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How heavy is 14 pounds?

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It's about 30,000 times as heavy as a Raindrop
In other words, the weight of a Raindrop is 0.0000300 times 14 pounds.
(a.k.a. drop, a.k.a. droplet) (average)
The weight of a raindrop depends heavily on the type of weather, but averages about 0.0004 pounds. The familiar teardrop shape of a raindrop is actually an optical illusion, caused by the reflection of the light and the motion of the drop.
It's about one-one-hundred-thousandth as heavy as Christ the Redeemer (statue)
In other words, 14 pounds is 0.00001000 times the weight of Christ the Redeemer (statue), and the weight of Christ the Redeemer (statue) is 100,000 times that amount.
(a.k.a. O Cristo Redentor, a.k.a. Christo redemptor) (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil)
Christ the Redeemer weighs 1,400,000 pounds. The statue overlooks the city of Rio de Janeiro from atop the 709.9-meter (2,329 ft) granite peak in the Tijuca Forest National Park.
It's about one-two-hundred-thousandth as heavy as a Tree (Sierra Redwood)
In other words, 14 pounds is 0.00000490 times the weight of a Tree (Sierra Redwood), and the weight of a Tree (Sierra Redwood) is 200,000 times that amount.
(a.k.a. Giant Sequoia, a.k.a. Sierran redwood, a.k.a. Wellingtonia, a.k.a. "Big Tree", Sequoiadendron giganteum)
The weight of wood in a Giant Sequoia is 2,900,000 pounds. General Sherman, a specimen in Sequoia National Park in Visalia, California, is the largest tree in the world by volume, with an estimated weight of about 4,200,000 pounds.
It's about 200,000 times as heavy as a Grain of Rice
In other words, 14 pounds is 220,000 times the weight of a Grain of Rice, and the weight of a Grain of Rice is 0.00000450 times that amount.
(long grain; 14% moisture content)
A single long grain of rice weighs an average of 0.0000640 pounds. A staple through most of human history, archaeological evidence indicates that the earliest rice cultivation was about 11,500 years ago.
It's about 1,500,000 times as heavy as a Grain of Sand
In other words, the weight of a Grain of Sand is 0.000000710 times 14 pounds.
(medium grain)
With tremendous variety in the size of grain and the component material, grains of sand weigh an average of 0.00000970 pounds. In 2007, a team of seven in Myrtle Beach created the world's tallest sandcastle, which measured 15.10 m (49.55 ft) in height.
It's about 0.0000007 times as heavy as The Eiffel Tower
In other words, 14 pounds is 0.0000006290 times the weight of The Eiffel Tower, and the weight of The Eiffel Tower is 1,590,000 times that amount.
(a.k.a. La Tour Eiffel) (Paris, France) (total weight)
The Eiffel Tower weighs approximately 22,300,000 pounds. Architected to be quickly assembled, the Tower contains only 930 cu. meters of solid material.
It's about 1,500,000 times as heavy as a Sesame Seed
In other words, 14 pounds is 1,740,000 times the weight of a Sesame Seed, and the weight of a Sesame Seed is 0.0000005750 times that amount.
(Sesamum indicum)
A sesame seed weighs approximately 0.000008020 pounds. The McDonald's Big Mac sandwich, which is well-known for its sesame seed top bun, accounts for the consumption of an estimated 4,430 pounds of sesame seeds each day.