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. telegraph.co.uk/news/2019โ€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 intake burgerking.co.nz/pdfs/nutโ€ฆ
One gram of activated carbon has a surface area in excess of 3,000 m2 (32,000 sq ft) en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Actโ€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 regions ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/artiโ€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 years en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lauโ€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. image.gsfc.nasa.gov/poetrโ€ฆ
A calorie is the amount of heat needed to raise the temperature of one gram of water by one degree Celsius. verywellfit.com/what-is-aโ€ฆ
The weight of the entire internet is calculated to be around 50 grams oldnewsclub.com/how-heavyโ€ฆ
A large Big Mac meal at McDonalds contains 95 grams of sugar. researchgate.net/figure/Fโ€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. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Colโ€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 unknown en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Artโ€ฆ
An 8oz cup of coffee can contain between 1.1-1.8 grams of soluble fiber scientificamerican.com/arโ€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." theguardian.com/uk-news/2โ€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. nationalgeographic.com/neโ€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. pedia10.com/health/nutritโ€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) youtu.be/794okxjlgeg
In 1965 South Africa gave Israel 100 tonnes of uranium in exchange for just 30 grams of tritium telesurenglish.net/opinioโ€ฆ
A USA nickel coin, value 5 cents, weighs exactly 5.000 grams usmint.gov/learn/coin-andโ€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. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Resโ€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 Parsons en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Graโ€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. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Timโ€ฆ
The worlds smallest mammal is the bumblebee bat, weighing an average of 2 grams. youtube.com/watch?v=jm841โ€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. toxnet.nlm.nih.gov/cgi-biโ€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. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Graโ€ฆ
1 gram of dna can store 215 Petabytes sciencemag.org/news/2017/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€ huffingtonpost.com/entry/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, Roy history.com/this-day-in-hโ€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. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Earโ€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 beverage gawker.com/5607119/hello-โ€ฆ
"[H]ow much dust enters the atmosphere each year is unclear--projections range from" 200 Tg to 5000 Tg a year; a teragram, Tg, is one trillion grams. "Scientists estimate that, on average, about 20 Tg of dust are suspended in the atmosphere at any given time, but seasonal variability is common." nesdis.noaa.gov/content/dโ€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. phys.org/news/2018-04-peoโ€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. telegraph.co.uk/business/โ€ฆ
, The weight of the Olympic Gold Medal has increased from 47 grams in 1896 to 586 grams in 2018 en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Olyโ€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€ atlasobscura.com/articlesโ€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. ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/m/pubmedโ€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 cocaine nytimes.com/1986/11/28/woโ€ฆ
The British 1c Magenta Stamp from 1856 sold at auction for $9.5million (inc buyer's premium). Weighing at 0.04grams, it is the most expensive item ever sold by weight, translating to approximately $237.5million per gram sothebys.com/en/auctions/โ€ฆ
Snail eggs are sometimes eaten as escargot caviar. A single snail lays four grams of eggs a year, compared to fish used for caviar that produce up to 18kg of roe per year. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Snaโ€ฆ
Due to its high degree of microporosity, one gram of activated carbon has a surface area in excess of 3,000 m^2 (32,000 sq ft) as determined by gas adsorption. wikipedia.org/wiki/Activaโ€ฆ
