It's about one-four-hundred-fiftieth as heavy as The Space Shuttle
In other words, the weight of The Space Shuttle is 430 times 5,840 ounces.(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 450 times as heavy as a Can of Soup
In other words, the weight of a Can of Soup is 0.0021 times 5,840 ounces.(for Campbell''s Condensed Tomato Soup, 317.9 ml)
A can of Campbell''s Tomato Soup weighs 12 ounces. Cans have been used to store soup and other foods since their invention in 1913, but a dedicated can opener was not developed until cans began to use thinner materials — prior to that time, cans were usually opened using various blunt instruments and tools.
It's about 550 times as heavy as a Human Heart
It's about one-six-hundred-fiftieth as heavy as a Blue Whale
In other words, 5,840 ounces is 0.00158 times the weight of a Blue Whale, and the weight of a Blue Whale is 633 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 800 times as heavy as a Hamster
In other words, the weight of a Hamster is 0.001 times 5,840 ounces.(for Syrian hamster, a.k.a. golden hamster, a.k.a. Mesocricetus auratus; adult)
An adult Syrian hamster has a typical weight of about 7 ounces. Known for transporting food in the pouches of their cheeks so that they can bury it later, some hamsters can store up to 900 ounces of food in their borrows.
It's about one-nine-hundred-fiftieth as heavy as a House
In other words, 5,840 ounces is 0.00106 times the weight of a House, and the weight of a House is 943 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 1,000 times as heavy as a Billiard Ball
In other words, 5,840 ounces is 1,015.6521739130 times the weight of a Billiard Ball, and the weight of a Billiard Ball is 0.00098458904109593 times that amount.(American-style, WPA specifications)
Per the World Pool-Billiard Association, a billiard ball weight must weigh between 5.50 ounces and 6 ounces. According to legend, the difficulty in obtaining elephant ivory for the manufacture of billiard balls in the 19th century inspired the search for a replacement material, which led to the development of the first industrial plastic.