Yawning For Coffee

Coffeeholics (Bill), early risers, up-all-nighters, and anyone who feels like a bear in the morning, this is for YOU.


“Must…have…coffee…WHERE’S MY COFFEE!!”

Douwe Egberts, the Dutch coffee corporation, has created a coffee machine that dispenses coffee when a person – get this – yawns.  The machine uses facial recognition software to detect yawning and then, voilà, dispenses free hot coffee to the yawner.  I love it – instant gratification for doing something that comes naturally!

Recently, DE placed their machine in Johannesburg’s O.R. Tambo International Airport.  Take a look to see what happened…

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