If there were ever a reason to jump when someone lets you know a machine is out of order, this would be it.
Someone who, apparently, went through a rough divorce felt extra jilted by the broken soda machine that wouldn't dole out a Coke. The result? A note for the world to see comparing the ex-wife to the broken machine. See it here.
And keep those machines running.[read more]
Over the weekend, the web was buzzing with news of a new hi-tech gadget hitting vending machines in France. Though, I'm sure operators aren't hoping to see one any time soon. Welcome, soda robot.[read more]
I happened across one of those large not-for-snacks vending machines in the mall the other day. Nothing new...they've had one selling iPods, iPads, other iThings, cameras, cases, lotions, lipsticks...you get the iDea. (Pun intended.) What surprised me was the location of said machine (see photo).[read more]
Along for the Ride
No doubt, New Orleans is a hot spot for visitors. Now, one cab company owner has taken it upon himself to ensure that those needing a ride through the city never suffer thirst.
Enter Back Seat Vending. Now, in many cabs throughout the city, visitors going around and in the French Quarter can satisfy their taste buds with a selection of ice-cold beverages with the swipe of a credit card. All this convenience for only $1.[read more]
Remember back when 3D glasses were blue and red, and cardboard? Now, many homes have 3DHDTVs (and whatever other letters are tacked on), complete with high-tech battery operated glasses so it's like a theater in your home. Now, at UC Berkeley, you will soon be able to print whatever your heart desires, or your brain designed, in 3D without the nearly two week wait.[read more]