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It's about 200 times the number of Sesame Seeds on a Big Mac bun.
In other words, 68,000 is 190 times the count of Sesame Seeds on a Big Mac bun, and the count of Sesame Seeds on a Big Mac bun is 0.0053 times that amount.
(McDonald's sandwich; approximate figures)
Each McDonald's Big Mac crown bun contains about 350 sesame seeds. McDonald's serves about 1.57 million Big Macs to its customers each day.
It's about 200 times the number of Vertebrae in a Snake's Body.
In other words, the count of Vertebrae in a Snake's Body is 0.005 times 68,000.
(Serpentes) (Approximate)
Most snakes have 300 or more vertebrae, sometimes as many as 400. There are over 3,400 distinct species of snakes in the world.
It's about 200 times the number of Manned Flights to Space.
In other words, 68,000 is 218 times the count of a Manned Flights to Space, and the count of a Manned Flights to Space is 0.00459 times that amount.
(2016 figures) (flights with at least 80km altitude; US, Russia, the Soviet Union, and China)
Since the flight of the Vostok 1 in April, 1961, there have been a total of 312 manned spaceflights under the American, Russian, Soviet, and Chinese space programs. Furthermore, the space programs of the US, Russia, the Soviet Union, France, Argentina, and Iran have launched a total 32 monkeys (specifically rhesus, cynomolgus, and squirrel monkeys, macaques, chimpanzees) into space.
It's about 200 times the number of Beatles Songs.
In other words, 68,000 is 220 times the count of Beatles Songs, and the count of Beatles Songs is 0.00455 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 250 times the number of Professional Baseball Teams in the United States.
In other words, 68,000 is 246 times the count of Professional Baseball Teams in the United States, and the count of Professional Baseball Teams in the United States is 0.00407 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 250 times the number of Words in the Gettysburg Address.
In other words, the count of Words in the Gettysburg Address is 0.004 times 68,000.
(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-two-hundred-fiftieth the number of VIsitors to Walt Disney World Each Year.
In other words, 68,000 is 0.0036583 times the count of VIsitors to Walt Disney World Each Year, and the count of VIsitors to Walt Disney World Each Year is 273.35 times that amount.
(a.k.a. Walk Disney World Resort, a.k.a. Walt Disney World, a.k.a. WDW) (Lake Buena Vista and Bay Lake, Florida) (2013 figures) (for The Magic Kingdom; approximate; annual attendance totals)
Each year, Walt Disney World, Florida attracts 18,588,000 visitors. Disney World employees over 70,000 people and is the largest single-site employer in the United States.