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Sixty Years

...of bikinis. One of the great inventions of the twentieth century. Once in a while, the French come up with something worthwhile.

Posted by Rand Simberg at April 14, 2006 01:51 PM
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Just think of what kind of interesting "bathing suits" for women we could come up with now that we have the computational hydrodynamics codes and the fast computers to run them on. I'm disappointed that the best we've come up with is something crudely brute force like the "thong".

Posted by K at April 14, 2006 10:44 PM

60 years of an item that makes it easy to ogle women!

Posted by M. Thompson at April 15, 2006 11:36 AM

"Once in a while, the French come up with something worthwhile.

The poor French, always gettin' dissed. ; )

Posted by gonzo at April 15, 2006 04:28 PM

Thank you Emil Gagan and Jacque Yves Cousteau for your contribution to my many expensive hobbies.

The French do have their moments when they aren't licking German Jackboots or waving white pieces of cloth.

Posted by Mike Puckett at April 15, 2006 06:40 PM

Out of curiosity, what are your OTHER expensive hobbies? :)

BTW, it is Emil Gagnan, not Gagan.

Posted by Ilya at April 16, 2006 07:33 PM

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