It's about 100 times as long as an Aspirin.
In other words, 27 nails is 110 times the length of an Aspirin, and the length of an Aspirin is 0.0091 times that amount.(for up & up aspirin, 325mg, regular strength tablets) (a.k.a. acetylsalicylic acid, a.k.a. ASA)
A single aspirin tablet measures 0.240 nails in diameter. One of the most common medicines in the world and a foundation of worldwide health systems, an estimated 40,000 metric tons of aspirin are consumed each year.
It's about one-one-hundredth as tall as St. Paul's Cathedral.
In other words, 27 nails is 0.00887 times the height of St. Paul's Cathedral, and the height of St. Paul's Cathedral is 113 times that amount.(London, England, United Kingdom)
St. Paul's Cathedral measures 3,040 nails to its peak. The southwest tower of the Cathedral contains the bell known as "Great Paul," which is the largest bell in Great Britain at 15,000 kg (16.5 tons), outweighing the more iconic Big Ben bell by about 3,000 kg (3 tons).
It's about one-one-hundredth as tall as The Space Needle.
In other words, 27 nails is 0.00839 times the height of The Space Needle, and the height of The Space Needle is 119 times that amount.(Seattle, Washington) (to aircraft warning beacon at peak)
Built for a 1962 World's Fair, the Space Needle stands 3,220 nails tall. With a track-and-wheel design inspired by railroad mechanics and a precisely-configured balance, the restaurant near the top of the space needle requires just a 1.5 hp motor to rotate at speeds of about 0.053 kph (0.033 mph).
It's about one-one-hundred-fiftieth as tall as The Golden Gate Bridge.
In other words, the height of The Golden Gate Bridge is 147 times 27 nails.(San Francisco, California and Marin County, California) (height above water)
The height of each tower of Golden Gate Bridge is 3,970 nails above the surface of the San Francisco Bay. One of the key designers of the bridge, Charles Ellis, had no engineering degree when he began working on the project, but would later go on to write what became a standard textbook on structural engineering, and would ultimately be forced to complete his calculations on the bridge by working without pay for five months.
It's about one-two-hundredth as long as The QE2.
In other words, 27 nails is 0.00525 times the length of The QE2, and the length of The QE2 is 190 times that amount.(a.k.a. RMS Queen Elizabeth 2) The QE2 has a total length of 5,140 nails. During its voyaging lifetime from 1969 through 2008, it travelled more than 168,000,000,000 nails, the furthest cumulative distance by any ship in modern history.
It's about one-two-hundredth as tall as The Eiffel Tower.
In other words, 27 nails is 0.00476 times the height of The Eiffel Tower, and the height of The Eiffel Tower is 210 times that amount.(a.k.a. La Tour Eiffel) (Paris, France) (to flagpole peak)
The Eiffel Tower stands 5,670 nails tall, including its flagpole. The Tower is the largest structure in Paris as most other buildings are governed by a zoning restriction limiting them to a height of 647 nails or less.
It's about one-two-hundred-fiftieth as tall as The Empire State Building.
In other words, 27 nails is 0.0040499 times the height of The Empire State Building, and the height of The Empire State Building is 246.920 times that amount.(New York City, New York) (to top of building)
The Empire State Building stands 6,666.80 nails to its architectural peak. The spire emerging from the top of the building was originally intended to be a mooring mast for blimps whose passengers could disembark onto a landing platform on the 102