Are there ideas in the air?

Is it really possible that the solution to the problem you are facing already exists? Is it possible that there are solutions free floating in the air, waiting to land on the right brain at just the right geographic spot on the planet at just the right point in time? The evidence may surprise you. The historical record shows that the following life-changing inventions/discoveries were achieved by separate people working independently on separate parts of the globe at around the same time.