Do you drink cans of soda to keep motivated during the day at work? You could get up from your desk and walk over to the vending machine, but that requires too much effort. What you need is your own desktop soda vending machine.
When it comes to unusual vending machines, Japan is the place that always comes to mind first. After all, this is the country that gave us machines that vend bananas and fried chicken. But this particular vending machine isn’t notable for what it vends, but what it’s made out of.
If you’ve ever spent time in Japan, you know there’s a certain love for vending machines in the nation that seems unequalled by any other place. From the moment you touch down at Tokyo Narita airport, there are numerous vending machines by the gates.
Food dispensed from a machine is usually not the freshest, but what if we’re talking about a vending machine that serves up fresh fried chicken? That’s what the Lawson Karaage-kun robot does. Naturally, the machine looks like a chicken too, because Japan.
If you spend any time in Japan you’ll want to check out these nifty new vending machines selling Pokémon merchandise. They seem to mainly sell Pokémon plushes, and they even deliver the goods in a special Pokémon box.
Japan makes all kinds of weird and wonderful things. This is not the strangest by far, but it is pretty cool. Check out this coffee vending machine that includes a live video feed of the inner workings of the machine.
Forget cutesy stuffed animals and cheap toys that slip through the fingers. Beer is what you want to grab in a claw machine. Mark from Victoria, Australia turned a regular claw machine into be a beer claw machine.
AstonishingStudios makes some great LEGO vending machines. If only we could have some of them in our neighborhoods to dispense fast food. Their latest creation is a Burger King vending machine that serves up Whoppers, fries, and even dispenses Coca-Cola.
Well, my Jelly Belly loving friends, your dreams are about to come true. Even though you can find these tasty jelly beans almost anywhere, why would you want to actually get dressed and go out? For just $9,995 you can buy your own personal Jelly Belly vending machine.
The world is a much better place now; a place of hope. That’s because Xavier University in Cincinnati, Ohio has installed the first pizza ATM in North America. I know. I feel it too. It is enough to bring a tear to your eye.
There are desk toys and then there are desk toys. Put this McDonald’s French Fry vending machine on your desk and you will always have fries. This awesome LEGO machine dispenses fries along with a packet of ketchup.
It’s 2016, so where are our robots that can pour us a bowl of cereal each morning? Sadly, we still have to do it ourselves. If you want a cool machine to make you cereal, you can still build one yourself, which is what Astonishing Studios did.
I don’t know about you, but I’ve never seen a LEGO machine like this. It’s a custom built animatronic coin-operated machine and it is a lovely sight to see it in action. Just put your coin in and watch the little LEGO people come to life.