That's when they decided to get social media involved… and it took less than three hours for one Facebook user to identify the golden rod.
And as it turns out, the "ancient" artifact wasn't even that old at all! The Dept. wrote:
"Several hours after the story's publication, [Facebook user] Micah Barak identified the object as a device that is supposed to provide 'energetic protection' and is designed for use by naturopaths and those involved in New Age energy healing. The object, manufactured by a German company, is called an Isis Beamer, named after the Egyptian goddess Isis, which according to Egyptian mythology was the goddess of healing, magic and nature."
It does look like it's in too good a condition to really be hundreds of years old.
Luckily for the winner, Micah has been invited to tour the Treasures Department if he ever makes his way to Israel!
The YouTube celebrity posted a lengthy, emotional video revealing that she and her husband are ending their marriage.
While sharing the sad news with her over 4 million subscribers, Colleen immediately broke down, saying:
"I am dreading making this video. I'm just going to say it. Joshua and I are getting a divorce. Man, that sucks to say out loud."
But, Miz Ballinger stressed that her former flame didn't wrong her in any way, adding:
"I want to start off by saying Joshua is a wonderful man, and I am so in love with him. This has nothing to do with he's a bad person, or he did something horrible to me, or anything like that. He's a good person and I love him."
Instead, the singer clarified that they ultimately weren't a good fit together: