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The 15 Most Bizarre Vending Machines



7) Mitten Crab Vending Machine

Cruelly weird, weirdly cruel, China’s mitten crab vending machines take the buying and selling of fresh seafood to another plane of crazy. Chilled alive at 41 °F, the cold temperature keeps the crabs in a state of hibernation which maintains their freshness. And as an added incentive to frequent their machines, the company promises to compensate customers with three free crabs should they receive a dead one (and no cheating the warranty!).

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