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A Brief Thought About Those Weird 1950s Reducing Machines

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Vibrating belts (Photo credit: A.M. Kuchling)

Every so often, I just try to figure out exactly how they thought those 1950s Reducing Machines, the kind where you stand on it and a belt goes around and shakes your stomach, would actually, uh, work. Well, to be fair, the creators probably knew it was a scam right off, but how would you even pretend it wasn’t stupid?

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