A scale that shocks you to prevent you from overeating

Like many of us, YouTuber William Osman gained some weight during quarantine. His solution: A “robot” that basically consists of a scale and a Mexican electro shock device.

With more than a million views, his video has already surpassed the previously most popular YouTube video that involved a scale.

Watch the video below (the development of the device starts at 3:03, though you won’t learn much):

I Built A Robot To Stop Over-Eating

Hydraulic Press Channel uses compression load cell for crush resistance measurement

For most videos featuring weighing instruments, a few thousand views would be considered a success. The Hydraulic Press Channel regularly achieves millions of views and included a compression load cell with an indicator in one of the latest videos:

How Much Weight Can a Soda Can Hold? Hydraulic Press Test

If you’re wondering why these types of videos are so popular on YouTube, this article might offer some insights. As far as the measuring instrument is concerned, it appears to consist of an AnyLoad 266AH-5t load cell connected to a Rinstrum R320 indicator (with peak hold function).