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Vending Machines

Now We REALLY Have No Excuse For Chipped Nails

The Huffington Post | Jamie Feldman | Posted 07.24.2014 | Style

We've all been there: You're standing in front of a vending machine, trying to make the harrowing decision of what to buy, and suddenly, you think to ...

Calorie Information: Coming To A Vending Machine Near You?

AP | HOLLY RAMER | Posted 12.30.2013 | Healthy Living

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — Office workers in search of snacks will be counting calories along with their change under new labeling regulations for vending...

This May Be The Fanciest Vending Machine Of All TIme

Alison Spiegel | Posted 11.22.2013 | Small Business

Moët & Chandon, a luxury alcohol company, has just introduced a Champagne vending machine, for all your holiday drinking needs. "By putting its produ...

New Vending Machines Will Make Bikers Happy

Reuters | Posted 01.23.2014 | Business

By Daniel Lovering BOSTON, Nov 13 (Reuters) - Boston Mayor Thomas Menino has unveiled a vending machine that dispenses bicycle helmets...

Attention Ladies: This May or May Not Be The Best Invention Yet

Posted 09.25.2013 | Style

Hungry for a new handbag? Interview magazine posted a photo to Instagram pulled from their September 2013 issue showing a vending machine... filled wi...

Never Let This Happen To You Again

The Huffington Post | Alexis Kleinman | Posted 04.26.2013 | Technology

Never lose another $1.50 to a faulty vending machine again. The fury that comes from a vending machine eating your change? The frustration of staring ...

Ridding Schools of Fast Food, Junk Food, and Soda Pushers

Michele Simon | Posted 06.09.2013 | Green
Michele Simon

Maintaining the presence of fast food, soft drink, and junk food companies in public schools sends all the wrong messages to children. These companies are eager to sell their products in schools because they want to get kids hooked at an early age, to ensure brand loyalty for life.

The World's 12 Oddest Vending Machines

The Daily Meal | Posted 04.09.2013 | Taste
The Daily Meal

The live crab machines in China might be interpreted as animal cruelty to some, but then again, there have been vending machines selling live lobsters in Maine!

Nate C. Hindman

Condom Vending Machines Coming To Taxis? | Nate C. Hindman | Posted 03.28.2013 | Small Business

New York City taxis are getting 10 inches of added leg room, so why not throw a condom vending machine in there? That’s the idea behind TaxiTrea...

USDA's New "Competitive" School Food Rules -- What You Need to Know

Bettina Elias Siegel | Posted 04.06.2013 | Home
Bettina Elias Siegel

After months of delay, the USDA released its proposed rules governing the nutritional quality of so-called "competitive" foods and beverages offered on school campuses.  Here's an overview of the rules' key provisions and my take on some of the big issues to watch.

Would You Eat A Hot Meal From A Vending Machine?

The Huffington Post | Rachel Tepper | Posted 11.07.2012 | Home

Who needs restaurants or heck, even cooking utensils with inventions like this? A company called EatWave Vending has created a vending machine that ac...

New Soda Vending Machines To Display Calories

AP | CANDICE CHOI | Posted 12.08.2012 | Home

NEW YORK — As criticism of sugary sodas intensifies, Coke, Pepsi and Dr Pepper are rolling out new vending machines that will put calorie counts...

The Best Food Vending Machines Of All Time

The Huffington Post | Kate Bratskeir | Posted 08.06.2014 | Taste

A freshly baked pizza? In under 3 minutes? Right on!

13 Disastrous Vending Machine FAILS

The Huffington Post | Posted 04.14.2012 | Comedy

Ah, vending machines. Is there anything more frustrating in the middle of the work day than watching a delicious Twix hang from its wrapper on E7? Or ...

Candy For Everyone! Boy Crawls Inside Vending Machine, Distributes Items

Posted 02.08.2012 | Parents

Three-year-old Noah Jeffrey really wanted a toy, and he wasted no time trying to get it. The Australian boy climbed inside a vending machine in a ...

WATCH: Vending Machine WIN

Posted 01.02.2012 | Comedy

While waiting to catch the ferry at the British seaside town of Ryde, Isle of Wright, YouTuber JoannaEHarris91 and her friends noticed an incredible o...

$7 Billion Vending Industry Goes Beyond Snacks And Sodas

The Huffington Post | Alicia Ciccone | Posted 12.19.2011 | Small Business

With over 29,000 vending-related businesses in the U.S., the industry is experiencing a revival, thanks to new, fun technology that makes vending an i...

District May Ease Junk Food Ban Amid Profit Loss

Posted 12.14.2011 | Education

The Seattle School District is considering rewriting a policy enacted in 2004 that removed junk food from public schools, citing the ban's huge cut to...

The Dorm Room Bar: Pumpkin Latte

Small Kitchen College | Posted 02.05.2012 | College
Small Kitchen College

You know it's the holiday season when Starbucks unveils their red holiday cups and pumpkin lattes. Instead of running out to the nearest coffee shop, let's make this pick-me-up ourselves.

Steak Vending Machine Dispenses Affordable And Convenient Meat

The Huffington Post | Tara Kelly | Posted 01.08.2012 | Home

Meat lovers, forget the long wait at the butcher. Now you can buy everything from New York strip steaks to juicy pork chops out of a vending machine. ...

Pizza Vending Machines: They Exist, But Would You Use Them?

Posted 12.06.2011 | Home

There's nothing like a piping hot pizza (well, except when it's a piping hot pizza that burns the roof of your mouth). But somehow piping hot pizza th...

11 Coolest Vending Machines Of The Future

The Huffington Post | Jason O. Gilbert | Posted 11.19.2011 | Technology

Vending machines: They're not just for stale Cheetos anymore. The National Automatic Merchandising Association's Gratitude Tour, a traveling exhib...

PHOTOS: Vintage Vending Machines

Posted 11.16.2011 | Home

With all this talk about newfangled "social" vending machines, we find ourselves nostalgic for the vending machines of yore. Our friends at p...

Schools, Businesses Opting For Healthy Vending Machines

Posted 09.14.2011 | Home

Studies have consistently shown that when people eat healthy food, they increase productivity at work and get better test performance in students—wh...

Pepsi's Social Vending Machine

Posted 07.06.2011 | Home

Vending machines just got a whole lot more complicated, thanks to Pepsi's new Social Vending System. In addition to regular, old-fashioned soda vendin...