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It's about 35,000,000 times as heavy as a Jelly Bean.
In other words, the weight of a Jelly Bean is 0.00000003 times 895 firkins.
(for Jelly Belly beans; approximate)
Made of sugar, corn syrup, and pectin, a single jelly bean weighs about 0.000028 firkins. President Ronald Reagan cited jelly beans as his favorite candy and 78 firkins of the candies were served at his first inauguration in 1981.
It's about 45,000,000 times as heavy as a Nail.
In other words, the weight of a Nail is 0.000000022 times 895 firkins.
(for 15-gauge, 2-inch, finishing nails)
A two-inch finishing nail weighs 0.000019 firkins. Nails have been in use for more than 5,400 years and were ven used as a medium of exchange in ancient times.
It's about 200,000,000 times as heavy as a Raindrop.
In other words, the weight of a Raindrop is 0.000000005 times 895 firkins.
(a.k.a. drop, a.k.a. droplet) (average)
The weight of a raindrop depends heavily on the type of weather, but averages about 0.000005 firkins. The familiar teardrop shape of a raindrop is actually an optical illusion, caused by the reflection of the light and the motion of the drop.
It's about 1,500,000,000 times as heavy as a Grain of Rice.
In other words, the weight of a Grain of Rice is 0.00000000077 times 895 firkins.
(long grain; 14% moisture content)
A single long grain of rice weighs an average of 0.00000071 firkins. A staple through most of human history, archaeological evidence indicates that the earliest rice cultivation was about 11,500 years ago.
It's about 8,500,000,000 times as heavy as a Grain of Sand.
In other words, the weight of a Grain of Sand is 0.00000000012 times 895 firkins.
(medium grain)
With tremendous variety in the size of grain and the component material, grains of sand weigh an average of 0.00000011 firkins. In 2007, a team of seven in Myrtle Beach created the world's tallest sandcastle, which measured 15.10 m (49.55 ft) in height.
It's about 10,000,000,000 times as heavy as a Sesame Seed.
In other words, the weight of a Sesame Seed is 0.0000000001 times 895 firkins.
(Sesamum indicum)
A sesame seed weighs approximately 0.0000000892 firkins. The McDonald's Big Mac sandwich, which is well-known for its sesame seed top bun, accounts for the consumption of an estimated 49.2 firkins of sesame seeds each day.
It's about 60,000,000,000 times as heavy as a Grain of Sugar.
In other words, 895 firkins is 58,500,000,000 times the weight of a Grain of Sugar, and the weight of a Grain of Sugar is 0.0000000000171 times that amount.
(a.k.a. white sugar, a.k.a. white refined sugar, a.k.a. table sugar, a.k.a. sucrose, a.k.a. saccharose)
A grain of sugar weighs approximately 0.0000000153 firkins. Sugar consumption varies widely by country; the average citizen of the United States consumes about 1.5 firkins of sugar each year.