The Human-Powered Vending Machine

Did anyone read this week’s TIME magazine?  In it, they covered this year’s 50 Best Inventions.  Among the 50, coming in at a respectable #34 is the human-powered vending machine developed in Barcelona by Pep Torres.

Designed as a healthier alternative to regular vending machines, those who wish to purchase a product must pedal a certain distance in order to get it.  We think making better food choices (i.e. avoiding the vending machine all together) is the best alternative, but that’s just us.

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