The core for Fatman, the implosion device dropped on Nagazaki, weighed around 14 lbs. (6 kg). Only about 2 lbs. (1kg) underwent a fission reaction, and only 0.0333 oz. (1 gram) got converted to explosive energy and was equal to 21,000 kg. More in the comments. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fatโ€ฆ
The definition of grams and kilograms have been flipped; the kilogram is the SI unit of mass, and the gram is defined as 1/1000th of a kilogram. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Graโ€ฆ
At the height of his consumption, Dennis Hopper was doing three grams of cocaine a day, drinking 28 beers and a half gallon of rum โ€” plus another fifth of rum in case he ran out. the-talks.com/interview/dโ€ฆ
When your body stores glycogen, it does so by binding it to water molecules at a ratio of 1 gram of glycogen to 3 to 4 grams of water. When you add in the water retained because of eating too many carbs in salt-filled snacks, you can gain several pounds in what is mostly water weight overnight. livestrong.com/article/30โ€ฆ
The value of anti-matter is $65 Trillion per gram. businessinsider.com/9-subโ€ฆ
A woman was arrested for possession and delivery of 31.5 grams of cocaine, 126 grams of high-grade marijuana, 29 tablets of Ecstasy, an undisclosed amount of methamphetamine and 60 hits of LSD. She is also the 19-year-old daughter of a United States DEA Special Agent. deathandtaxesmag.com/2716โ€ฆ
Only 0.6 grams (0.021 oz) of uranium in the atomic bomb dropped on Hiroshima was transformed into energy (i.e 0.6 grams of matter caused such an explosion). en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Litโ€ฆ
A calorie is the energy needed to raise the temperature of 1 gram of water by 1 ยฐC. This is also known as a small calorie. What we actually call a calorie when it comes to food is called a Kilo-calorie, which is 1,000 small calories. theryanbasham.com/
1 Gram of Antimatter costs approximately 62 trillion dollars. science.nasa.gov/science-โ€ฆ
Today I learned of tritium, a rare and radioactive isotope of hydrogen made up of 1 proton and 2 neutrons. It is mainly used in nuclear weapons and nuclear fussion. In 2000, its cost was approximately US$30,000 per gram. fire.pppl.gov/fesac_dp_tsโ€ฆ
Bananas are not actually rich in potassium. 100 grams of banana contains only 8% of the recommended daily potassium intake. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Banโ€ฆ
According to top addiction experts, "Giving your child a smartphone is like giving them a gram of cocaine". independent.co.uk/news/edโ€ฆ
China has one of the lowest rates of cheese consumption in the world. On average, a Chinese citizen consumes only ~50 grams of cheese annually, or less than 0.2% of the same amount a Frenchman eats in the same period. foodnavigator-asia.com/Arโ€ฆ
Today I learned of Irvin Rosenfeld. Irvin smokes medical marijuana grown at Ole Miss at the rate of 10-12 joints a day. He is one of four surviving members of Patients Out of Time, smoking 300/mo for/12* 34 yrs. At 1 gram/joint, that's almost 275 pounds of weed smoked. irvinrosenfeld.com/
By eating cooked eggs you absorb more protein than raw eggs. "raw egg would only provide 3 grams of digestible protein. Compared to eating a whole cooked egg, which contains almost 6 grams of protein." eggnutritioncenter.org/blโ€ฆ
Today I learned about the Norwegian Butter Crisis in 2011, where there was so little butter a single 250 gram pack could go for $50, and people were arrested for smuggling it into the country. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Norโ€ฆ
Dubai held a weight loss competition where they gave out 1 gram of gold for every kilogram lost by the participants time.com/3051380/dubai-goโ€ฆ
1 gram of activated charcoal has approximately 1,000 square meters of surface area. sciencedirect.com/topics/โ€ฆ
Thereโ€™s about a tenth of a gram of poop in the average pair of underwear rd.com/home/cleaning-orgaโ€ฆ
A 91 km long wire can be drawn with 1 ounce or 28 grams of Gold. enotes.com/homework-help/โ€ฆ
During the mid-1990s, due to stress from acting and promotion of his films, Jean-Claude Van Damme developed a cocaine addiction. He spent up to $10,000 a week, and snorted up to 10 grams per day by 1996. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jeaโ€ฆ
