Whether they require hugs instead of cash, dispense bike parts, or serve up freshly-made pizza, these vending machines are nothing if not unexpected
Pizza on demand
“Thirty minutes or less” will soon seem interminable, thanks to a new pizza vending machine that cranks out piping hot, freshly-made pies in less than three minutes. The “Let’s Pizza” machine has been satiating Europeans for the past three years, and now the contraption is coming to the states, with the first machine set to be installed in Atlanta later this year.
Hug for a Coke
The National University of Singapore is home to one of the world’s most inviting Coke machines. The words “Hug Me,” written in signature Coca-Cola script, grace the giant red box, and when curious students wrap their arms around the cumbersome machine, it dispenses a free Coke — all in the name of making people smile.
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