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Physicists at the Institute of Physics in

posted by Jason Kottke   Mar 24, 2004

Physicists at the Institute of Physics in London have calculated how high heels can go. h = Q x (12+3s/8) where s is shoe size and Q is a sociological factor based partially on alcohol consumption, years of experience, and how fashionable the shoes are.

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loserMar 24, 2004 at 11:35AM

I read that sentence several times trying to figure out what, exactly, high heels were doing with that calculation.

How high heels can GO. Not do.

jkottkeMar 24, 2004 at 11:46AM

Sorry about that. Fixed now.

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