I think arguments that innovation has stagnated are nuts myself.
April 2012: The Mongoliad: Book One. Hugo and Nebula Award-winning authors Neal Stephenson and Greg Bear have teamed up with an ensemble of respected authors and newcomers to create the Foreworld series. The series will begin with The Mongoliad trilogy, an epic tale about the birth of Western martial arts.
Our evolutionary great-great-great-grandparent possessed electroreception, which means it was able to detect weak electric fields.
Not surprisinging because it was always possible that it could happen, but wtf how did this happen?
Monkeys can use this brain implant not only to control a virtual hand, but also to get feedback that tricks their brains into "feeling" the texture of virtual objects.