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 It's about 5,500,000,000,000 times as heavy as a Grain of Rice In other words, the weight of a Grain of Rice is 0.000000000000180 times 259,950,000 pounds. (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 0.0000460 pounds 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 25,000,000,000,000 times as heavy as a Grain of Sand In other words, the weight of a Grain of Sand is 0.0000000000000370 times 259,950,000 pounds. (medium grain)With tremendous variety in the size of grain and the component material, grains of sand weigh an average of 0.00000970 pounds. 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 30,000,000,000,000 times as heavy as a Sesame Seed In other words, 259,950,000 pounds is 32,400,000,000,000 times the weight of a Sesame Seed, and the weight of a Sesame Seed is 0.00000000000003090 times that amount. (Sesamum indicum)A sesame seed weighs approximately 0.000008020 pounds. The McDonald's Big Mac sandwich, which is well-known for its sesame seed top bun, accounts for the consumption of an estimated 4,430 pounds of sesame seeds each day. It's about 200,000,000,000,000 times as heavy as a Grain of Sugar In other words, 259,950,000 pounds is 189,000,000,000,000.000000000000000000 times the weight of a Grain of Sugar, and the weight of a Grain of Sugar is 0.000000000000005290 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 0.000001380 pounds. Sugar consumption varies widely by country; the average citizen of the United States consumes about 135 pounds of sugar each year. It's about 400,000,000,000,000 times as heavy as a Poppy Seed In other words, 259,950,000 pounds is 390,000,000,000,000.00000000000000000 times the weight of a Poppy Seed, and the weight of a Poppy Seed is 0.00000000000000260 times that amount. (Papaver somniferum)Fifty percent oil by weight, a poppy seed weighs approximately 0.000000660 pounds. 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 2,000,000,000,000,000 times as heavy as a Grain of Salt In other words, 259,950,000 pounds is 2,020,000,000,000,000.0000000000000000000 times the weight of a Grain of Salt, and the weight of a Grain of Salt is 0.0000000000000004950 times that amount. The mass of a grain of salt is approximately 0.0000001290 pounds. Salt consumption varies widely by country; the people of the United States consume a combined total of about 126,000,000 pounds of salt each year.