These foldable kitchen scales are brilliant. They fold up into something the size of a spice jar, but open out to 22cm in diameter. Takes up to 3kg and is accurate to 1g. The display doubles as a digital clock and a timer and the whole things needs a pair of AAA batteries. £33.95. [Via OhGizmo!]
Accurate and never in the way. Also perfect on boats, caravans and your holiday home. Or a practical letter scales for the office. Folded up hardly much bigger than a regular spice shaker. It unfolds in seconds and turns into an accurate kitchen scales that you can even set a stockpot on (up to 22cm / 8 2/3″ in diam.).