There’s something out of the ordinary in the oldest desert in the world

In the middle of the sand and blistering sun is an oasis.
Well it’s six plinths with an MP3 player blasting out Toto’s Africa on repeat.
A Namibian artist says he hopes the installation will be around for years to come.

A young driver has crashed in the states… whilst blindfolded

The teen in Utah was apparently trying to copy a scene from the Netflix film Birdbox.
The vehicle drifted into oncoming traffic and hit another car.
The streaming site have since tweeted a warning for viewers to be more responsible.

Where would you find a wizard’s wand, a lucky horseshoe and a pet pug called Pugsley?

In UK Travelodges - that's where.
The hotel chain have revealed some of the more stranger things left behind in rooms during 2018.
One animal lover staying at a Travelodge in Brighton left behind their Blue Eyed Cockatoo called Brexit.

The weirdest calls Brits have made to the Foreign Office have been shared

330,000 calls have been made from Britons who needed help whilst overseas in the past year.
Some were out of the ordinary though - including a man who wanted to know if there were vampires in Poland.
One call came in from the States enquiring about who had been the latest contestant to be voted off Strictly Come Dancing.

Some of the more bizarre items flushed down train toilets have been revealed

Virgin Trains is urging passengers to use toilets appropriately after a bra was flushed onboard and caused a blockage.
Four choo-choo loos per day are taken out of service because of incorrect use - costing £180,000 each year.
Other strange items staff have found flushed down the pan include glasses, wedding rings, nappies and a football scarf.

The oldest man in the United States has died

Richard Overton lived in the state of Texas and passed away at the age of 112.
He was honoured back in 2013 by President Barack Obama.
Richard who served in the Pacific during the war credited God, whisky and cigars for his longevity.

A tin of mince pies baked during World War Two have come under the spotlight

The treats were discovered immaculately preserved under the floorboards of a hotel on the Isle of Man.
It's thought the air-tight conditions helped to keep them in tip top condition for more than 80 years.
They were sent to a soldier by his Mother as a Christmas gift and are now on display at the Manx Museum.

Imagine having to watch Bambi over and over and over again?

A poacher has been ordered to watch the Disney film repeatedly.
It's after he was convicted of illegally killing "hundreds" of deer.
David Berry Jr from Missouri must view the film at least once a month during his year-long sentence.

“Britain’s most dangerous biscuit” has been named

500 people were apparently admitted to hospital with custard creme-related injuries in the past year.
Some mishaps included choking and burns from dipping in a brew.
Meanwhile, the ginger nut has been crowned the king of dunking.