A study showed that people who drank 32 ounces of energy drinks in an hour had abnormal electrical activity in their hearts and higher blood pressure four hours later. About 30% of Americans ages 12 through 17 regularly consume energy drinks, linked to increased emergency room visits and death heart.org/en/news/2019/05…
The Australian Kangaroo 1 tonne gold is the largest bullion coin in the world made of 99.99% gold and weighing 1 tonne or 35,274 ounces, 80cm wide and more than 12cm deep. At today’s (May 26, 2020) gold price ($1,710.42USD) this coin is worth $‭60,343,937 USD. perthmint.com/1-tonne-gol…
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/poetr…
The cap of the Washington Monument contains 100 ounces of pure aluminum. Aluminum was one of the rarest and most valuable metals in the world – more valuable than silver – when the building was constructed in the 1850s. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Was…
Surgeons at a Dental College in India removed a "well-defined bag-like mass" from the jaw of a 7-year-old boy. It weighed 7 ounces and contained 526 teeth. It took a medical team five hours to meticulously search through and count all of them. npr.org/2019/08/02/747614…
You weigh about a tenth of an ounce less in various parts of Canada than in other parts of the world, due to the fact these parts of Canada have less gravity than the remainder of the world. cntraveler.com/stories/20…
, You lose 8 ounces of water from your body for every hour you fly That dry air saps the water from your body to the tune of about 8 ounces an hour. Which, is roughly two liters of water during a 10-hour flight (4% of your bodily water), and women can lose around 1.6 liters. lifehacker.com/how-to-kee…
Steve-O had 5 ounces of Vodka giving to him by IV watched by a registered nurse. After the skit he went out to a bar to have even more drinks. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Don…
"An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure" is an excerpt from a Benjamin Franklin PSA to Philadelphia pertaining to the use of warmingpans with lids to transport coals around a house to start fires in separate rooms. ushistory.org/franklin/ph…
Professional wrestler and actor AndrΓ© RenΓ© Roussimoff or better known as 'Andre the Giant' (the largest professional wrestler of all time) was dubbed "the greatest drunk on Earth" as he managed to drink 119 12-US-fluid-ounce (350 ml) beers (over 41 litres (72 imp pt)) in six hours! en.wikipedia.org/wiki/And…
A Starbucks hot β€œventi” latte and β€œgrande” latte each have exactly two shots of espresso. The extra dollar you’re paying for the larger size is essentially buying you 4 ounces of frothed milk. delishably.com/dining-out…
The largest movement of physical wealth in history was during WW2, Operation Fish had 186,332 gold bars and more than 8 million ounces of gold coins sent to Canada from the UK with not even one crate or treasury bill going missing. canadashistory.ca/explore…
- Singer Marvin Gaye once tried to commit suicide by taking an ounce (28g) of cocaine en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Per…
Contrary to popular belief, turkey does not contain an extraordinary amount of tryptophan. In fact, ounce per ounce, turkey only contains about two-thirds the amount of tryptophan that pumpkin seeds do. myfooddata.com/articles/h…
There is roughly as much vitamin C in one ounce of narwhal skin as there is in one ounce of oranges. mentalfloss.com/article/5…
In a regular-sized 16-ounce jar of peanut butter, the FDA will allow up to 136 insect fragments and four rodent hairs. menshealth.com/health/g19…
In 1911, Canadian prospector William Henry Wright and his brother-in-law were hunting rabbits when they stumbled upon a quartz outcrop that eventually yielded 13.5 million ounces of gold. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wil…
The largest newborn baby human weighed 23 pounds 9 ounces and was nearly 30 inches tall en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ann…
The Mouse Lemur is the smallest species of Lemur and can weigh as little as one ounce. nationalgeographic.com/an…
Today I learned, there are two different U.S. gallons (one for liquid, one for dry). Additionally, the imperial gallon is bigger than both. Conversely, the imperial fluid ounce is smaller than the U.S. fluid ounce. simple.wikipedia.org/wiki…
Kid Rock demanded ticket prices for his 2013 tour be set at $20 and beers be $4 for a 12 ounce. He also withheld at least 1000 tickets a night that could not go to ticket master. billboard.com/articles/ne…
The world is currently experiencing a vanilla shortage; 16 ounces of vanilla extract now goes for $90! seattletimes.com/pacific-…
The femur can support 30 times the weight of your body; ounce for ounce, it is stronger than steel. factretriever.com/body-fa…
