It's about 80 times as heavy as a Brick.
In other words, 8,000 ounces is 78 times the weight of a Brick, and the weight of a Brick is 0.013 times that amount.(Standard, traditional face brick - 1,900 cu. cm (120 cu. in))
A standard, traditional face brick weighs an average of 100 ounces. The steeple of the Church of St. Martin in Landshut, Germany is said to be the tallest brick tower in the world at a height of 130.6 m (428.5 ft) and was constructed using an estimated 650,000 bricks.
It's about 100 times as heavy as a Chihuahua.
In other words, 8,000 ounces is 101 times the weight of a Chihuahua, and the weight of a Chihuahua is 0.0099 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 150 times as heavy as a Human Brain.
In other words, 8,000 ounces is 168 times the weight of a Human Brain, and the weight of a Human Brain is 0.00595 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 250 times as heavy as a liter of Water.
In other words, 8,000 ounces is 226.78980 times the weight of a liter of Water, and the weight of a liter of Water is 0.004409369 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 one-three-hundredth as heavy as The Space Shuttle.
In other words, 8,000 ounces is 0.0032 times the weight of The Space Shuttle, and the weight of The Space Shuttle is 310 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 350 times as heavy as a Basketball.
In other words, 8,000 ounces is 363.636363640 times the weight of a Basketball, and the weight of a Basketball is 0.00275 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 one-four-hundred-fiftieth as heavy as a Blue Whale.
In other words, 8,000 ounces is 0.00217 times the weight of a Blue Whale, and the weight of a Blue Whale is 461 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.