Vending the rules: 25 weird, wild vending machines

A woman takes her order of cupcakes after using a "Cupcake ATM" created by Sprinkles bakery on March 25, 2014 in New York Ci...
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By Laura T. Coffey

In the mood to buy live hairy crab, a gold bar, a luxury car or a freshly baked pizza or cupcake? Then get thee to a vending machine! This fun photo gallery showcases some of the strangest vending machines from around the world:

Who says you need customer service when purchasing a luxury vehicle, a gold bar, a freshly baked cupcake or a live hairy crab? Strange as it may seem, you can buy all of these items and more straight from vending machines.