This Crab Vending Machine Sells Live Shanghai Hairy Crabs

 - Oct 24, 2010
References: japanprobe & dvice
Imagine you’re preparing a fantastic meal, but lo and behold, you’ve forgotten the main ingredient: crab. Now you can rush to the nearest crab vending machine if stores are closed. Unfortunately for most, the nearest machine is in China.

Selling live Shanghai hairy crabs, the crab vending machine is no joke. By setting the temperature at 5 degrees Celsius, the crabs go into a state of hibernation. Once put back into room temperature, they're alive and kicking, which means fresh crab meat. If for some reason you get one that is dead, the creator promises to give three live ones in its stead.