I’ve got just the vending machine for you! Or, you need a quick pick me up? We’ve got you taken care of!
Yes, it seems since the beginning of time, we’ve found a way to stock a machine full of the stuff we covet!
Got A Quarter? Get A Meal!
I love vending machines. I MISS vending machines. There as a day when you could get a pack of smokes anywhere you were!
And if you needed a cold piece of fruit? Done!
Want That With Pepperoni?
Or maybe you just need a hot pizza – NOW!
Let’s celebrate the most obscure things to ever have been vended from a vending machine!
The world’s first vending machine apparently dates back to the first century, when Hero of Alexandria, a Greek mathematician, devised a coin-operated mechanism that would dispense holy water.
Fill ‘Er Up!
Now this is a machine I could make use of! Just a sip to take the edge off the day, anytime you needed it!
Need A Paperback?
Well, here you go, all the reading you need at your fingertips! I love the idea that anything was yours as long as you had a pocketful of change…now, only certain cities covet the vending machine…like Tokyo, for example:
What A Disguise!
That’s right, the machine to the far right isn’t a machine, it’s a person!
You can read all about Tokyo’s obsession with vending machines here:
Gold Vending Machine
This is a great new vending machine from Germany: GOLD!
The gold from the “Gold-to-Go” vending machine comes with its own gift box, and at a price 20% cheaper than what customers could get at a German bank.
The Body-O-Matic! A Replacement Body Parts Vending Machine!
To highlight the consequences of poor work safety practices, WorkSafe Victoria brought to life the terrifying nature of work place incidents with this striking installation. A vending machine designed to sell spare body parts. They call it “The Body-O-Matic.”
The Pizza Vending Machine!
Wonder Pizza is developing a vending machine that cooks and serves 9″ whole pizzas in just under 2 minutes.
Baby Needs A New Pair Of Shoes!
You Want Gravy With That?
Yes, this is my all-time favorite: the mashed potato vending machine!
I wrote all about this new trend right here:
And finally, my favorite thing of all time – now being VENDED!
Behold The Cheeseburger Vending Machine!
Here is the entire story of the japanese restaurant now dispensing cheeseburgers. Stick a Quarter in that!
Enjoy the new wave of vending deliciousness!
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