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It's about ten times the number of Escalators in the State of Wyoming.
In other words, the count of Escalators in the State of Wyoming is 0.1 times 26.
(2013 figures)
There are only two escalators in the State of Wyoming (although there are apparently plenty of elevators). It is speculated that the lack of escalators is due to the older age of the buildings and the abundance of cheap land resulting in single-story structures. At the time the last count of escalators was made, the state had a population of just 576,000 people.
It's about one-tenth the number of Words in the Gettysburg Address.
In other words, 26 is 0.0956 times the count of Words in the Gettysburg Address, and the count of Words in the Gettysburg Address is 10.5 times that amount.
(Bliss text)
Lincoln's Gettysburg Address, delivered November 19, 1863, at the postwar dedication of the Soldiers' National Cemetery in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, lasted just over two minutes and contained an estimated (the exact wording of the original speech is disputed) 272 words. Lincoln wrote five (5) drafts of the speech, which are known today by the last names of the original recipients.
It's about one-tenth the number of Professional Baseball Teams in the United States.
In other words, 26 is 0.0942 times the count of Professional Baseball Teams in the United States, and the count of Professional Baseball Teams in the United States is 10.6 times that amount.
(2016 figures) (includes Major, Minor, and Independent Leagues)
Nicknamed "America's pastime," there are 276 professional baseball teams in the United States (across all levels of play). Major League Baseball — the league with the highest level of professional play — drew more than 74 million spectators at gmes in 2013.
It's about one-tenth the number of Vertebrae in a Snake's Body.
In other words, the count of Vertebrae in a Snake's Body is 10 times 26.
(Serpentes) (Approximate)
It's about one-tenth the number of Beatles Songs.
In other words, 26 is 0.0841 times the count of Beatles Songs, and the count of Beatles Songs is 11.9 times that amount.
(a.k.a. The Beatles) (1958 thru 1996)
On a total of 58 albums, the Beatles recorded 309 songs during their performing career (with three of the songs released only on post-breakup Anthology albums after 1970). Of their catalog, a total of thirteen songs were number-one chart hits in both the US and the UK.
It's about one-tenth the number of Manned Flights to Space.
In other words, 26 is 0.0833 times the count of a Manned Flights to Space, and the count of a Manned Flights to Space is 12 times that amount.
(2016 figures) (flights with at least 80km altitude; US, Russia, the Soviet Union, and China)
It's about one-fifteenth the number of Sesame Seeds on a Big Mac bun.
In other words, the count of Sesame Seeds on a Big Mac bun is 14 times 26.
(McDonald's sandwich; approximate figures)