It's about 65 times as heavy as a Light Bulb
In other words, the weight of a Light Bulb is 0.015 times 4.960 pounds.(a.k.a. lamp) (for A19-size, 60w, incandescent bulb by Bulbrite; package weight)
A standard, sixty-watt light bulb weighs about 0.075 pounds. The tightly-coiled filament inside a bulb of this size would measure about 579mm if uncoiled and stretched out.
It's about one-sixty-fifth as heavy as a Panda Bear
In other words, the weight of a Panda Bear is 67 times 4.960 pounds.(a.k.a. Giant Panda, Ailuropoda melanoleuca)(Adult, male)
An adult, male Giant Panda weighs up to 330 pounds. Despite having the digestive system of a carnivore, the panda eats only bamboo and must eat up to 14 pounds of it per day to compensate for the limited energy the plant provides.
It's about one-seventy-fifth as heavy as a Reindeer
In other words, the weight of a Reindeer is 73.50 times 4.960 pounds.(for Rangifer tarandus granti, adult, bull) (a.k.a. Caribou) ()Rangifer tarandus)
An adult, male reindeer weighs between 365 pounds. Reindeer undertake a lengthy annual migration, with some herds traveling up to 5,000 km.
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It's about one-ninetieth as heavy as The Heart of a Blue Whale
It's about 95 times as heavy as a Battery (AA)
In other words, the weight of a Battery (AA) is 0.011 times 4.960 pounds.(Alkaline)
An "AA" size battery weighs 0.053 pounds. AA batteries came into common use during World War II and were given their name by the American National Standards Institute (ANSI) Committee C18 because they were smaller than the "A" size batteries which were invented first.
It's about one-one-hundredth as heavy as a cubic meter of Snow
In other words, 4.960 pounds is 0.0098 times the weight of a cubic meter of Snow, and the weight of a cubic meter of Snow is 100 times that amount.(Freshly fallen, standard conditions; measurements taken in Norway, 1965-68)
One cubic meter of freshly fallen snow under standard conditions weighs an average of 510 pounds. Assembled in 2008, the world record largest snowman was constructed of 13,000,000 pounds of snow and stood 37.21 m (122.1 ft) tall.
It's about 100 times as heavy as a Mouse
In other words, 4.960 pounds is 110 times the weight of a Mouse, and the weight of a Mouse is 0.0091 times that amount.(a.k.a. "House mouse", Mus musculus) (adult)
The weight of a mouse is typically an average of 0.046 pounds. While most mice typically live two to three years, the Methuselah Mouse Prize — an award administered by a non-profit organization which advances aging-related research — was once awarded to a team of scientists whose research resulted in a mouse living just under five years.