A polar bears liver contains so much Vitamin A (between 24,000 and 35,000 International units per gram) that upon consumption, it can cause hypervitaminosis A, which in turn can lead to death by excessive skin loss. animals.howstuffworks.comโ€ฆ
A Kindle loaded with e-books is 10^-18 grams heavier than an empty one geek.com/gadgets/a-kindleโ€ฆ
Us food regulations allows up to 325 cockroach fragments per 10 grams of certain spices cbsnews.com/pictures/11-rโ€ฆ
You need 10^94 books to print all the zeros of a googolplex (1 followed by 10^100 zeroes) and if each book had a mass of 100 grams, all of them would have a total mass of 10^93 kilograms. In comparison, thats more of the mass of the Milkey Way Galaxy. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gooโ€ฆ
The Dubai Government launched a scheme encouraging healthy living by offering a gram of gold for every kilo of weight lost. npr.org/sections/health-sโ€ฆ
A new British law means that kids under the age of 16 will now be able to buy chocolates filled with liquor. One source claims that 450 grams of liquor chocolate equalled one bottle of wine vice.com/en_ca/article/4wโ€ฆ
Your body produces on avg each day: 10 grams of salt, 40 grams of grease/sebum, and 10 grams of skin cells/flakes, equivalent to 2 billion skin cells. Most of that winds up on your clothes and sheets, so each 8-pound load of laundry contains 53 grams of grimeโ€”about the size of a candy bar rd.com/home/cleaning-orgaโ€ฆ
Joeyโ€™s are born at a very immature stage when it is only about 2 cm long and weighs less than a gram. Immediately after birth it crawls up the mother's body and enters the pouch. The baby attaches its mouth to one of four teats, which then enlarges to hold the young animal in place. earthtouchnews.com/naturaโ€ฆ
Humans are unlikely to sink entirely into quicksand due to the higher density of the fluid: quicksand has a density of about 2 grams per milliliter, while human density is only about 1 gram per milliliter. A human would descend about up to their waist, but no further. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Quiโ€ฆ
Dubai has a weight-loss contest called 'Your Child in Gold' where individual participants win one gram of gold for every one kilogram (~2.2lbs) lost, and double reward for families. The contest is aimed at combating early obesity and raise awareness on the disease. gulfnews.com/news/gulf/uaโ€ฆ
In 1907 Duncan MacDougall tried to prove souls had physical weight by measuring the weight of 6 people at the moment of their death, he claimed it came in at 21 grams. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/21_โ€ฆ
The government of dubai pays it's citizens 2 grams of gold for every Kg of weight they lose. time.com/3051380/dubai-goโ€ฆ
Today I learned of Antihydrogen, a material valued at 90 trillion dollars per gram, making it the most expensive material in the world. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Antโ€ฆ
DNA from dirt. Scientists can determine which ancient animals and plants existed in an area by extracting DNA from as little as 2 grams of sediment. youtube.com/watch?v=_9Kd_โ€ฆ
A fully loaded Kindle weighs 10^-18 grams more than an empty one geek.com/gadgets/a-kindleโ€ฆ
The 21 grams experiment was a 1907 attempt by Duncan MacDougall to weigh the soul. His subjects had conditions that caused severe exhaustion so that they would not move while being measured as they were put on an industrial scale while still in bed just as soon as they seemed close to death. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/21_โ€ฆ
Stephen Kingโ€™s drug and alcohol addiction was so bad that he can barely remember writing Cujo. King's family staged an intervention, showing him evidence taken from his office including beer cans, cigarette butts, grams of cocaine, Xanax, Valium, NyQuil, dextromethorphan and marijuana. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Steโ€ฆ
In 1987, a small 93 gram radioactive device was stolen from an abandonded hospital in Brazil. After being passed around, 4 people died, 112.000 people had to be examined and several houses had to be destroyed. It is considered one of the worst nuclear disasters ever. toxipedia.org/pages/viewpโ€ฆ
One gram of antimatter would have a greater explosive power than both nuclear bombs dropped on Japan combined, but would take the Cern Supercollider around 100 Billion years to create youtu.be/KGQTkWJ5mU4
