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 It's about one-eighty-thousandth as heavy as an Anchor of a Cruise Ship. In other words, 5 ounces is 0.00001250 times the weight of an Anchor of a Cruise Ship, and the weight of an Anchor of a Cruise Ship is 80,000 times that amount. (for QE2 forward anchor, a.k.a. RMS Queen Elizabeth 2)Each of the forward anchors of the RMS Queen Elizabeth 2 weighs 399,000 ounces. The anchor of the QE2 now sits in front of the Holyrood Church in Southampton, England, United Kingdom, along a pedestrian tourist route known as "the QE2 mile." It's about 250,000 times as heavy as a Grain of Sugar. In other words, 5 ounces is 227,000 times the weight of a Grain of Sugar, and the weight of a Grain of Sugar is 0.000004410 times that amount. (a.k.a. white sugar, a.k.a. white refined sugar, a.k.a. table sugar, a.k.a. sucrose, a.k.a. saccharose)A grain of sugar weighs approximately 0.0000220 ounces. Sugar consumption varies widely by country; the average citizen of the United States consumes about 2,160 ounces of sugar each year. It's about 450,000 times as heavy as a Poppy Seed. In other words, the weight of a Poppy Seed is 0.00000210 times 5 ounces. (Papaver somniferum)Fifty percent oil by weight, a poppy seed weighs approximately 0.0000110 ounces. 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 one-five-hundred-thousandth as heavy as The Space Shuttle. In other words, 5 ounces is 0.00000200 times the weight of The Space Shuttle, and the weight of The Space Shuttle is 500,000 times that amount. (for Endeavour, a.k.a. OV-105, a.k.a. Orbiter Vehicle-105) (empty weight, excluding main engines)When empty, the space shuttle Endeavour weighs 2,500,000 ounces. The shuttle's spacious cargo bay carried the Chandra X-ray Observatory into orbit in 1999 — a payload that weighed 700,000 ounces. It's about one-seven-hundred-fifty-thousandth as heavy as a Blue Whale. In other words, 5 ounces is 0.000001360 times the weight of a Blue Whale, and the weight of a Blue Whale is 735,000 times that amount. (Balaenoptera musculus)Blue whales weigh between 3,690,000 ounces. The largest mammal to have ever lived, blue whales feed almost exclusively on krill — tiny invertebrates weighing about 0.0353 ounces each. It's about 0.0000009 times as heavy as a House. In other words, 5 ounces is 0.0000009090 times the weight of a House, and the weight of a House is 1,100,000 times that amount. (149 sq. m, single-level, unfurnished) A 149 sq. m (1,600 sq. ft), single-story, unfurnished house (without extensive masonry) of the type commonly found in America would weigh approximately 5,500,000 ounces, based on the weight of the included materials. In contrast, a yurt — a type of dwelling structure popular among nomadic peoples of East Asia — typically weighs less than 16,200 ounces. It's about 2,500,000 times as heavy as a Grain of Salt. In other words, 5 ounces is 2,420,000 times the weight of a Grain of Salt, and the weight of a Grain of Salt is 0.0000004130 times that amount. The mass of a grain of salt is approximately 0.000002060 ounces. Salt consumption varies widely by country; the people of the United States consume a combined total of about 96,300,000 ounces of salt each year.