In 1978 Tim Allen was arrested after he was caught drug trafficking with over 650 grams of cocaine. He provided the names of other dealers in exchange for a sentence of 3 - 7 years than a possible life imprisonment, serving two years and four months in a Federal prison.โ€ฆ
Since 1994, possession of 1 gram of cocaine has been legal for personal use in Colombia. Sale remains illegal, but personal production or gifts of cocaine are permitted.โ€ฆ
Rosemary is poisonous in large quantities. Rosemary is up to 0.5% camphor by weight; 400 grams of rosemary contains up to 2 grams of camphor, which is enough to cause serious toxicity.โ€ฆ
A Russian cat was used by prisoners to sneak drugs into their penal colony near Moscow. The cat allegedly had 5.79 grams of hashish & 1.56 grams of amphetamine under its collar. Defense/prosecution lawyers each wanted the cat to support their case but it escaped from its kennel before trial.โ€ฆ
Musician Gram Parsons wanted his body cremated and scattered at Joshua Tree, but his family arranged for him to be buried in Louisiana for financial reasons. His friends, drunk and assisted by an unwitting police officer, stole his body from the airport and burned the casket themselves.โ€ฆ
The World's heaviest strawberry came in at 250 gramsโ€ฆ
The amount of sugar in soft drinks vary a lot from country to country: for example in Thailand a small bottle of Sprite contains 47 grams of sugar whereas in Austria it's just 19โ€ฆ
The record-low temperature ever recorded was produced in a two-gram piece of rhodium metal, which was cooled to 100 pK, or 0.000 000 000 1 degrees above the absolute zero.โ€ฆ
A 9,000-meter strand of silk weighs about one gram.โ€ฆ
The kilogram, despite having a prefix, is the base unit in the SI system as opposed to the gram.โ€ฆ
1 gram of Polonium-210 could kill 50,000,000 people, while giving another 50,000,000 severe radiation sickness.
For every gram of TNT that explodes, by definition exactly 1 food calorie of energy is releasedโ€ฆ
Each US banknote weighs 1 gram, no matter the denomination, so because there are 454 grams in a pound, there are always 454 bills in every pound of currency.โ€ฆ
A large milkshake at Burger King contains 199 gram sugar, more than 6 times the recommended daily intake. It contains 1240 calories, half of the recommended daily calorie intakeโ€ฆ
1 US dollar in dimes weighs the same as 1 dollar in quarters (22.68 grams)โ€ฆ
Olympic gold medals haven't actually been made of solid gold since 1912. The material of an Olympic gold medal is actually 92.5% silver, plated with only 6 grams of gold.โ€ฆ
In the US, vodka can be treated with up to two grams per liter of sugar and up to one gram per liter of citric acid during the manufacturing process. Adding sugar can boost the sweetness of the vodka while adding citric acid can boost the acidity of the vodka.โ€ฆ
In 2016, a 14-year-old male masturbated with an entire 60-gram tube of BENGAYยฎ and got salicylate poisoning as the product contains methylsalicylate (which is broken down to salicylic acid in the body) and scrotal skin can absorb certain substances up to 40 times better than other skin regionsโ€ฆ
Coca-Cola Plus in Japan has five grams of indigestible dextrin, a source of dietary fiber that is known to work as a laxative. The Coca-Cola company advertises that it suppresses fat absorption from your meal.
Today I learned about the Bee Hummingbird, the worlds smallest bird. At the biggest it's 5.5 cm and has an average weight of only 1.95 grams.
