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[CA] Short Story Dispenser At Capilano University.

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B.C University gets unique vending machine

It's a short story dispenser and it's creating a lot of buzz at Capilano University! Isabelle Raghem is speaking with excited students.

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04-10-2019

Short story vending machines rolled out in London's Canary Wharf

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Commuters in one of London's most important financial centers will now be treated to a dose of literature on their way to work, as three Short Story Dispensers were installed on Thursday, the first of their kind in the U.K.
In their first day, the Short Story Dispensers are already proving a hit with commuters at Canary Wharf, one of London's busiest Tube stations in the heart of the city's financial district.

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04-03-2019

Short Story Dispenser Provides Escape at the MVA

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The Prince George's Memorial Library system has installed a short story dispenser at the Motor Vehicle Administration office in Beltsville

In order to help people pass the time while waiting in line at the Motor Vehicle Administration office in Beltsville, the Prince George's Memorial Library system has installed a short story dispenser. Though "Short Edition" is currently a pilot, the county is considering installing more dispensers if it is successful.

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01-18-2019

Eisenhower Health turns to short stories to enhance emergency room experience

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Printed short stories inspire and uplift

RANCHO MIRAGE, Calif. - The "Short Story Dispenser" from the company "Short Edition" sits in a corner of the emergency room at Eisenhower Health in Rancho Mirage. At the push of a button, it dispenses free, printed stories, in different lengths. The reads that last one minute, three minutes, and five minutes. The device was recently donated by the valley non-profit Rancho Mirage Writers Festival.

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08-15-2018

[ US ] Short story vending machine dispenses tales-to-go

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Let there be lit - Initiative brings on-demand short stories to unexpected places

Reading for pleasure is at an all-time low in the U.S. A recent government report revealed Americans read for fun about 17 minutes each day. "CBS This Morning: Saturday" co-host Dana Jacobson reports on a unique program that brings reading to unexpected places.

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03-22-2018

[ US ] Free Library Debuts Short Story Dispenser

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PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — Technology meets with tradition in the form of a machine being used by the Free Library of Philadelphia, which is aimed at getting more people to read.
Think of this machine as an ATM for free stories.
“It has one, three, and five-minute stories. You press the button, prints out a short story on essentially receipt paper, and it’s yours to walk away with for free and read, and enjoy,” said Andrew Nurkin with the Free Library.

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12-28-2017

[ US ] Short Story Dispensers in Columbus City Schools

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Columbus City Schools unveils high tech reading tools... Machines that distributes short stories !

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12-28-2017

[ US ] First District school of the world to launch a kiosk that will dispends free stories

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It's a great way to promote literacy says Dr Dan Good, Superintendent...

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12-27-2017

[ US ] Columbus - Short Story kiosk

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Short Story kiosk unveiled - Columbus has now a lovely way to get short stories into the hands of kids. Columbus City School says the Short Story Kiosks are the first in the midwest...

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12-06-2017

[ Canada ] Airport rolls out short story dispenser for travellers waiting for flights

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The Edmonton International Airport is featuring works by local authors from a short story dispenser for travellers waiting for their flights. The dispenser, from a France-based company Short Edition, is a thin tower with three buttons, indicating a one minute, three minute and five minute story – when one of the buttons is pushed, a short story is printed on receipt paper. EIA is the first Canadian airport location to use the machine, and the second in the world (after Lyon–Saint-Exupéry Airport, in France).

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06-22-2017

[ US ] West Palm's short story dispenser will surprise and delight you

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What happens when you’ve exhausted the shelves at the Mandel or you’ve lost the charger to your Kindle?

At Subculture on Clematis St. in West Palm Beach, there’s no need to resort to mindless newsfeed scrolling. With the press of a button you can get your fix from a short story that takes your mind away from the tedious tasks of everyday life for at least a minute, or five.

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