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It's about one-twenty-fifth the number of Bones in the Human Body.
In other words, the count of Bones in the Human Body is 25.80 times 8.
(adult, excluding sesamoid bones and ossicles)
It's about one-thirty-fifth the number of Vertebrae in a Snake's Body.
In other words, the count of Vertebrae in a Snake's Body is 30 times 8.
(Serpentes) (Approximate)
It's about one-thirty-fifth the number of Words in the Gettysburg Address.
In other words, the count of Words in the Gettysburg Address is 34 times 8.
(Bliss text)
It's about one-thirty-fifth the number of Professional Baseball Teams in the United States.
In other words, the count of Professional Baseball Teams in the United States is 34.50 times 8.
(2016 figures) (includes Major, Minor, and Independent Leagues)
It's about one-fortieth the number of Beatles Songs.
In other words, 8 is 0.0259 times the count of Beatles Songs, and the count of Beatles Songs is 38.60 times that amount.
(a.k.a. The Beatles) (1958 thru 1996)
It's about one-fortieth the number of Manned Flights to Space.
In other words, 8 is 0.0256 times the count of a Manned Flights to Space, and the count of a Manned Flights to Space is 39.10 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 one-forty-fifth the number of Sesame Seeds on a Big Mac bun.
In other words, the count of Sesame Seeds on a Big Mac bun is 43 times 8.
(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.