We Built A Lie-Detector Skeleton From 1927

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Tom Scott

6 місяців tagasi

Happy October. Thanks to Daniel, Tom, and Chloe, their channels are below! • Get CuriosityStream + Nebula and my Original for just $2.99/month here: curiositystream.com/tomscott
Thanks to Charles Yarnold who built the Crime-Solving Skeleton: he's a creative technologist who can build all sorts of odd things! charlesyarnold.co.uk/
Thanks to the three folks who faced the Skeleton:
DANIEL: eeexs.info
TOM: eeexs.info
CHLOE: eeexs.info
Behind the scenes on this video: eeexs.info/dash/gauDhM2GoalfkKg/video
The original patent: patents.google.com/patent/US1749090
Found via: www.atlasobscura.com/articles/criminal-confession-skeleton-patent
Camera by Matt Gray mattg.co.uk
Edited by Michelle Martin (@mrsmmartin)
Audio mix by Graham Haerther
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JayBeh Kay
JayBeh Kay Päev tagasi
Dan insulted the skeleton and got kicked out of the box 😂
tulsatrash 3 päeva tagasi
For some reason I thought this thing was invented in Oklahoma instead of California.
Penn Ryan
Penn Ryan 7 päeva tagasi
throwback to that show with colin furze
inot_cat 11 päeva tagasi
confess your skins
inot_cat 11 päeva tagasi
Oz Media
My_usrname_cusyeh 15 päeva tagasi
Confess your sins to the crime skeleton.
A & M H
A & M H 16 päeva tagasi
I need a whole video on the history of this thing...
Riley Carpenter
Riley Carpenter 21 päev tagasi
Ennkah 24 päeva tagasi
The link to Tom's Channel says Dan's Channel
Kilroy was Here
Kilroy was Here 25 päeva tagasi
It’s funny that the thing designed to detect lies is a lie
Rojava 161
Rojava 161 Місяць tagasi
I hate her outfit so much
amadeo griego
amadeo griego Місяць tagasi
Tom Ska and Tom scott one room? What is this, a crossover episode?
Skela Місяць tagasi
This lie detector is very bare bones.
Liam K
Liam K Місяць tagasi
chloe's got a sick-ass stevonnie shirt on
everett Місяць tagasi
tom looked quite scary in the thumbnail.
CraftyCole09 Місяць tagasi
20firebird Місяць tagasi
i think leaving them in the dark room while you talked might have made it more viable
Shermos Місяць tagasi
"Just like every other lie detector" I'd be interested to see a video where you go into more depth on this.
James Randall
James Randall Місяць tagasi
This was the most British video I’ve ever watched
perkele Місяць tagasi
John Akridge
John Akridge Місяць tagasi
Well it could work if it was made correctly and done to the correct person in the best way
Diego Zuniga
Diego Zuniga Місяць tagasi
The Scott and the Ska
Dark World
Dark World Місяць tagasi
not convinced thats a real cadaver
Temmie the great
Temmie the great Місяць tagasi
'You feel your sins crawling on your back..'
SolaceMusic Місяць tagasi
This is so weird because for a little while I thought Tom Scott might have been Tomska
Lost Potato
Lost Potato 2 місяці tagasi
Confess your sins to the crime skeleton
Tammy 2 місяці tagasi
I just heard about this skeleton from shelby probaly would of made them tell the actual truth with a creepy voice changer
Knight Of NI
Knight Of NI 2 місяці tagasi
Tom doing an unconvincing spooky voice is the best thing I have seen all day
BecauseGames 2 місяці tagasi
maybe it would have worked in the 20's when people were more religous and more likely to believe in the supernatural.
GP33 2 місяці tagasi
We built lie detector skeleton! We built a lie detector skehhhlllleeeehhhton.
xXRunDeathXx 2 місяці tagasi
bro... if you had told me in the title that Tomska and D Layton would be there i would have clicked instantly instead of 3 months later
cyanity101 2 місяці tagasi
*C O N F E S S Y O U R C R I M E S* *T O T H E C R I M E S K E L E T O N*
Mono Chrome
Mono Chrome 2 місяці tagasi
ChronoFactor 2 місяці tagasi
Now make the birthing device
MissWitch2310 2 місяці tagasi
Why didn’t you tag them.
