It's about 50 times the number of Vertebrae in a Snake's Body.
It's about 50 times the number of Manned Flights to Space.
In other words, 16,000 is 51.3 times the count of a Manned Flights to Space, and the count of a Manned Flights to Space is 0.0195 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 50 times the number of Beatles Songs.
In other words, 16,000 is 51.8 times the count of Beatles Songs, and the count of Beatles Songs is 0.0193 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 60 times the number of Professional Baseball Teams in the United States.
In other words, 16,000 is 58 times the count of Professional Baseball Teams in the United States, and the count of Professional Baseball Teams in the United States is 0.0172 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 60 times the number of Words in the Gettysburg Address.
In other words, 16,000 is 58.8 times the count of Words in the Gettysburg Address, and the count of Words in the Gettysburg Address is 0.017 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 80 times the number of Bones in the Human Body.
In other words, 16,000 is 77.7 times the count of Bones in the Human Body, and the count of Bones in the Human Body is 0.0129 times that amount.(adult, excluding sesamoid bones and ossicles)
The adult human body contains 206 bones. A newborn's body contains more bones — 270 — with unfused bone segments in the legs, arms, head, and face.
It's about 90 times the number of John Wayne films.
In other words, 16,000 is 89.9 times the count of John Wayne films, and the count of John Wayne films is 0.0111 times that amount.(a.k.a. "Duke", a.k.a. JW, a.k.a. Marion Mitchell Morrison, a.k.a. Marion Robert Morrison, a.k.a. Duke Morrison) (films starring the actor in any size role)
Known for his distinctive voice and walk, Oscar-winning Western actor John Wayne appeared in 178 films between 1926 and 1976. He was said to have the lead role in 142 of those films.