File this under: unusual vending machines. It’s inevitable, yawning that is, and now, there’s a vending machine that recognizes this natural phenomenon at O.R. Tambo International Airport, “where people most needed a coffee”. Let’s just say that this one comes equipped with facial recognition technology and doesn’t take money. Continue reading to see why.

According to Design Taxi, “once it detects a yawn, it starts to dispense a steaming cup of coffee for the tired person standing in front of it, who obviously needs a caffeine fix. In total, the ‘Bye Bye Red Eye’ coffee machine rewarded 210 yawns with delicious cups of coffee – from the smiles of those who managed to get themselves a free cuppa, the machine was a hit.”


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