Today I learned of Resiniferatoxin, a capsinoid found in Moroccan spurges. It has a heat score of 16 billion Scoville units, which is 1000x hotter than pure capsaicin. It causes chemical burns in microscopic amounts, and ingesting 10 grams is estimated to be fatal for humans. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Resโ€ฆ
A Starbucks white hot chocolate has 78 grams of sugar (2 cans of soda), and over 500 calories, more than a McDonald's BigMac isitunhealthy.com/be-careโ€ฆ
In ancient Rome 1 pound of Tyrian purple dye cost 3 pounds of gold because it took 10,000 shellfish to produce 1 gram of it. ancient.eu/Tyrian_Purple/
One of the most lethal toxins on earth is Botulinum. One gram of it could kill more than a million people. The toxin is also used commercially in cosmetics to reduce wrinkles and appear younger (Botox) en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Botโ€ฆ
In 2016, inspired by an ancient toy called a whirligig, Manu Prakash developed the Paperfuge. The hand-powered centrifuge made of paper, string, and plastic weighs about 2 grams, costs less than a quarter to make, and can spin biological samples in circles at an astonishing 125,000 rpm. wired.com/2017/01/paperfuโ€ฆ
Astatine is the rarest naturally occurring element. It is estimated there is no more than one gram in the Earth's crust at any given time. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Astโ€ฆ
A kilo of LSD has a street value of roughly 120 million USD, while a kilo of cocaine can fetch around $100-150,000 when sold by the gram. evilmadscientist.com/2008โ€ฆ
789 grams of 2,700-year-old marijuana were found in a Chinese tomb in 2008. foxnews.com/story/2008/12โ€ฆ
It takes roughly 150 flowers to yield 1 gram (0.035 oz) of dry saffron threads. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Safโ€ฆ
The average daily shit in Uganda weighs 470 grams (1.03617 Pounds) Around 100 grams in US, and 311 in India gastrojournal.org/articleโ€ฆ
Botulinum toxin (Botox) H is the world's most poisonous substance. 1 gram of the protein would be capable of killing over 14,000,000 individuals weighing 70kg, making Botox 1,520,000 times more toxic than cyanide. bbc.com/news/magazine-245โ€ฆ
The doctor who performed the "study" purported to show the soul weighs 21 grams removed all data that did not support his hypothesis. In fact, only 1 cadaver supposedly lost weight. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dunโ€ฆ
There is actually about 64% more hydrogen in a liter of gasoline (116 grams hydrogen) than there is in a liter of pure liquid hydrogen. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hydโ€ฆ
The FDA allows 30 insect fragments per 100 grams of peanut butter. Although this may seem really freaky, it's actually quite safe, as no health hazards are posed. alphaecological.com/blog/โ€ฆ
The Cheesecake Factory's Bistro Shrimp Pasta has 3,120 calories and 89 grams of saturated fat and 1,090 milligrams of sodium. This is 150% of the daily recommended caloric intake for the average adult, in one meal. reuters.com/article/2013/โ€ฆ
Bananas have a surprisingly high sugar contentโ€”Among the highest per serving of any fruitโ€”17 grams of sugar per medium banana. fooducate.com/app#!page=pโ€ฆ
In 2003, during a case involving stolen lunar samples,a federal court set the value of the moon rocks at $50,800 per gram based on how much it cost the U.S. government to retrieve the samples between 1969 and 1972. collectspace.com/news/newโ€ฆ
The reason very few countries have purple on their flag was because purple was very expensive to create before 1900. It took 10 000 of a particular Mediterranean snail to create one gram of purple dye. mentalfloss.com/article/5โ€ฆ
King George V's death was actually the result of euthanasia; after a brief illness, his personal physician administered a shot of a gram of cocaine and a 3/4 gram of morphine, resulting in his death. This was done in part for the news to make the morning papers as opposed to the evening edition. nytimes.com/1986/11/28/woโ€ฆ
The founders of the Warner Brothers and MGM animation divisions (Hugh Harman and Rudolf Ising) and the man responsible for creating several Looney Tunes characters (Friz Freling) all used to work at Laugh-O-Gram Studios, a company created by Hugh Harman's brother (Fred Harman) and Walt Disney. info.umkc.edu/specialcollโ€ฆ
Highly porous charcoals, used to filter water, have a surface area of 300-2,000 square meters per gram science.howstuffworks.comโ€ฆ

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