May 11 2011

Quora: Steggy vs Rex and other mind blowing facts

What is ‘the most mind blowing fact‘? This question was posted to, and received 72 answers.

The top voted answer was –

The time difference between when Tyrannosaurus and Stegosaurus lived is greater than the time difference between Tyrannosaurus and now.

That means that this scenario:


Is less likely (temporally speaking) than this scenario:


Quora is an online ‘knowledge market’, founded last year by former employees of Facebook. It is a ‘question and answer’ site based on the social networking model. 

As a member of Quora, you can post a question on any subject to the site, or you can answer a question put by someone else. Members can also ‘vote’ on which answer to any question is the best.

You can also follow discussions in fields that interest you.

You can try out quora at

PS To save you the trouble, I checked on Wikipedia. The mind blowing fact is correct.

Stegosuarus lived 155 to 150 million years ago, whereas the relatively baby-faced Tyranosaurus lived 67 to 65.5 million years ago.

Cavemen originated in Africa around 200,000 years ago, just a blink of an eye.



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