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August 29, 2007

She blinded me with science

Cambridge mathematicians have identified Jessica Alba as having the perfect wiggle. Funny, I was just thinking earlier that there is probably more than a coincidental resemblance between a wiggle and an infinity symbol...

The academics found that it is the ratio between hips and waist that puts the sway into a woman's walk - and the nearer that ratio is to 0.7, the better.
This ratio provides the body with the right torso strength to produce a more angular swing and bounce to the hips during the walking motion. Therefore, a woman with a 25in waist and 36in hips would have just the right proportions to carry off a sexy swagger as she walks.
The Jessica Alba sashay beat off competition from Kate Moss, Angelina Jolie and even Marilyn Monroe, whose walk along a railway platform in Some Like It Hot is one of the most famous in film history. While Monroe was a fraction off the target ratio with 0.69, the Cambridge team said that Alba had the perfect proportions.

Via WWTDD? who illustrates the case for Jessica Alba rather forcefully. Related, Jessica Alba swimming in slow motion.

Posted by Ghost of a flea at August 29, 2007 06:17 AM


I knew I should have taken more math classes instead of advanced woodshop...

Posted by: the sad old goth... [TypeKey Profile Page] at August 30, 2007 08:24 AM