How It Works

What On Earth Is It? – #20

If you think you know what it really is, or – even better – you have a hilariously silly concept of what it might be (but definitely isn’t), drop us a line and get your suggestion printed in the magazine next month.

  • ben

    A dwarf bowling ball

  • ben

    a very mouldy pea

  • ben

    an advocado pip

  • ben

    a papaya pip

  • ben

    fish poo

  • ben aldous

    a medieval shotgun bullet

  • M

    This is a fruit: Mangostano. It developes in some hot countries and some people says that has the taste of ananas, strawberries and peaches. I can confirm. Sorry if my english was bad!

  • Ezekiel

    A cannon ball on wet saran-wrap

  • Simon


  • Manface

    That would be a black pearl.

  • James Pope

    A black current

  • Mike

    doo doo

  • Hannah E.

    An olive on tin-foil!

  • Jenny

    A blackberry about to go in the oven.

  • Howard Bishop

    That is a blueberry on aluminum foil

  • Pavit


  • Bekzod

    black pearl

  • jeffrey

    this my friends is unabtainiam, it is the feces of nibblonians, on the cartoon Futurama. when used for fuel it is so powerfull that it does not move the ship but rather space itself.

    • I’ll be honest, Jeffrey, that’s exactly what I thought when I saw it!

  • This is a very rare metal from Venus or florana it’s so dense that anything around it is instantly crushed

  • its a rabbit poo balancing on a really rubbish medieveal suit of armour

  • Aarcha

    That is experiment 909 made by Dr. Jumba from “Lilo and Stitch”!

  • henry

    black pearl on a marble run?

  • Sai Mun Wan

    A sweetie ^^