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.
After we wrote about the Berlinomat some days ago, we received a nice tip (thanks Erik) about the Graffomat. Graffomat supplies all sorts of state of the art graffiti tools such as markers, caps, gloves, and everything else that the graffiti writer needs. Including ski masks!Read more →
Most of the new-generation cycling cities lack a traditional bicycle culture, with no bike lanes, no bike parking facilities and no bike repair shops on every corner of the street. This makes it pretty frustrating to use the bike for daily routine trips. The guys behind New York-based Bikestock have launched a solution for at least one of these problems: vending machines for bike parts on the street.Read more →
The ‘Pop-Down Project’ is a funny urban movement from France that brings pop-up blocking to real-life advertising and other annoying elements you find on the street. Through a blog, people can obtain those little red ‘Close’ boxes, designed to look just like the click-out boxes in the corner of pop-up windows. On their blog you can find some nice pictures of the click-out buttons in public space.Read more →