It's about 90 times as long as an Aspirin
In other words, 1.40 yards is 91 times the length of an Aspirin, and the length of an Aspirin is 0.011 times that amount.(for up & up aspirin, 325mg, regular strength tablets) (a.k.a. acetylsalicylic acid, a.k.a. ASA)
A single aspirin tablet measures 0.015 yards in diameter. One of the most common medicines in the world and a foundation of worldwide health systems, an estimated 40,000 metric tons of aspirin are consumed each year.
It's about one-one-hundredth as tall as The Great Pyramid of Giza
In other words, 1.40 yards is 0.0098 times the height of The Great Pyramid of Giza, and the height of The Great Pyramid of Giza is 100 times that amount.(a.k.a. Pyramid of Khufu, a.k.a. Pyramid of Cheops) (Cairo, Egypt) (estimated original height)
The Great Pyramid of Giza has an estimated original height (without loss due to erosion) of 140 yards. The Pyramid was the tallest structure in the world for almost 4,000 years — from its construction ca. 2551 BCE until it was overtaken by the Lincoln Cathedral in Lincoln, England, built in the year 1300.
It's about one-one-hundredth as tall as The Spring Temple Buddha
In other words, 1.40 yards is 0.00837 times the height of The Spring Temple Buddha, and the height of The Spring Temple Buddha is 119 times that amount.(a.k.a. 中原大佛, a.k.a. 鲁山大佛, a.k.a. 魯山大佛) (Fodushan Scenic Area, Lushan County, Henan, China) (including base)
The tallest statue in the world, the Spring Temple Buddha in Henan, China stands at 167 yards tall from its base. The Buddha is located in the 47,300,000-sq. m (11,700-acre) Fodushan Scenic Area near Mount Yao
It's about one-one-hundredth as tall as Blackpool Tower
In other words, 1.40 yards is 0.0081 times the height of Blackpool Tower, and the height of Blackpool Tower is 123 times that amount.(Blackpool, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom) (height to peak)
Blackpool Tower, part of an entertainment complex in Blackpool, Lancashire, England, measures 173 yards to its peak. Under ideal conditions, visitors to the highest accessible point of the tower can see as far as the Isle of Man — 105,000 yards to the northwest.
It's about one-one-hundred-fiftieth as long as The Seventeenth hole of Pebble Beach
In other words, the length of The Seventeenth hole of Pebble Beach is 127 times 1.40 yards.(fully Pebble Beach Golf Links) (Pebble Beach; Monterey, California) (from Blue Tee)
The seventeenth hole on Pebble Beach Golf Links is a par 3 measuring 177 yards from the blue tee. This hole was the site of professional golfer Jack Nicklaus' 1972 U.S. Open win, which included a 1-iron shot that bounced off the hole's flag and resulted in a birdie.
It's about one-one-hundred-fiftieth as tall as The Singapore Flyer (Ferris wheel)
In other words, 1.40 yards is 0.00776 times the height of The Singapore Flyer (Ferris wheel), and the height of The Singapore Flyer (Ferris wheel) is 129 times that amount.(a.k.a. 新加坡摩天观景轮, a.k.a. சிங்கப்பூர் ஃப்ளையர், a.k.a. Pelayang Singapura) (Marina Centre, Singapore)
The Singapore Flyer has a height of 180 yards. Based on recommendations from Feng Shui masters, the wheel was re-engineered to spin in the opposite direction five months after it began operating.
It's about one-one-hundred-fiftieth as tall as The Washington Monument
In other words, 1.40 yards is 0.0075619 times the height of The Washington Monument, and the height of The Washington Monument is 132.240 times that amount.(Washington, D.C.)
The Washington Monument measures 185.140 yards tall, with some discrepancy due to the fact that the Monument's base is slightly below the surrounding ground. Interrupted in its construction by the American Civil War, it was almost 36 years between groundbreaking and the completion of construction.