Happy Birthday, Edward Craven Walker

July 3rd, 2009, 3:09 pm by Sara

Saturday is the birthday, 91 years ago, of Edward Craven Walker, RAF pilot, nudist and inventor of the lava lamp. He went on to found Mathmos, a a UK company that still makes lava lamps by hand.

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BBC Hitchhiker’s Guide on Edward Craven Walker

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