Friday Puzzler! Where In NYC Was This Picture Taken?

Hint: Somewhere in Manhattan.


Bonus points if you know what it’s a picture of!


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  1. Hmmmm…looks like a really weird mineral sample. The Museum of Natural History? It might even be malachite! (One of my favorite minerals. ๐Ÿ˜€ )

  2. I have no clue, but it looks like hair on a statue. Can’t wait to learn where/what it is.

  3. Chinatown??? some weird vegetables?? ๐Ÿ˜‰

  4. alien sexual organs? should be around the East Village then.

  5. looks like malachite to me.

  6. How did you get a photo of my refrigerator?

  7. Hmmm…Looks like the MNH to me. Yes? no?

  8. A form of coral? or anemone?

  9. taken at the bowery…picture of a fungus on a homeless persons toe…

  10. some zombie graveyard at midnight

  11. Looks like an anemone… New York Aquarium?

  12. Mayor Bloomberg’s wallet?

  13. Looks organic but dead; American Natural History Museum?

  14. I’d have to say the mineral collection at the American Museum of Natural History.

  15. sea asparagus ( )? So maybe a grocery store like Whole Foods or something?

  16. I think is a florist sponge. So in a flower shop.

  17. Looks like the end of a steel cable from a suspension bridge or elevator that has been melted. Could it be from World Trade Center?

  18. Rubin Art Museum – Statue of buddha

  19. my first thought was a statue, but I went to the Met. But I can’t figure out of what because the photo creeps me out! Eeps.

  20. sorry meant to say “…but I went to the Met (not the Rubin)”

  21. I’ll guess Takashimaya.

  22. Definitely a type of copper or malachite. Probably in a museum because a piece like that would highly valuable. I have a small sample of the similar mineral

  23. The Statue of Liberty’s underarm hair? (she IS French)

  24. I live in the south, but it is copper wire. Looks like a cable that has weathered outside for sometime.

  25. The Statue of Libertyโ€™s underarm hair? (she IS French)

    If she were American she wouldn’t have underarms hair. Or, tragically, another sort of body hair ๐Ÿ™