SensibleUnits is a very simple web service hat helps you to “Convert boring units to real objects as you type!” . For instance if you type 80GB(gigabytes).It will show you following objects :
- 110 CDs.
- 9.4 DVDs (dual layer).
- 25 human genomes.
- 30 English Wikipedias (without images).
The purpose of Sensible Units is to make units of measurement understandable. It takes a quantity with a scientific unit and turns it into several quantities with sensible units, like elephants, buses,Vista and Great Walls of China. Who knew that 1cm was equivalent to 29 human female fingernail thicknesses? or 6mb is equivalent to 1.1 complete works of Shakespeare.?
If you want to actually convert a measurement into “real”(actual) units you can just switch to the Units tab.The possibilities are endless…give it a shot!
Link : Sensible Units