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Vending machine gives drink discount on hot days

07/10/2012, When the mercury rises, 18 vending machines that have been installed in Spain will offer a temporary respite from the sweltering heat with a sweet offer that you cannot refuse – by lowering the price point of its drinks, of course. Spanish marketing...

Purchase a Pepsi via Facebook in the UK

07/02/2012, Earlier this year, we talked about how Pepsi’s social vending machine was a move to increase their brand awareness, and here we are into the second half of the year, with word that PepsiCo might just roll out an interactive vending machine in the...

Teen thief foiled by Coke vending machine

06/26/2012, Who says that all vending machines are dumb, spitting out whatever wares it carries in exchange for money? I am quite sure that after reading this bit of news, you would say that vending machines, too, have a sense of fair play and justice. A California...

Vending machine helps you earn loyalty points

06/21/2012, Now here is a vending machine that offers more than just dispensing some goods in exchange for money – in fact, this particular vending machine will also allow one to earn loyalty points. Right now, Japan’s largest loyalty program T-Point is part...

Marijuana vending machine sounds like a hit from the 1960s

06/19/2012, Grass, weed, Mary Jane – they are all different names for the same thing, which is marijuana. While we have seen our fair share of rather weird vending machines in recent memory, this might be one of the more controversial ones yet. Never mind if...

Twitter-activated vending machine

06/19/2012, So we have vending machines that actually spit out pizzas, or ones that require you to tackle them before rewarding you with a can of ice cold beer, making me wonder just what other vending machines out there are able to capture the imagination and...

Rugbeer machine loves a good tackle, dispenses beer afterwards

06/12/2012, We have seen our fair share of quirky vending machines in the past, and the Rugbeer machine will definitely rank among them. After all, most of us are civilized folk – we take a gander at what that particular vending machine has on offer, think of...

Hug a Coca-Cola vending machine for free Cokes

04/09/2012, Coca-Cola has long been one of the favorite soft drinks for billions of people around the globe, and until now, the fabled recipe of this drink remains top secret, with some circles claiming that the two parts of the recipe are held by different people at...

Vending machine dispenses freshly cut apples

04/06/2012, We have covered our fair share of vending machines over the course of this year, and there does not seem to be any stopping of such news from making the headlines yet again. The latest vending machine to hit the news would be this particular model in...

Coca-Cola “Interactive Happiness Machine” hits Tokyo, Japan

04/04/2012, Japan is the country with the most vending machines per capita, and here we are with Coca-Cola’s “Interactive Happiness Machine” that has arrived in the capital of Japan, Tokyo. It is not exactly the newest idea on the block, as back in 2010,...

Giant Doritos vending machine is also SxSW stage

03/20/2012, The SXSW Festival is definitely a fun place to be at if you love emerging talents in the music and film industries, and it has grown to be the highest revenue-producing event for the Austin, Texas economy – according to Wikipedia, raking in around...

Vending machine dispenses fresh milk

03/15/2012, All right, vending machines are starting to get more and more interesting these days, and what we have here is a vending machine which dispenses farm fresh raw milk. Of course, yesterday we looked at a hand-cranked vending machine that worked in case of a...

In case of emergency: Hand-crank vending machine

03/14/2012, Japan has long been established to be the land that has the most vending machines to serve its large population (numbering at around 5.5 million machines that cater for around 127 million people), and this time around we have a version of the vending...

Banana vending machine in Tokyo

03/05/2012, I am not quite sure what to make of things, but we do know that Japan is the country which is crazy about vending machines, so much so that we have seen one of them dispense fresh eggs around the clock. Meanwhile, other parts of the world also have...