KookeePenguins 2 місяці tagasi
I think the patent uses a actual human skeleton and not a toy from the store haha
Ya gigglejuice Tape dispenser
Ya gigglejuice Tape dispenser 2 місяці tagasi
ꜱᴋᴜʟᴅᴜɢɢᴇʀʏ ᴘʟᴇᴀꜱᴀɴᴛ ɪꜱ ʀᴇᴀʟ
three axolotls in an ushanka
three axolotls in an ushanka 2 місяці tagasi
i feel like this would work on kindergartners
Below average Guitarist
Below average Guitarist 2 місяці tagasi
I am Satire
I am Satire 3 місяці tagasi
Confess your sins to the crime skeleton
Andrej Oško
Andrej Oško 3 місяці tagasi
You made terrible, terrible job. Waste of time...
E-flat Major
E-flat Major 3 місяці tagasi
It's a shame this didn't catch on, imagine it being used in a courtroom.
ChungaChingo 3 місяці tagasi
"You got to think of the mindset of the time" people of the time: What the f*ck...
General Codsworth
General Codsworth 3 місяці tagasi
So the whole point of this lie detector is that you emotionally manipulate the victim and convince them that supernatural entities will punish them for their sins unless they confess? I miss when psychology was interesting.
Zapy97 3 місяці tagasi
Honestly I think that the quality of the construction was the largest issue with it. Still not saying it is a a good concept but I do think it could be greatly improved if it didn't look like a tacky Halloween decoration.
Illyasviel Emiya
Illyasviel Emiya 3 місяці tagasi
the ghost are surprisingly polite
JRex 3 місяці tagasi
I never knew that I would see the day where Tom and Tom did a video together
Sebastian 3 місяці tagasi
Confess your sins to the C r i m e S k e l e t o n
Whatever Stuffs
Whatever Stuffs 3 місяці tagasi
Ian B
Ian B 3 місяці tagasi
Does this mean the fairground ghost train is actually the later, improved Lie Detector 2.0?
Mr Scruton
Mr Scruton 3 місяці tagasi
Tom Scott and TomSka in the same room
Xander Tyrann
Xander Tyrann 3 місяці tagasi
But then you would need to put the crime skeleton in front of another crime skeleton to make sure it was telling the truth about what it was told.
Haley rose W
Haley rose W 3 місяці tagasi
oh my gosh I have seen so many internet things about this
Mariia Gellfonde
Mariia Gellfonde 3 місяці tagasi
Why doesn't a heart rate lie detector for example work, Tom?
Edward Wilson
Edward Wilson 3 місяці tagasi
why does ghost Tom Scott sound a bit like Ashens?
Agar Gamer
Agar Gamer 3 місяці tagasi
Tom has the perfect skeleton voice!
Thomas Edison
Thomas Edison 3 місяці tagasi
I really like the forwards/backwards in your videos story!
sofia 3 місяці tagasi
ah yes, the crime skeleton
John Smith
John Smith 3 місяці tagasi
Also I think this is the best lie detector if you tweak it so it garbles the voice to sound metallic and make it darker
John Smith
John Smith 3 місяці tagasi
The truth skeleton will take your skins
Joe Harley
Joe Harley 3 місяці tagasi
This is video is just worth it to see Tom pretend to be a hellish and eerie supernatural apparition from the hellish great beyond.
James L
James L 3 місяці tagasi
Confess your sins go the crime Skeleton.
Tecpolel The Squid Dog
Tecpolel The Squid Dog 3 місяці tagasi
why are there two toms lmao
drip 3 місяці tagasi
Law skeleton sees your lies
Marvellous STD
Marvellous STD 3 місяці tagasi
People in the 20th Century: A SPOOKY SKELETON! Peple in the 21st Century: Haha
RYG 3 місяці tagasi
Should try some of the game theory as well on this case.