According to Guinness World Records, the heaviest avocado was grown in Hawaii in 2018 and weighed 5 pounds, 8 ounces. guinnessworldrecords.com/…
Movie theater popcorn costs more per ounce than filet mignon in U.S.A. inquisitr.com/871573/movi…
Tyrian purple used to be worth it's weight in gold, and it took 250,000 snails to make one ounce of dye. history.com/news/why-is-p…
Today I learned about the Anti-Bloomberg law, which prohibits any county or city in Mississippi from passing laws to restrain portion sizes. It was passed as a response to the Bloomberg law, which limited the size of soda to 16 ounces or less. npr.org/sections/thesalt/…
The world record for eating a 72 ounce steak was obliterated by a 120lb woman in less than 3 minutes. eonline.com/news/497445/w…
Genoa airport in Italy makes one exception to the 3 ounces of liquid rule - for pesto, which goes through a special pesto scanner. npr.org/2017/06/23/534056…
Even though Kobe beef is served across the U.S, only nine businesses actually serve real Kobe cuts. The true beef goes for roughly $20-60 an ounce. Legend has it, farmers feed the divine beasts beer, play them music, and give them massages. eater.com/2015/11/9/96859…
Movie theater Popcorn costs more per ounce than Fillet Mignon, the price of Popcorn is more than 1200% higher than its production costs. inquisitr.com/871573/movi…
The Washington Monument is capped with 100 ounces (2.83kg) of aluminium as a lightning rod, but also because aluminium was a rare and valuable metal at the time - as valuable as silver. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Was…
Today I learned of Nicholas Stephen Wadle, who was born at 9:09 a.m. on 9/9/1999. At birth, he weighed 9 pounds and 9 ounces. deseretnews.com/article/7…
For those 40-years-old and older, eating two ounces of black licorice a day for at least two weeks could throw off heart rhythms. usatoday.com/story/news/n…
Oz is the English-language abbreviation for ounce because it is derived from the cognate Italian word "onza" (now spelt "oncia"), which has now fallen our of common use because of the adoption of the metric system in Italy. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Oun…
A 91 km long wire can be drawn with 1 ounce or 28 grams of Gold. enotes.com/homework-help/…
In 1879 7 ft 11 in(2.41 m) Anna Swan and 7 ft 9 in(2.36 m) Martin Bates are not only the tallest couple ever but also gave birth to the largest baby ever. At 23 pounds 9 ounces(10.7 kg) and nearly 30 inches tall(75 cm) and each of his feet were six inches(152 mm) long but he only lived 11 hours. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ann…
In 1989 Pepsi introduced Pepsi A.M. Aimed as a morning drink, it contains about 28 percent more caffeine an ounce than regular Pepsi but 77 percent less than coffee or tea. It was discontinued in 1990. pepsi.wikia.com/wiki/Peps…
There is a $100 coin that is legal U.S. tender. They weigh1 ounce and are 99.95% platinum. This is the highest face value ever to appear on a U.S. coin. usmint.gov/mint_programs/…
Ghost White Baby; A baby born without most of her blood. Hope, who was 6 pounds, 2 ounces, had a hemoglobin level of 3.8; an average baby should be between 10 and 15, according to doctors. They usually die in utero or are still born. abcnews.go.com/Health/gho…
...Small framed 120 lb Molly Schuyler smashed the world record on April 19th 2015 by eating three 72 ounce steaks, 3 shrimp cocktails, 3 baked potatoes, 3 salads & 3 bread rolls in 20 minutes. The β€˜Texas King’ is free to anyone than can eat it in an hour or less at The Big Texan, Amarillo en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The…
A jigger is a unit of measurement that is equivalent to 1.5 ounces barsandbartending.com/bar…
In Helena Montana, a woman cannot dance on a table in a saloon or bar unless she is wearing at least three pounds, two ounces of clothing. hg.org/article.asp?id=318…
Movie theater popcorn costs more per ounce than filet mignon abcnews.go.com/Entertainm…
From 1933 to 1974 it was illegal in the United States to own more than 5 troy ounces of gold bullion. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Exe…
Movie popcorn costs more per ounce than Filet Mignon inquisitr.com/871573/movi…
George Washington had 124-126 Ounces of Blood Let Before His Death. Modern Physicians think that this was the cause of his death. A normal person has 162-185 oz of blood. varsitytutors.com/earlyam…
A 16 oz pint containing 8% alcohol volume delivers 1.28 ounces of pure alcohol. This is roughly equivalent to 3.2 ounces of spirits at 80 proof (40% abc) or two good-measure shots of whiskey vodka or gin. This of course makes the beer very good value on the Buzz per Buck scale. nabca.org/sites/default/f…
