Here's how modern vending machines actually drop your snack every time

Modern vending machines are wizards at figuring out what kind of coin you put in and how to make sure your snack actually drops to the bottom where you can pick it up, instead of getting stuck.

Story by Jacob Shamsian and editing by Alana Yzola

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