A 10-gallon fish tank works well with many people who live in tight spaces without a lot of extra room. An aquarium can become very heavy when full, therefore it is recommended to know the weight before filling it with water.
As an international standard which was set in 1866, oil is measured in barrels. One barrel of oil equals 42 US gallons or 159 liters.
The piano, often called the king of instruments, is one of the heaviest of all musical instruments. This is due to huge pieces of pieces of timber and a large metal plate, known as the harp, which make up the piano.
In the United States, it is known as gasoline while in Europe it is called petrol. Gasoline is a petroleum based liquid that helps power aircraft, trains, boats, cars, trucks and various types of machinery.
If you have not been to the gym recently, a barbell is a piece of equipment used mostly for bodybuilding and powerlifting. But how much does a barbell weigh? There are two types of bar, an Olympic bar which is used mainly for competition which can hold more weight. The average weight will be around…
Concrete is everywhere, and we tend to take it for granted don’t we? It is a very durable material that has many different applications. How much concrete do you think was used to build your home?
Cast iron tubs have truly stood the test of time as they have been with us since the late 1800’s when they were first invented by David Buick.
TV’s have come a long way from 1940’s when they first became very popular. By 1948 just after the second world war ended more than 1 million American homes had a TV set.
Diamonds have been around for billions of years and are known as a girl’s best friend. The international standard of weight for a diamond is given in carats.
Nothing really compares to a trip to the bowling alley. The thrill of rolling that first strike is exciting for anyone.
Although you may not notice it, cotton is all around us and part of our everyday lives. Most things we interact with contain cotton including our clothes, money, and even our cars.
Paint has been around for approximately 30,000 of years. In earlier times it was made of lime, milk, eggs, and natural pigments.
In North America, it is referred to as lumber, while in other countries it is usually called timber. 2 x 4’s are a popular cut of wood which is normally used for home and business construction.
Shoes are a surprisingly more recent invention than you might think. While sandals were worn during bible times, the shoe as we know it today wasn’t around until the 1800’s.
The widely popular Sony PlayStation 4 is an eighth-generation console released in 2013 at a cost of $399. It is a graphically superior model following on from the PlayStation 2 and PlayStation 3.
Textbooks today are becoming larger than they use to be. This is because they are containing a lot more diagrams, charts, and illustrations.
Microwave ovens have become a common feature in homes, offices, and all kinds of food-related organizations.
If there is one household item that most of us would never give up, it has to be the washing machine. Just a few days without a washing machine and you will know how difficult it is to do laundry by hand. How much does a washing machine weigh? The average household washing machine can…
The transmission in a car is responsible for transferring the of power from the engine to the wheels. That is, moving the vehicle.
One of the most iconic statues and awards in the world is The Oscar, which is instantly recognizable. But how much does an Oscar weigh? An Academy Award Oscar weighs 8.5 pounds (3.85 kg). It stands at 13.5 inches tall. Each statue is made of bronze and plated with 24 karat gold and costs around…