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How heavy is 5,840 ounces?

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It's about one-seventieth as heavy as an Anchor of a Cruise Ship
In other words, 5,840 ounces is 0.0147 times the weight of an Anchor of a Cruise Ship, and the weight of an Anchor of a Cruise Ship is 68 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 75 times as heavy as a Chihuahua
In other words, 5,840 ounces is 73.60 times the weight of a Chihuahua, and the weight of a Chihuahua is 0.0136 times that amount.
(a.k.a. Chihuahue(o) (FCI standard)
The F&d&ration Cynologique Internationale (FCI) calls for Chihuahuas to weigh about 79.40 ounces. Relative to their body sizes, Chihuahuas have the largest brain size of any dog breed.
It's about 100 times as heavy as a Human Brain
In other words, 5,840 ounces is 123 times the weight of a Human Brain, and the weight of a Human Brain is 0.00813 times that amount.
(adult)
The average weight of an adult human brain is between 47.60 ounces. In humans and primates, sight and vision utilize about 30 different parts of the brain which together account for about half of the brain's size.
It's about 150 times as heavy as a liter of Water
In other words, 5,840 ounces is 165.55660 times the weight of a liter of Water, and the weight of a liter of Water is 0.00604023 times that amount.
(fresh; 4° C / 39.2° F; maximum density)
Contrary to popular belief, 1 liter (0.0.264172052358148 gal) of water at 4° C / 39.2° F (its point of maximum density) weighs 35.274950 ounces rather than 1 kg exactly. The total volume of water on the planet Earth is about 13,590,000,000,000,000,000 (13.59 quntillion) L (3,590,000,000,000,000,000 gallons).
It's about 250 times as heavy as a Basketball
In other words, 5,840 ounces is 265.454545450 times the weight of a Basketball, and the weight of a Basketball is 0.0037671232877 times that amount.
(NBA official ball standards, Size 7)
A regulation NBA basketball, manufactured by Spalding, is known as a Size 7 ball and weighs 22 ounces. These balls have 4,118 pebbles each with a diameter of 2.5 mm
It's about 400 times as heavy as a Football (Soccer)
In other words, 5,840 ounces is 390 times the weight of a Football (Soccer), and the weight of a Football (Soccer) is 0.0026 times that amount.
(a.k.a. Soccer, a.k.a. Association Football) (FIFA Law 2 specification)
According to FIFA's Law of the Game number 2, a football must weigh between 14 ounces and 16 ounces. An artifact on display at the Smith Art Gallery in Museum in Stirling, Scotland is said to be the world's oldest football and is about one-third to one-half the size of a modern football.
It's about 400 times as heavy as a Football (American)
In other words, 5,840 ounces is 402.75862068970 times the weight of a Football (American), and the weight of a Football (American) is 0.002482876712329 times that amount.
(a.k.a. "pigskin") (NFL standard)
Per National Football League official rules, an American football must weigh between 14 ounces and 15 ounces. Because of NFL regulations, ceremonial considerations, and backup requirements, each NFL Superbowl requires the manufacture of 144 balls exclusively for the event.