Off Beat News

Sat 19 Jan 2019

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.

South Burnett town features in iconic British show

South Burnett town features in iconic British show

The panel of QI on BBC Two were perplexed by the initiative from South Burnett police.

FLASHBACK: Do you remember when TV came to Kingaroy?

FLASHBACK: Do you remember when TV came to Kingaroy?

Do you recognise anyone in the video? If so, let us know!

DARK SKIES: Understand how stars are born

DARK SKIES: Understand how stars are born

STARS are born in molecular clouds called nebulas. They consist of huge amounts of cosmic dust, hydrogen, helium, iron and plasma

Thu 17 Jan 2019

Man takes sleeping pill, proposes to girlfriend

Man takes sleeping pill, proposes to girlfriend

A MAN said he popped a quadruple dose of sleeping pills and woke up engaged. Oops.

Wed 16 Jan 2019

$100,000 lotto win for 'over the moon' Ballina woman

$100,000 lotto win for 'over the moon' Ballina woman

WHEN she was told of her win, she asked: "Are you fair dinkum"

Tue 15 Jan 2019

Inside Wonderland’s decaying graveyard

Inside Wonderland’s decaying graveyard

SYDNEY'S Wonderland was the largest amusement park in the southern hemisphere. Now, new images show how the theme park was left to rot.

Horror as spiders ‘rain’ from sky

Horror as spiders ‘rain’ from sky

CREEPY footage has emerged showing hundreds of huge spiders appearing to rain down from the sky in Brazil.

$9 for ‘soggy’ plane snack

$9 for ‘soggy’ plane snack

A man travelling from Bali to Australia has slammed Jetstar after being charged $9 for sandwiches only to find there wasn’t anything inside them.

Sun 13 Jan 2019

LITTLE GEMS: 'Pretty, jelly-like doughnuts' dot shoreline

LITTLE GEMS: 'Pretty, jelly-like doughnuts' dot shoreline

HUNDREDS of transparent, jelly-like blobs have washed onto Bargara Beach, dotting the shoreline in small, doughnut-looking gems.

Sat 12 Jan 2019

Bridal boutique goes viral over much-needed act of kindness

Bridal boutique goes viral over much-needed act of kindness

A BRIDAL boutique in England is garnering major online attention for its window display featuring a mannequin in a wheelchair.

Fri 11 Jan 2019

VIDEO: Burst main shoots water into the sky

VIDEO: Burst main shoots water into the sky

IT IS not known exactly how much water was lost during the five hours it took to repair the damage.

‘Penis jacket’ makes comeback on live TV

‘Penis jacket’ makes comeback on live TV

Another Aussie newsreader has gone viral for wearing what some gutter-minded viewers have dubbed a “penis-shaped” jacket for its neckline.

Unlikely everyday killer in our midst

Unlikely everyday killer in our midst

It’s a common sight across Australia but it now appears it could be a gruesome “death trap” where people die suspended in midair, after two deaths in Canada.

DARK SKIES: Birthplace of our solar system?

DARK SKIES: Birthplace of our solar system?

Kingaroy Observatory's James Barclay answers our astronomy questions.

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