Pressure Sensitive Stovetop That Shuts Off When Nothing is Cooking — (Idea 76 of 365)

We nearly started two house fires in the past month when someone knocked one of the electric stovetop knobs into the ON position inadvertently. One time it set a nearby bag of chips on fire.

This new stovetop would sense when no pan or skillet was placed on top and issue a warning when the stovetop is getting hot.