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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 amount of The Letters Delivered by the Postal Service in 2010 is 5,000,000,000 megabytes
Here you'll find measurements of hundreds of people and things, including:

The amount of The Google database
The weight of a Poppy Seed
The length of The Panama Canal
The weight of a Jelly Bean
The size of The Capitol Rotunda (US)
The height of a Golf Tee
The speed of a Curveball (baseball)
The size of Oregon's Armillaria ostoyae
The size of Louisiana
The height of a Human hair, Strand of
The size of Carlsbad Caverns National Park
The speed of a Bullet (Rifle)
The weight of a Polar Bear
The speed of a Bullet (Handgun)
The size of Montana
The amount of a Page of Text
The weight of a Billiard Ball
The size of a Hot Air Balloon
The weight of a Baseball
The weight of a Kangaroo

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