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The New York Post picked up the bright-idea vending machine story today, only now they're calling it a "funulator." (Last week it was a "fun-o-meter.") Confusing things further, creator Jake Bronstein referred to it as a "Fun Idea Machine" on his blog today. The naming inconsistency hasn't hurt business, though: According to the Post, which spotted the machine in SoHo, "A vending-machine company is so intrigued by his Funulator concept that it wants to franchise it, Bronstein said." [New York Post, Zoomdoggle]