Recently, Coca-Cola installed an extraordinary vending machine at the National University of Singapore. The machine doesn’t want your money, it wants hugs. Ain’t that a good currency in times of financial crisis? A good hug is rewarded with a free can of Coke. It’s as simple as that.
We love extraordinary vending machines, so we couldn’t resist featuring this New York-born Swap-o-Matic. The Swap-o-Matic is a vending machine that allows users to donate and receive items, instantly and for free. Why? Because re-using and recycling can be just as fun as buying something new. And, of course, because swapping is contageous and using is the new…Read more →
No outdoor advertising. No billboards, no neon signs, the electronic panels. No posters. No flyers. No ads on buses. No ads on trains. That’s São Paulo these days, Brazil’s largest city and the most populous one with 11 million inhabitants. According to Wikipedia, “São Paulo exerts strong regional influence in commerce and finance as well…Read more →
Remember Adzookie, that service that helps people with mortgages they can’t afford any more? Adzookie transforms your house into one big advertisement. In exchange the advertiser pays your killing mortgage. This enables people that got into trouble as a consequence of the financial crisis to stay in their houses. The house will be painted back to its original colors as soon as the deal ends.Read more →