Feed Frenzy: Lava Lamps, Still Groovy at 50

This British invention continues to make waves in modern times.
1:26 | 09/03/13

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Transcript for Feed Frenzy: Lava Lamps, Still Groovy at 50
in tonight's "feed frenzy," happy 50th to the lava lamp. British inventor edward craven walker was inspired by a strange looking liquid filled egg timer he saw in a pub, and the rest is history. Lava lamps have been soaking up our time and attention since this day in 1963. This was the first one. It was something about that easy going drug happy mood of the '60s THAT MADE THESE MESMERIZING Appliances a symbol of the times. From music like jefferson airplane's "white rabbit." To movies like "austin powers". I'M BACK IN THE '60s, BABY, Yeah! The mood was as free-flowing as the lava, the craven water bottled up more than just two parts density. This was calm in a bottle, baby. The lava lamp commonly evoked a sort of sci-fi rocket. There is still nothing like the curling bubbles that paint a picture of a very colorful time.

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