Dutch coffee vending machine gives away free coffee if you yawn

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All you have to do is walk up to the machine, yawn, collect free coffee.

Travellers tired of paying for overpriced airport coffee may want to keep an eye out for Douwe Egberts’ coffee machines the next time they’re flying.

The red coffee dispensers are fairly unassuming and aren’t much smaller than your average soda vending machine. But there’s no need to carry around any pocket change or break a fresh bill because they only take one type of currency: yawns.

Yes, you read correctly: yawns.

The Dutch coffee company set up their machine at O.R. Tambo International Airport in South Africa where weary flyers were rewarded with a free cup of joe provided they figured out how the device worked. Those looking for a coin slot or buttons were shut out while those who yawned for the machine’s facial recognition software to work its magic walked away with some coffee.

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