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It's about 0.0000002 times as heavy as The Eiffel Tower
In other words, 4.960 pounds is 0.0000002230 times the weight of The Eiffel Tower, and the weight of The Eiffel Tower is 4,480,000 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 0.0000002 times as heavy as The Brooklyn Bridge
In other words, 4.960 pounds is 0.00000016890 times the weight of The Brooklyn Bridge, and the weight of The Brooklyn Bridge is 5,921,000 times that amount.
(a.k.a. New York and Brooklyn Bridge) (Manhattan and Brooklyn, New York City, New York) (total weight)
The total weight of the Brooklyn Bridge is approximately 29,370,000 pounds. In a promotional event to prove the bridge's stability shortly after it opened, entertainer P. T. Barnum led a parade of 21 elephants across it in May of 1884.
It's about 7,500,000 times as heavy as a Poppy Seed
In other words, the weight of a Poppy Seed is 0.000000130 times 4.960 pounds.
(Papaver somniferum)
Fifty percent oil by weight, a poppy seed weighs approximately 0.000000660 pounds. The true pigment of a poppy seed is brown in color, while the characteristic bluish color is an optical illusion caused by a layer of calcium oxalate crystals refracting light rays.
It's about 0.00000009 times as heavy as The Statue of Liberty
In other words, 4.960 pounds is 0.00000009130 times the weight of The Statue of Liberty, and the weight of The Statue of Liberty is 11,000,000 times that amount.
(a.k.a. Liberty Enlightening the World, a.k.a. La Liberté éclairant le monde) (total weight, including foundation)
The total weight of the Statue of Liberty, including her base is roughly 54,200,000 pounds. The statue was designed using an optical trick known as "forced perspective" to make the statue appear proportionally correct when viewed from its base and is, in actuality, disproportionately large at the top.
It's about 40,000,000 times as heavy as a Grain of Salt
In other words, 4.960 pounds is 38,500,000 times the weight of a Grain of Salt, and the weight of a Grain of Salt is 0.0000000260 times that amount.
The mass of a grain of salt is approximately 0.0000001290 pounds. Salt consumption varies widely by country; the people of the United States consume a combined total of about 6,020,000 pounds of salt each year.
It's about 0.00000002 times as heavy as The CN Tower
In other words, 4.960 pounds is 0.0000000190810 times the weight of The CN Tower, and the weight of The CN Tower is 52,408,000 times that amount.
(a.k.a. La Tour CN, a.k.a. Canadian National Tower, a.k.a. Canada's National Tower) (Toronto, Canada)
The CN Tower weighs approximately 259,950,000 pounds. The Tower is home to the world's highest glass floor — a viewing area that allows visitors to look straight down 342 m (1,120 ft) to the ground below.
It's about 0.00000001 times as heavy as The Sears Tower
In other words, 4.960 pounds is 0.000000011150 times the weight of The Sears Tower, and the weight of The Sears Tower is 89,690,000 times that amount.
(officially "Willis Tower" as of 2009) (Chicago, Illinois)
The Willis Tower weighs approximately 444,900,000 pounds. The outer wall surface of the Tower is covered with black anodized aluminum panels which would total 110,000 sq. m (28 acres) if laid out together.