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It's about twice as tall as Michael Jordan
In other words, 13 feet is 1.98 times the height of Michael Jordan, and the height of Michael Jordan is 0.505 times that amount.
(1963-) (professional basketball player, most famously of the Chicago Bulls)
Michael Jordan is 6 ft 6 in tall. While a sophomore in high school, Jordan was about 0.6560 feet shorter and was denied the opportunity to play on the varsity team, supposedly because his coach considered him too short.
It's about two times as long as a Full Size Bed
In other words, 13 feet is 2.1 times the length of a Full Size Bed, and the length of a Full Size Bed is 0.4808 times that amount.
(North American/Australian standard; length; mattress only)
A Full-Size mattress measures 6.250 feet from head to foot. Although most antique beds were smaller than modern beds, it was not uncommon for beds in the medieval Europe to reach 5 sq. m (49 sq. ft) for those in positions of wealth or power.
It's about two times as long as a Twin Size bed
In other words, 13 feet is 2.1 times the length of a Twin Size bed, and the length of a Twin Size bed is 0.4808 times that amount.
(North American/Australian standard; length; mattress only)
A Twin-Size mattress measures 6.250 feet from head to foot. Although most antique beds were smaller than modern beds, it was not uncommon for beds in the medieval Europe to reach 5 sq. m (49 sq. ft) for those in positions of wealth or power.
It's about half as long as a London bus
In other words, 13 feet is 0.473 times the length of a London bus, and the length of a London bus is 2.11 times that amount.
(Routemaster Double-Decker, RM standard specification)
The Routemaster Double-Decker buses, well-known as icons of London, measure 27.50 feet in length. The buses were said to be well-designed for travel in the London traffic, as they offered an open door for riders to board and exit even while the bus was moving at low speeds, and a full-time conductor to collect fares.
It's about two times as tall as a Refrigerator (Side-by-side)
In other words, 13 feet is 2.21 times the height of a Refrigerator (Side-by-side), and the height of a Refrigerator (Side-by-side) is 0.452 times that amount.
(a.k.a. Fridge, a.k.a Icebox) (for G.E. Profile model no. PSDW3YGXSS; total exterior height)
A common refrigerator model measures 5.870 feet in total exterior height. When General Electric released its first widely-marketed refrigerator — the "Monitor Top" model — in 1927, it sold over one million units.
It's about two-and-a-half times as tall as Napoleon
In other words, 13 feet is 2.3 times the height of Napoleon, and the height of Napoleon is 0.43 times that amount.
(a.k.a. Napoleon Bonaparte; a.k.a. Napoleon I, a.k.a. Napoleone di Buonaparte) (1759-1821) (French leader)
Despite his frequent characterizations as much shorter than average, Napoleon was a period-average height of approximately 5.60 feet. The mis-characterizations have been attributed to British propaganda and to the confusion between French and British units of measurements used at the time.
It's about two-and-a-half times as tall as Danny DeVito
In other words, 13 feet is 2.6 times the height of Danny DeVito, and the height of Danny DeVito is 0.38 times that amount.
(a.k.a. Daniel Michael DeVito, Jr.) (1944-) (actor)
Danny DeVito, best known for his role as Louie De Palma in the 1978-83 television series Taxi, is 4.90 feet tall. After graduating from high school, DeVito became a licensed cosmetician and it was out of interest in cosmetology that he first enrolled at the American Academy of Dramatic Arts and later began to study acting.