A Magnifying Glass Spoon Lets You Spot Even Tiny Flies In Your Soup

When you're eating at a restaurant, you're putting a tremendous amount of faith in the kitchen and wait staff that your food will be kept as contaminant-free as possible. But if you're really worried about an establishment's hygiene, make sure you're always carrying Object Solutions' Magnifying Spoon that lets you… » 11/17/14 8:35am 11/17/14 8:35am

Self-Leveling Measuring Spoons So You Never Have to Mess With a Knife

When you're cooking, as long as the ingredients go well together, you can toss almost anything together and call it a meal. But when you're baking, there's a science to the ingredients, especially when it comes to proportions. Leveling off a measuring spoon ensures you're adding the exact amount of a given ingredient,… » 11/05/14 3:20pm 11/05/14 3:20pm

The Design of Spoons and Knives Can Change the Way We Taste Food

Chances are, you've spent more time thinking about the specs on your smartphone than about the gadgets that you use to put food in your mouth. But the shape and material properties of forks, spoons, and knives turn out to matter—a lot. Changes in the design of cutlery have not only affected how and what we eat,… » 9/19/14 9:20am 9/19/14 9:20am

This Stainless Steel Origami Spoon Is Shipped In a Flat Paper Envelope

Perfect for scooping things out of rectangular containers with flat walls, but not so great with anything round, the real claim-to-fame of David Adler's Kafolda spoon is that it arrives as a perfectly flat piece of stainless steel and some assembly required. » 2/13/14 10:22am 2/13/14 10:22am

The Only Acceptable Way To Shovel Food Into Your Mouth

Your parents probably weren't too keen when you were cramming food in your mouth at the dinner table like a feral child. But you're all grown up now; you can eat however you want. And if that includes the use of a spoon that looks like the heavy-duty scoop you'll find on a construction site backhoe, so be it. » 10/09/13 5:00pm 10/09/13 5:00pm

An Amazing Stabilized Spoon Lets Parkinson's Sufferers Feed Themselves

The same way your fancy DSLR lens can automatically track and compensate for vibrations and shaking motions, Lift Labs' incredibly innovative new Liftware Spoon lets those dealing with Parkinson's disease—and the tremors associated with the condition—still feed themselves. » 8/22/13 9:24am 8/22/13 9:24am

Victorian Mustache Spoon: Your Nose Neighbor's Best Friend

With the trends of today's disaffected youth being what they are, mustaches have gained an unfortunate affiliation with hipsterdom and its ironic ramifications. This gloriously dignified mustache spoon, however, is a reminder that there was actually a time when your mustache was a symbol of honor and of your manhood. » 1/31/13 12:20pm 1/31/13 12:20pm

There's a Special Nobel Prize For the Genius Behind These Candy Cane…

Candy canes are one of those seasonal treats that only appear in stores during the holidays. So to maximize your candy cane intake this Christmas these minty spoons will let you integrate one into every meal. » 11/28/12 10:40am 11/28/12 10:40am

This Hinged Spoon Is the Greatest Thing To Ever Happen To Peanut Butter

Not since the squeeze bottle has there been such an incredible innovation in the field of condiments as the SpoonSpreader. Blessed with what is referred to as a "living hinge" the spoon is just as deft at scooping as it is at spreading. » 8/22/12 6:20pm 8/22/12 6:20pm

Recycling as Art and Lighting

Before you go tossing that coffee cup or plastic spoon into the garbage or even the recycling bin, why don't you send it along to artist Christian DuCharme? The man's made a name for himself making lights from discarded utensils. » 10/08/11 2:00pm 10/08/11 2:00pm

Large Pink Tongue Spoon Teaches Kids All They Need to Know About Gene…

"Mommy look! I'm just like that painted crazy man who sang all those songs I used to catch you and daddy wrestling to when I was younger!" $10. The sideways looks from other moms are free. [Neatoshop via Neatorama] » 8/21/11 5:00pm 8/21/11 5:00pm

The Eatensil: For All Those Times You Need a Pizza Cutter on the Go

The Eatenisil combines seven tools which make eating easier—a spoon, fork, knife, pizza cutter, chopsticks, bottle opener and wooden chip fork—all in a Swiss Army Knife-type casing. Novel indeed, but I have to ask: why? » 6/10/11 12:20pm 6/10/11 12:20pm

Souper! Action Figure Spoons Make Being All Growed Up Regrettable

I might be a little old for these Souper! action-figure spoons now, but if they were around when I was 15, I would have bought 10 of 'em. » 3/05/09 6:20pm 3/05/09 6:20pm

Hypercolor Spoons: Red When Your "Soup" is Hot

Labeled "powerful" by Gizmodo's own Brian Lam (he may have had some sarcasm in that IM), the Color Changing Spoons shift color based upon the temperature around them. » 12/30/06 11:30am 12/30/06 11:30am

Adjustable Measuring Cups are Less Artsy, More Awesome

This is the latest gadget that will soon be gracing my kitchen. Ditch the stackable measuring cups and spoons, this is truly the only device you need for measurement. Slide the knob and the cup part will adjust to your desired measurement. The bigger of the two can measure up to half of a cup and the smaller one can… » 10/19/06 1:12pm 10/19/06 1:12pm

Spoon!: Intelligent Spoon

This isn't as much an intelligent spoon as much as a spoon studded with sensors. We've got a thermometer, a pH sensor, a viscosity sensor, and salinity sensor, all designed to test and upload food data as you eat it. This is an MIT design project for use in recipes and formulas. For example, sticking an alcohol sensor… » 4/13/06 4:36pm 4/13/06 4:36pm