Bluebulb Projects presents:
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Step 1: What kind of measurement do you want to compare?
Length Icon (Ruler)
Weight (Mass) Icon (Scale)
Speed Icon (Running Man)
Time Icon (Clock)
Area Icon (Floorplan)
Volume Icon (Beaker)
Computer Data Icon (Laptop)

Click an icon above to choose a measurement type for comparison. This space will display an explanation as you move your mouse over the icons.


The Measure Of Things is a search engine for finding comparative or relative measurements of physical quantities.

Want to know how much, how long, how many, how far, how large, how tall, how high, or how heavy something is? Want to figure what weighs 5; 500; or 5,000 tons? The Measure Of Things can tell you what you need to know.

With the Measure Of Things tool, you can take a physical quantity - like 84 kilograms or 23 cubic meters - and see how it compares to a list of famous or well-known objects. For example, 84 kilograms is the weight of about 17 gallons of paint, while 23 cubic meters is about twice the volume of a cement mixer truck.

You can use the Measure Of Things to research equivalent measures for several types of quantities, including weight, length, speed, time, height, area, volume, and computer data.

Did you know?
The size of Lake Huron is 59,600,000,000 square meters
Here you'll find measurements of hundreds of people and things, including:

The speed of Michael Phelps
The size of Buckingham Palace
The height of a Mauna Loa
The length of The First spacewalk
The size of Fort Bliss
The speed of a Bull
The amount of a Magnetic Stripe Card
The size of a Gumball (packed)
The length of The Football game (American)
The size of Nauru
The speed of an Iceberg
The size of an Ostrich Egg
The size of a Football field
The length of Steel Dragon 2000
The size of Prince Edward Island
The size of The Biltmore Estate
The length of The Colorado River
The size of The United States Capitol
The amount of an Imgur's Monthly Bandwidth
The size of a Ballpoint Pen Tip

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