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Mass of a regulation mens' shot (in the shot put athletics event) (7.26 kg) is 2.5 x Mass of a brick (2.9 kg)
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Energy of the explosion of Krakatoa (837 TJ)
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Yes, there's now a book based on these numbers. Oxford University Press: July 2018.
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