Not your standard vending machine, this nifty hack utilizes a display that tracks the “BBC’s RSS feed, and whenever the aforementioned doom and gloom comes over the wire, someone’s getting something sugary.” Video after the break.

The innards were programmed by Ben Dembroski using PureData and Python, while project2891 was implemented alongside i-DAT to activate messaging on the GreenScreen.

[via Gizmodo]