Humans usually get the urge to pee when the bladder is just 1/3 full. But in zero gravity, the urge doesn't kick in till the bladder is almost completely full. When John Glenn orbited the Earth, his only urination was 27 ounces, seven ounces more than the capacity of the avg human bladder. realclearscience.com/blog…
The average person creates 1/3 ounce of dead skin each week, which is about the weight of a car key sciencefocus.com/qa/how-m…
Today I learned of Marshall Ledbetter. American photographer, psychedelics enthusiast and unconventional protester. In 1991 he broke into the Florida State Capitol building and phoned a number of odd demands. Amongst them was 1 large veggie pizza, 1 ounce of weed and 666 donuts for the cops. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mar…
Crickets have twice the amount of protein ounce for ounce than beef, and three times the amount of iron. menshealth.com/nutrition/…
The FDA allows up to nine rodent hairs in your 16-ounce box of pasta, three maggots in your 28-ounce can of tomatoes, and 136 insect fragments and four rodent hairs in a jar of peanut butter. menshealth.com/health/foo…
Restaurants often serve a fish called Escolar, disguised to be Tuna on the menu. Eating too much of this fish, more than 6 ounces, will cause explosive, oily, uncontrollable orange diarrhea. Accidents can also happen while passing gas. thekitchn.com/use-caution…
Pope Leo XIII 1810-1902 endorsed a popular wine that had 6 to 7.2 mg of cocaine per ounce. He was purported to have carried a hipflask of it with him and he awarded a gold medal to the French chemist who concocted it. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vin…
It takes 450 gallons (1700 liters) of water to make a typical 3.5-ounce (100-gram) chocolate bar. That’s about ten bathtubs of water for one bar of chocolate. voices.nationalgeographic…
A tall Starbucks coffee has about 7.6 times the caffeine of a can of Coke and more caffeine than a 12-ounce can of Red Bull. 11points.com/Food-Drink/1…
Bausch & Lomb packaged identical lenses under 4 different brands with different pricing, charging $3 to $70 per pair depending on how often the lenses would be replaced. They also repackaged lens cleaning solution (23Β’ per ounce) as eye drops, which sold for $4.49 per ounce. dash.harvard.edu/bitstrea…
On June 4, 1974, Cleveland Indians offered 12 fluid ounce (355 ml) cups of 3.2% beer for just 10 cents each, leading to a brawl in the 9th inning and cause the forfeiture of the game. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ten…
, that right now, an ounce of meth costs more than an ounce of gold. pbs.org/wgbh/pages/frontl…
Some U.S. bars and restaurants have been misleading patrons by replacing their standard 16-ounce pint glasses with nearly identical looking 14-ounce glasses online.wsj.com/article/SB…
The deepest gold mine in North America is located in Quebec, Canada. The deepest shaft of the mine reaches over 2.48 miles (4 kilometers) underground and is predicted to be able to access over 12.5 million ounces of gold. ehow.com/about_6400170_go…
Botulinum toxin (Botox) injections, the most common cosmetic operation in the US to paralyse muscles that cause wrinkles, contain the deadliest toxin known to humans. It's so poisonous that as little as 1 gram of it (0.01 ounces) can kill 8.3 million people through injection. scienceabc.com/eyeopeners…
Today I learned of the term "Tweakers Dozen." While a bakers dozen is 13, a tweakers dozen is 11(usually ounces of drugs) , with one obviously used or stolen. policemag.com/cop-slang/t…
In 1980β€”after customs found 8 ounces of cannabis in his luggageβ€”Paul McCartney sat jailed for 10 whole days before eventually being released without charges. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pau…
4 ounce sticks of butter in the U.S. are sold in different standard sizes depending on region: 4.7β€³ x 1.2β€³ sticks east of the Rockies, and 3.1β€³ Γ— 1.5β€³ blocks west of the Rockies. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/But…
Tritium, the material used to make exit signs glow is the 5th most valuable substance by weight at $30,000 per ounce. businessinsider.com/most-…
One ounce of LSD is enough to get 300,000 people high. thegooddrugsguide.com/lsd…
The FDA allows a 24-ounce container of cornmeal to have up to 13 (mostly tiny) insects, 745 insect fragments and 27 rodent hairs. washingtonpost.com/nation…
At the height of Stevie Ray Vaughan's drug and alcohol addiction, he snorted a quarter ounce of cocaine and drank a quart of whiskey a day. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ste…
Starbucks largest size used to be 12 ounces but they now go up to 31 ounces which is larger than the human stomach businessinsider.com/12-cr…
