This Japanese machine lets you take a chance on what flavor soda you're getting. Even weirder, you have to stick your hand up the guy's ass to get it, as a gleeful proctologist looks on.
A couple of days ago, we put up a collection of
10 Wild and Crazy Food Vending Machines. In the interim, we keep finding more, and can’t resist sharing them with you. If books, eggs, medical marijuana, beer, and bicycles are already being sold in vending machines, can the all-machine-vending economy be far away?
Egg vending machine from Japan, used by farmers to sell eggs by the roadside. Note cooling equipment.
America once led the world in weird vending machines, as this chilled apple machine, circa 1950, demonstrates.
A vending machine in Japan sells canned breads, most of them sweet and intended for breakfast.
At the Washington, D.C., zoo, a proprietary machine only sells hot dogs manufactured by a Wisconsin sausage company.
This Japanese vendor located on Mount Fuji offers (from upper left, clockwise): steamed dumplings, hot dogs, octopus balls, french fries, triangular rice croquettes, and stir-fried noodles, all priced at around $4.
How civilized! Beer vending machines in Japan, and no ID check. Wonder if it would work here?
The Vendo D-56 transformed the ordinary Coke coin-op into an attractive piece of furniture.
And here's the D-56 in action! Va-va-voom!
This massive gumball machine stands seven feet high and holds over 14,000 chewable candy-coated spheres.
In California, your drug pusher is now a cannabis vending machine. It doesn't have to wear long hair and act paranoid.