Off Beat News

Wed 26 Feb 2020

Mum’s gross find inside ‘clean’ doona

Mum’s gross find inside ‘clean’ doona

A woman shared the “shocking” find she made inside her “clean” bed linen – and chances are your doona is hiding the same.

Reporter’s live on-air mistake

Reporter’s live on-air mistake

The reporter was supposed to be conducting a serious cross about the weather, but he made one hilarious mistake beforehand.

Tue 25 Feb 2020

Baboon escapes vasectomy bid with female lovers in tow

premium_icon Baboon escapes vasectomy bid with female lovers in tow

A baboon being transported from a medical research colony for a vasectomy escaped with his female companions as the hospital.

Here's a free chip offer you'll leap over ya mates for

Here's a free chip offer you'll leap over ya mates for

This iconic fast food business is serving up free chips across Australia - no strings attached. Here's what you need to do to get them.

New Kmart item sends mums into spin

New Kmart item sends mums into spin

Kmart has released a toy vacuum cleaner that really works — but there’s another reason so many parents are thrilled with the novelty item.

Boy's 'frothing' success from mad new fashion label

premium_icon Boy's 'frothing' success from mad new fashion label

A thought bubble hatched over school holidays has become a Sunshine Coast boy's fledgling business, which has struck a chord with customers.

62-year-old weapon breaks planking world record

62-year-old weapon breaks planking world record

spent around 2,100 hours of planking to train for the stunt, to win back his record from Chinese policeman Mao Weidong.

Nude skydivers will fall from skies on Saturday

premium_icon Nude skydivers will fall from skies on Saturday

It’s going to be raining naked men and women all in the name of charity as 25 nude skydivers jump over Toogoolawah

Mystery surrounds 18,000-year-old pup

Mystery surrounds 18,000-year-old pup

A puppy frozen for 18,000 years could hold vital clues to how dogs evolved from wolves, if scientists can figure out which one it is.

Butcher’s ‘vegie’ item sparks vegan feud

Butcher’s ‘vegie’ item sparks vegan feud

A butcher has found himself in the midst of a war with vegans after creating a meaty “carrot” in a cheeky retaliation against vegan food.

Parking note to ‘stupid’ driver angers

Parking note to ‘stupid’ driver angers

A furious note left on a woman’s car over her poor parking has caused uproar when she was told to “act like a Kiwi”.

Woman gets reply from crush 8 years later

Woman gets reply from crush 8 years later

A woman has revealed how a former flame finally got around to messaging her back – eight years later. His lame excuse left the internet gobsmacked.

Lost friendship ring comes full circle after 46 years

premium_icon Lost friendship ring comes full circle after 46 years

The ring fell off Glenda O’Brien’s hand while washing a car on the Gold Coast in the 1970s

How to learn the secret language of dogs

premium_icon How to learn the secret language of dogs

Experienced trainers Ryan and Jen Tate reveal ways to recognise your dog’s subtle signs. Watch Part 1 of our special Dogs of Oz video series.

Trump’s ‘hilarious’ error raises eyebrows

Trump’s ‘hilarious’ error raises eyebrows

Sachin Tendulkar is one of the most loved sporting personalities in the world, but the United States President has evidently never heard of him.

Mon 24 Feb 2020

'ABSOLUTE CROC': Man skins croc at Airlie motel, eats flesh

premium_icon 'ABSOLUTE CROC': Man skins croc at Airlie motel, eats flesh

He's fronted court and been slapped with fines amounting to almost $10,000.

Dramatic rescue of child from under train

Dramatic rescue of child from under train

Footage has captured the moment passengers jumped onto train tracks to rescue a toddler after she fell under a train at a Sydney station.

Young emu farmer in court over fowl play

premium_icon Young emu farmer in court over fowl play

The young Laidley man, 22, was caught committing an embarrassing act on CCTV cameras.

Woman says half-kilo of weed and seeds for ‘arthritic horse’

premium_icon Woman says half-kilo of weed and seeds for ‘arthritic horse’

The magistrate slammed the woman asking ‘are you a vet’?

Holy shark: Man’s shock as ripper catch bitten off

premium_icon Holy shark: Man’s shock as ripper catch bitten off

A Bribie Island man got quite the shock when a “big ass shark” jumped out of the water and bit off a huge chunk of his prime catch. WARNING: Graphic

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