This Edible Lamp is Deliciously Illuminating
No trickery involved here, folks. YOU ACTUALLY CAN EAT THIS LAMP! Huh, that honestly sounded a lot more appealing in my head. Whatever, the point remains that this lamp is almost 100% edible. You just have to remove all of the electrical components and soak it in clean water for a bit before you start pigging out on office supplies.
The lamp itself is comprised of vegetable glycerine and agar, a gelatinous substance derived from red algae and polysaccharides. This means that, not only is this lamp awesomely edible, it’s totally vegan! No animal-derived gelatin-based substances here. Once it’s all ready to eat, the texture and consistency is said to be similar to that of wet gummy bears and is available in a variety of flavors including cherry, apple, orange and blueberry.
This could really be the start of a host of edible office supplies. I think we could easily pull something like this with paperclips. One of these days…
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