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 It's about 50,000,000 times as heavy as a Grain of Rice In other words, the weight of a Grain of Rice is 0.0000000210 times 999 kilograms. (conventional; US; long-, medium-, and short-gran varieties; uncooked)With great differences in variety, the average among a sampling of common short-, medium- and long-grain rices finds that a single grain weighs about 0.0000210 kilograms before cooking. A staple through most of human history, archaeological evidence indicates that the earliest rice cultivation was about 11,500 years ago. It's about 250,000,000 times as heavy as a Grain of Sand In other words, the weight of a Grain of Sand is 0.00000000430 times 999 kilograms. (medium grain)With tremendous variety in the size of grain and the component material, grains of sand weigh an average of 0.00000440 kilograms. 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 250,000,000 times as heavy as a Sesame Seed In other words, 999 kilograms is 274,000,000 times the weight of a Sesame Seed, and the weight of a Sesame Seed is 0.000000003650 times that amount. (Sesamum indicum)A sesame seed weighs approximately 0.000003640 kilograms. The McDonald's Big Mac sandwich, which is well-known for its sesame seed top bun, accounts for the consumption of an estimated 2,009.32 kg of sesame seeds each day. It's about 1,500,000,000 times as heavy as a Grain of Sugar In other words, the weight of a Grain of Sugar is 0.0000000006250 times 999 kilograms. (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 0.0000006250 kilograms. Sugar consumption varies widely by country; the average citizen of the United States consumes about 61.2 kg of sugar each year. It's about 3,500,000,000 times as heavy as a Poppy Seed In other words, the weight of a Poppy Seed is 0.000000000300 times 999 kilograms. (Papaver somniferum)Fifty percent oil by weight, a poppy seed weighs approximately 0.000000300 kilograms. The true pigment of a poppy seed is brown in color, while the characteristic bluish color is an optical illusion caused by a layer of calcium oxalate crystals refracting light rays. It's about 15,000,000,000 times as heavy as a Grain of Salt In other words, 999 kilograms is 17,100,000,000 times the weight of a Grain of Salt, and the weight of a Grain of Salt is 0.00000000005850 times that amount. The mass of a grain of salt is approximately 0.00000005850 kilograms. Salt consumption varies widely by country; the people of the United States consume a combined total of about 57,000,000 kilograms of salt each year.