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Unusual objects and their measurements

Please list your best, favorite, most interesting object that could be used as a unit of measure for one of the following: area, volume, or temperature. For your answer to be useful I require the object and its measure. The ideal object is unusual but relatable at the human scale. [more inside]
posted by safetyfork on Nov 19, 2012 - 37 answers

Math is Fun

What are some ways to accurately measure the volume of very small amounts of liquid without complex equipment? [more inside]
posted by WhitenoisE on Feb 27, 2012 - 23 answers

DumbAmericanFilter

Give me some real-world benchmarks so I can understand the metric system. [more inside]
posted by l33tpolicywonk on Apr 21, 2010 - 43 answers

Are American cookbooks stupid?

Why do American cookbooks give ingredient measurements by volume and number instead of weight? [more inside]
posted by betterton on May 3, 2006 - 35 answers

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