Here's an invention that spoon-loving Filipinos would simply adore:
The intelligent spoon has sensors to measure temperature, acidity, salinity, and viscosity. You can upload the recorded data to any computer for further processing. The information can be used to advise users what their next step should be; for example, it tells the user if there is not enough salt in the brine prepared to make pickles.
From Ten Strangest Gadgets of the Future.