Jayson Herring
Jayson Herring 3 місяці tagasi
This further proves my theory that all British youtubers know each other
Marl 3421
Marl 3421 3 місяці tagasi
This is the second time I watched this video and I didn’t realise until now that TomSka was in the video! I think I might have the stupid
Fairy Fox
Fairy Fox 3 місяці tagasi
BeanSproot 3 місяці tagasi
Alternative title: *boney session with Tom Scott and Tomska*
HHRD 3 місяці tagasi
did you just
duke Silver
duke Silver 4 місяці tagasi
haha Tom changed his red T for burgundy T
neondroolz 4 місяці tagasi
this makes me so happy, to see my two favorite youtubers named tom in one video
Joe Colletti
Joe Colletti 4 місяці tagasi
Talk about timing! You saved my department about $12,000-- I was about to buy one. Thank you!
dimcat 4 місяці tagasi
i like tom ngl
Kazual 4 місяці tagasi
Well, to be fair , the test was poorly made with bias from the tester before even them entering in it. This is just a funny video which proves nothing. I suppose the real effectiveness would increase drastically from the ambiance : -in a police station -with real interrogation -sheer intimidation -the lack of visual and sensual feedback (it's just a skeleton not a human )
BlaPogo La bla
BlaPogo La bla 4 місяці tagasi
Its a bad lie detector yes ,BUT considering 1927 it would be effective in getting a confesion ,especialy if it was done better than just a black box with a skeleton. Now days you would have to go to some very extremes to produce enough fear as to make people confess anything .
Christina Hamilton
Christina Hamilton 4 місяці tagasi
There are two Toms in this video.
ugugugugugugugugugu 4 місяці tagasi
*_please leave the box_*
the scuffed channel
the scuffed channel 4 місяці tagasi
Did you or did you not take the cookie
the scuffed channel
the scuffed channel 4 місяці tagasi
You better confess your sins to the skeleton of truth
Molly Hodgkinson
Molly Hodgkinson 4 місяці tagasi
teetoo _
teetoo _ 4 місяці tagasi
I was more scared of Chloe's reaction to the skeleton than the skeleton itself.
Amelia de Farias
Amelia de Farias 4 місяці tagasi
I loved how there were three different reactions. Laughter, disappointment and terror.
FortAwesome1974 4 місяці tagasi
So do the polygraphs not actually work? I know they can be defeated if you know how that's why they can't be used as evidence in court but are you saying they don't work at all?
Jamie Jammer
Jamie Jammer 4 місяці tagasi
Noone: Me as soon as I see this: confESS YOUR SINS TO THE CRIME SKELETON
Jace Cadwell
Jace Cadwell 4 місяці tagasi
W4R3X 4 місяці tagasi
This ”lie detector” probably would have worked better in ~1927 where alot of people probably hansnt seen skeletons and we’re a bit scarier of the ”evil”. Good video 👍🏻
godwin972 4 місяці tagasi
ah yes, my favorite undertale au. tom scott's crime skeleton
EndingEternity 4 місяці tagasi
Tomska meets Tomskott
Kram Ballinger
Kram Ballinger 4 місяці tagasi
Coming from "two of these people are lying" tom scott still isn't very good
Ethan Bard
Ethan Bard 4 місяці tagasi
Well, what if instead of revealing a skeleton the box remained dark. The person interviewing the suspect could hint/suggest that if they don’t spill something will happen. Keep the box quiet and pitch dark. All the participants in this vid even said they were most scared BEFORE the skeleton. I think using the fear of the unknown to squeeze a confession out of people might work better than any lie detector we have now.
AjiTheAnjay 4 місяці tagasi
I want the "we flew a kite in a public place" music video
Andrew J
Andrew J 4 місяці tagasi
Despicable Me: Minion Rush - downloaded 95 Billion times - made me laugh SO MUCH!
Progreshbar 4 місяці tagasi
Why subtitles are different colors?
Rayyan 4 місяці tagasi
To represent who is talking
ZikNik 4 місяці tagasi
Loving Tom's dark souls t-shirt
Rhofpheh 5 місяців tagasi
Some context for the time of the patent: people were crazy about occult stuff! But I doubt it would be effective even then.
Kuro 5 місяців tagasi
Confess your sins to the crime skeleton!
Crimson Dino
Crimson Dino 5 місяців tagasi
C O N F E S S T O T H E C R I M E S S K E L E T O N ! ! !
lightsboy1 5 місяців tagasi
Tom scott and tom ska together. This is the collab I always wanted 😂
Leonid Levin
Leonid Levin 5 місяців tagasi
Why does Tom, I mean, Skeleton, yes, skeleton talks like unfiltered Dalek?
insert edgy cool name
insert edgy cool name 5 місяців tagasi
instructions unclear: licked my sweat and said "this taste, is the taste whos lying, giorno giovanna!"
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