One gram of activated carbon has a surface area in excess of 3,000 m2 (32,000 sq ft)โ€ฆ
The weight of the entire internet is calculated to be around 50 gramsโ€ฆ
When King George V was near death in 1936, his doctor injected him with, "750mg of morphine and a gram of cocaine โ€“ enough to kill him twice over โ€“ in order to ease [his] suffering, and to have him expire in time for the printing presses of the Times, which rolled at midnight."โ€ฆ
Despite having a weight of 1100 pounds, an adult colossal squid only needs to consume about 30 grams of prey per day, due to an extremely slow metabolism.โ€ฆ
100 grams of red ants provide 14 grams of protein (more than eggs), almost 48 grams of calcium, and a nice hit of iron, among other nutrients. All that for 100 calories.โ€ฆ
Coca-Cola was sued by a consumer protection agency for misleading health claims regarding VitaminWater, which contains 33 grams of sugar per bottle. Coca-Cola's defense was that "no consumer could reasonably be misled into thinking VitaminWater was a healthy beverage.โ€โ€ฆ
In 1965 South Africa gave Israel 100 tonnes of uranium in exchange for just 30 grams of tritiumโ€ฆ
A large Big Mac meal at McDonalds contains 95 grams of sugar.โ€ฆ
Today I learned of "Artist's Shit", an artwork that consists of 90 tin cans, each reportedly filled with 30 grams of the artist's feces. The cans are steel, and cannot be x-rayed or scanned to determine the contents, and opening a can would cause it to lose its value; thus, the true contents are unknownโ€ฆ
If you weighed 100 pounds at the north pole on a spring scale, at the equator you would weigh 99.65 pounds, or 5.5 ounces less. Your mass, in grams, would stay the same because 'grams' is a measure of the resistance of a body to being moved and has nothing to do with acceleration or gravity.โ€ฆ
Walt Disney's First Business venture was a Studio called "Laugh-O-Gram Studio" based out of Kansas City, MO and it went Bankrupt in less than three yearsโ€ฆ
Vitaminwater is basically sugar-water, to which about a penny's worth of synthetic vitamins have been added. A bottle of vitaminwater contains 33 grams of sugar, making it more akin to a soft drink than to a healthy beverageโ€ฆ
1 cup (3.5 oz / 100 grams) of raw elderberries contain 3 milligrams of Cyanide - this is 3% of the estimated fatal dose for a 130 pound (60 kg) person. Yet the raw berries are made into syrup and gummies to treat flu and cold symptoms. Theoretically - 7.3 pounds (3,3 kg) can kill you.โ€ฆ
On October 2, 1978, Tim Allen was arrested in the Kalamazoo/Battle Creek International Airport for possession of over 650 grams (1.43 lb) of cocaine. He pleaded guilty to felony drug trafficking charges and provided the names of other dealers in exchange for a sentence of three to seven years.โ€ฆ
An 8oz cup of coffee can contain between 1.1-1.8 grams of soluble fiberโ€ฆ
Today I learned of Baby Saybie, smallest surviving baby in the world, born at 23 w 3 d and only 245 grams (8.6 oz)
A USA nickel coin, value 5 cents, weighs exactly 5.000 gramsโ€ฆ
Resiniferatoxin is ~1,000 times hotter than pure capsaicin with a score of 16 billion scoville heat units. One millionth of a gram is enough to cause intense burning and 1.672 grams is enough to kill.โ€ฆ
Nutmeg is poisonous if you consume more than 5 grams (1 teaspoon) of at once. It can cause symptoms like headache, nausea, and hallucination.โ€ฆ
After his death, musician Gram Parson's friends stole his body and tried to cremate it in Joshua Tree National Park. They were only fined $750 for stealing the coffin because stealing a corpse was not a crime. They left his charred remains behind.โ€ฆ
Johnny Knoxville starred in a 2003 movie about Gram Parsonsโ€™ death and how his manager stole his corpse and took it to Joshua Tree to be burned and the movie is called Gram Theft Parsonsโ€ฆ
Despite being the fourth smallest, Earth is the most dense planet in the solar system at 5.514 grams per cubic centimeter. Jupiter is 1.326 and Saturn is only 0.687. Average density of the Sun is only 1.408.โ€ฆ
According to a 2011 study published in the International Journal of Impotence Research, eating 100 grams of pistachios at lunch every day for three weeks led to increased blood flow to โ€œthe problem area,โ€ leading to a significant decrease in erectile dysfunction.โ€ฆ
The worlds smallest mammal is the bumblebee bat, weighing an average of 2 grams.โ€ฆ
1 gram of dna can store 215 Petabytesโ€ฆ
Antihydrogen is the most expensive substance to produce on Earth. In 1999, NASA gave an estimate cost of $62.5 trillion per a single gram of antihydrogen, which becomes $94 trillion considering inflation nowadays. This amount of money is higher than GDPs of China, India and USA combined.โ€ฆ
King George V of England was euthanized with a 'speedball' - โ€‹an injection of 3โ„4 gram of morphine followed by 1 gram of cocaineโ€ฆ
Our oceans hold some 20 million pounds of gold suspended in normal seawater. As the NOAA puts it, โ€œEach liter of seawater contains, on average, about 13 billionths of a gram of gold.โ€โ€ฆ
Walt Disney's Laugh-O-Gram Studio went bankrupt in 1923 so he moved to Los Angeles and founded the Disney Brothers Cartoon Studio in Hollywood, California with his brother, Royโ€ฆ
Between 2007-2014, U.S. consumers wasted nearly 150K tons of food per day - nearly a pound (422 grams) of food per person each day. While most people want to eat better, eating more fruit and vegetables, the study found that higher quality diets were associated with higher levels of food waste.โ€ฆ

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