lava lamp

Lava at first sight

Lava lamps are so last century. They were, of course, big in the 80s. I think I’ve actually said somewhere before that I think Lava Lamps were about the pinnacle of human innovation in the 20th century.

Sadly, they could have been invented centuries beforehand had people not been so reliant on electricity. See, all you need is heat, waxy stuff and coloured liquid. And the heat, well, it can come from tea light candles… and now you can buy a lava lamp 1680s style

This little light of mine…

Lets face it. Lava lamps are a thing of the past. 43 years in fact. There’s a bit of a retro theme happening today – what with references to Pacman and Ghostbusters – Lava lamps were a brilliant idea. But these alien abduction lamps are cooler. When they hit the market I’m in.

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