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“Will lava lamps work in a high-gravity environment such as Jupiter?”. Well, as it turns out, this harmless ... At 10 feet across and roughly 50 kilograms, this is no small toy. The end with the lava lamp is set to pivot, so at a …
Turns out ... the price from $3.50 to $6.50, and “people didn’t bat an eye,” he says. The tower also has a small gift store, with everything from …
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The lava lamp began with an egg timer, spotted in a rural pub in 1948 by ex-RAF squadron commander (and nudist film-maker) Edward Craven-Walker, then 30 and looking for a way to turn a quick buck. That it is only …
Craven-Walker had the idea to turn the egg timer into a home accessory ... something that’s been invented and made in Britain, in Britain for 50 years.” An avid Lava Lamp collector and enthusiast, Anthony Voz, spoke to …
You could take anti-depressants or bathe yourself in artificial sunlight, but perhaps all you need is a lava lamp: "If you buy my lamp ... New lamps have been turning up everywhere as decorative statements in bedrooms, …
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Company representatives with Lifespan Brands, headquartered in Elk Grove Village, met with Barrington area residents to share the history of the shape-shifting, multi-colored Lava Lamp that helped define the 1960s. In …
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The iconic hippy home accessory, the lava lamp turns 50 this week. It was the invention of Edward Craven-Walker. He took his inspiration from a liquid-filled egg timer he spotted in a pub. Anchor Marco Werman …
At a certain moment in the late 1960s, the lava lamp came to symbolize ... The mesmerizing light fixture, which turns 50 this year, has risen and sunk and shifted its shape in the cultural consciousness for decades. The …
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LONDON — Call them ’60s relics or hippy home accessories, lava lamps have been casting their dim but groovy light on interiors for half a century, having hit British shelves 50 years ago today. A British company began …