Today I learned of a fish called Escolar, often called the world's most dangerous fish because eating more than 6 ounces will cause violent, explosive, and orange diarrhea. Anal leakage can occur without notice after eating this "white tuna" or "buttery fish". odditycentral.com/foods/t…
Cans of tuna have shrunk in the United States from 7 ounces to 5 ounces (4 ounces drained)! thedailybeast.com/article…
Keith Richards, after being caught with an ounce of heroin and five grams of cocaine in canada, abandoned by his band and facing life in prison for drug trafficking, found himself alone in the studio the night before his court date, and recorded his first 5 songs ever has a solo artist. ahistoryofundergroundreco…
A 124 pound woman in Texas finished the Big Texan challenge (eating a 72 ounce steak and sides) three times in 18 minutes. youtu.be/O2XeaeSypDg
The approximate weight of the Internet in 2007 added up about 0.2 millionths of an ounce - approximately the weight of a small grain of sand. discovermagazine.com/2007…
Until 2015, getting caught with two ounces of pot in Jamaica meant spending the night in jail, large fines, and criminal record. mensjournal.com/travel/be…
Andre the Giant holds the world record for the largest number of beers consumed in a single sitting. He drank 119, 12 ounce bottles of beer in a six hour sitting. drunkard.com/10_06_andre_…
Competitive eater Molly Schuyler once ate three Big Texan 72-ounce steak dinners in 20 minutes. Each plate consisted of a 4.5lb steak, a shrimp cocktail, a baked potato, a salad, and a bread roll. She weighs 120 pounds. amarillo.com/news/local-n…
When making Greek Yogurt, 3-4 ounces of milk produces one ounce of Yogurt while the rest becomes Acid Whey. The bio waste is difficult to dump and is toxic to natural environments modernfarmer.com/2013/05/…
The Hunt brothers accumulated large amounts of silver with intention to corner the world market, causing silver bullion to rise from $11 to $50 an ounce; they were charged with manipulating the prices of silver and went bankrupt. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nel…
Gold is so ductile that one ounce can be stretched into a wire 50 miles (80 km) long. amnh.org/exhibitions/gold…
Until 2006, there was a contest for any Antarctic resident to develop scurvy. Prizes included an ounce of gold and a prostitute. bigdeadplace.org/scurvy-a…
Scientist and contemporary of Newton got an ant drunk to keep it still long enough to sketch. The ant fell down "dead drunk" after ingesting 4 ounces of Brandy. But later revived and ran off. io9.gizmodo.com/robert-ho…
Some bodybuilders believe breast milk will help them gain muscle and buy it from moms for $10/ounce ($1,280/gallon). An average mom produces around 30 ounces of milk per day. Some cancer patients drink it as well. More info in comments. abcnews.go.com/Health/bod…
Measurements Canada will 'investigate and ensures corrective action' if a Canadian bar sells a pint of beer that's less than 20 ounces ic.gc.ca/eic/site/mc-mc.n…
The largest gold nugget ever found weighed gross, over 2,520 troy ounces (78 kg; 173 lb) and returned over 2,284 troy ounces (71.0 kg; 156.6 lb) net. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gol…
It was once consensus that losing an ounce of semen was more damaging than losing 40 ounces of blood. homepage.ntlworld.com/gde…
A 1-ounce serving of Brazil nuts contains 544 micrograms of selenium, more than the toxic daily dosage (400 micrograms) livestrong.com/article/50…
There's a direct relationship between the price of a men's suit and an ounce of gold. businesswire.com/news/hom…
The "legal" American cup of coffee (used for nutritional information) actually tops off at 8.12 ounces (240 milliliters). drinks.seriouseats.com/20…
The most expensive substance known to man is antimatter, at about $62.5 trillion a gram ($1.75 quadrillion an ounce) science.nasa.gov/science-…
Upon winning the Triple Crown in 1973, Secretariat's semen had an estimated dollar value that was five-thousand times more per ounce than platinum. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sec…
Dark chocolate contains more iron per ounce than beef sirloin. ctgreenscene.typepad.com/…
When I drink a 20 ounce bottle of Coke I am drinking 1.77 shots of sugar.
The internet weighs about 1.8 Ounces, about the weight of a Average strawberry. newser.com/story/132542/w…
The average 8 ounce cup of coffee contains nearly 3 times as much caffeine as an 8.4 ounce can of Red Bull driftaway.coffee/coffee-v…
The Avoirdupois ounce is lighter than the Troy ounce, but the Avoirdupois pound is heavier than the Troy pound govmint.com/coin-authorit…
In Senoia, Georgia (filming location of "Woodbury" in The Walking Dead) each citizen is required by city law to possess at least one ounce of marijuana hilounge.com/entertainmen…

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