Off Beat News

Mon 21 Jan 2019

Criminal mocked for ridiculous name

Criminal mocked for ridiculous name

A woman who is on the run from police has gained a lot of attention after police posted her mugshot online but its not her crimes that have people talking, it’s her...

Breastfeeding mum: ‘I’m not a paedophile’

Breastfeeding mum: ‘I’m not a paedophile’

TROLLS have started calling breastfeeding mothers 'paedophiles' as online hatred spirals out of control.

Hundreds of spiders 'explode' above woman's bed

premium_icon Hundreds of spiders 'explode' above woman's bed

FOR some people it's the stuff of nightmares, recurring spider "explosions" above beds, emerging from under the floors and in bathrooms.

Nearly half a century of saving little boxes of history

premium_icon Nearly half a century of saving little boxes of history

John Whitten has been collecting money boxes for over 40 years and describes himself as a "collecting tragic”.

Sun 20 Jan 2019

Big contradiction of Marie Kondo

Big contradiction of Marie Kondo

Stop origami-ing your T-shirts immediately. There’s a contradiction to the Marie Kondo method — and it’s actually cluttering your home.

Sat 19 Jan 2019

Family’s disturbing discovery in toilet

Family’s disturbing discovery in toilet

A family just wanting to use their toilet like any other Aussies were startled by what they found inside.

Man's phone plays porn at girlfriend's sister's wedding

Man's phone plays porn at girlfriend's sister's wedding

"My phone automatically connected to the speaker and started playing what was on my phone last - this happened to be porn from the night before.”

Playground’s sculpted 'erection' causes hoots of mirth

Playground’s sculpted 'erection' causes hoots of mirth

A wooden carving of an owl at a children’s playground is causing controversy on social media with parents saying the sculpture has a more X-rated human form.

Queenslanders aroused by dogs, according to Queensland sign

Queenslanders aroused by dogs, according to Queensland sign

A ROAD sign at a remote outback roadhouse shows of a ‘more special kind of love’ between man and man’s best friend.

Whitsundays startled by 3.9 magnitude earthquake

Whitsundays startled by 3.9 magnitude earthquake

With a shudder and gentle jolt, Whitsundays residents were startled awake by a light 3.9 magnitude earthquake just before 3.30am this morning.

Women watching tennis in wedding dresses causes furor

Women watching tennis in wedding dresses causes furor

TV footage of two women in wedding dresses sitting side by side in Margaret Court Arena has caused quite an episode at the Australian Open.

Fri 18 Jan 2019

Man mortified as his phone plays porn at gf's family wedding

Man mortified as his phone plays porn at gf's family wedding

He was hoping to score some brownie points that day.... that's not quite what happened. At all.

Unexploded WWII projectile found on walking track in NT

premium_icon Unexploded WWII projectile found on walking track in NT

NT Police have issued a warning after an unexploded WWII artillery projectile was found on a walking track

Most popular annual leave dates Aussies want

premium_icon Most popular annual leave dates Aussies want

NEW data has revealed the days Australians don’t want to work, as experts weigh in with their best tips to maximise time out of the office.

Gympie mum finds deadly hitchhiker in supermarket broccoli

premium_icon Gympie mum finds deadly hitchhiker in supermarket broccoli

Sam Bradshaw got a shocking surprise on a shopping trip.

Why you didn't win lotto and how to better invest your cash

premium_icon Why you didn't win lotto and how to better invest your cash

MANY who entered last night's epic $100 million Powerball draw will be licking their wounds today.

The amazing stories behind city's love lock craze

premium_icon The amazing stories behind city's love lock craze

AFTER a 2013 story dozens of padlocks now adorn the 'hitching rail' - here are just some of the love stories behind the romantic Toowoomba landmark.

Thu 17 Jan 2019

How family fought off snake wrapped around son

premium_icon How family fought off snake wrapped around son

A PLASTIC platypus and some quick thinking from a naked snake wrangler saved a Queensland teen from a scrub python that had him wrapped like a scaly doona.

Largest solar grid serves up world record brekky roll effort

premium_icon Largest solar grid serves up world record brekky roll effort

Primo will use its 9700 solar panels to attempt a record for the most brekky rolls served

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