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Pudding Vending Machine Programmed to Hate Children

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No kids allowed: this devious machine gives out free samples of Jell-O Temptations, but only to adults. It uses facial recognition software to determine facial age before doling out the pudding; if the person standing in front of it is deemed too young, it actually asks them to step away.

One consumer researcher says of the machine, "This is wow" and Kraft reps agree that "it has a big gee-whiz factor." Take that, kids. No "layered, indulgent snacks [with] 150 calories or less per serving" for you.

· New Sampling Machine Can Gauge Your Age and Sex [USA Today via Gothamist]
· All Vending Machines Coverage on Eater [-E-]

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