X

This website uses cookies.

This website uses cookies to improve user experience. By using our website you consent to all cookies in accordance with our Cookie Policy.

I agree
Learn More
Great Geek Gifts in the Technabob Shop!Get Technabob Daily: Join our Mailing List! | Follow Us: Facebook | Twitter
Awesomer Media Sites: THE AWESOMER | MIGHTYMEGA | 95OCTANE
Follow Us:
Cool Gadgets, Gizmos, Games and Geek Stuff on Technabob

Live Crab Vending Machine: Only in Japan. Oh Wait, This Thing is in China.

by Paul Strauss
Advertisement

I guess that China was feeling a little behind the curve from Japan and their wacky inventions, so they decided to come up with their own. What you’re looking at here is a vending machine that dispenses not candy bars or cans of soda, but live crabs.

live_crab_vending_machine

Yup. This machine holds an army of living crustaceans, all put on ice enough to keep them alive. Sleepy, but alive. The machine was designed to provide quick and easy access to these critters, without a long trip to go buy them outside of the city.

The machine, located in a Nanjing, China subway station sells about 200 crabs a day at a cost ranging from about $2 to $7, depending on the size of the crabs. They already have a second machine in operation, and plan to expand to other cities in the near future.

[via Doobybrain]

Deals in The Technabob Shop



More from Awesomer Media...

Facts About Unique Architecture

Facts About Unique Architecture

Jaguar XE SV Project 8

Jaguar XE SV Project 8

LEGO 911 GT3 Fails Crash Test Spectacularly

LEGO 911 GT3 Fails Crash Test Spectacularly

Workhorse W-15 Electric Truck Might Get Consumer Version

Workhorse W-15 Electric Truck Might Get Consumer Version

Star Trek: Discovery Gets First Trailer

Star Trek: Discovery Gets First Trailer

Figma Deadpool Action Figure

Figma Deadpool Action Figure

Advertisement