Off Beat News

Thu 19 Jul 2018

Jawdropping home licensed for 160 parties a year

Jawdropping home licensed for 160 parties a year

A RIDICULOUSLY stunning Queensland home that’s soon to sell to the highest online bidder has a licence to host 160 parties a year. SEE THE PICTURES

Wed 18 Jul 2018

Man visits Bay, leaves a millionaire

Man visits Bay, leaves a millionaire

He arrived in Hervey Bay to visit friends but he got more than he bargained for when he left $2.45million richer

Remains of reclusive farmer buried again

Remains of reclusive farmer buried again

HIGH ceilings, made from locally crafted materials... and may contain human remains. No one wants to read this when buying a property.

Missing cat reunited with family after two years

Missing cat reunited with family after two years

WHEN Sukey the cat went missing more than two years ago, owner Leah-Jane Thomas was devastated. This week, she got an unexpected call from a vet.

Mortgage-free man charges partner rent

Mortgage-free man charges partner rent

THEY’VE been together for a decade and have a child, but this man still won’t let his struggling partner live with him for free.

Man calls police for the most absurd reason

Man calls police for the most absurd reason

DO NOT ever, repeat — ever — call the police for the reason this basketball player in the US did, because the internet will destroy you.

Woman to sue nephew over lotto win

Woman to sue nephew over lotto win

MOMENTS after this photo was taken, Barbara Reddick uttered a shocking sentence to her nephew which tore a family apart.

Woman’s creepy Tinder request causes concern

Woman’s creepy Tinder request causes concern

ONE woman’s unusual demands on her Tinder profile have left some users concerned for the safety of men who go on dates with her.

QUICK: The fun activity you can do when temperatures drop

QUICK: The fun activity you can do when temperatures drop

THIS will be the only time of year you can try this cool activity that has kids so excited they're up at dawn.

Scary new venomous snake discovered

Scary new venomous snake discovered

IF we didn’t already have enough dangerous animals, scientists have discovered another venomous snake species — and they stumbled across it in an unusual way.

Tue 17 Jul 2018

'Something has to be done' about feral pigs

'Something has to be done' about feral pigs

North Burnett landowners are searching for answers to the region's feral pig problem, which they believe is spiralling out of control.

Apple unveils kangaroo, mango on World Emoji Day

Apple unveils kangaroo, mango on World Emoji Day

CRIKEY, this is good news - especially on World Emoji Day.

Humiliating flight fail caught on camera

Humiliating flight fail caught on camera

MORE than 10 million people have watched cringe-worthy footage of a passenger attempting to fit his luggage into the overhead locker — because there’s an amusing...

What we know about evolution may be turned on its head

What we know about evolution may be turned on its head

NEW discoveries hint humans did not evolve to trek out of Africa. That honour may belong to someone, or something, else.

Police flip coin to decide on woman's arrest

Police flip coin to decide on woman's arrest

Shocking body-cam footage has emerged of two police officers flipping a coin to determine whether or not to arrest a driver they stopped for speeding.

Revolting moment woman does poo in supermarket

Revolting moment woman does poo in supermarket

A POOING pensioner was caught on CCTV sauntering down the store’s aisle before relieving herself in front of children.

Mon 16 Jul 2018

Simple test Americans just can’t pass

Simple test Americans just can’t pass

JIMMY Kimmel took a camera out on the streets to ask everyday Americans one simple question. Their answers are truly shocking.

WATCH: Shark feeding frenzy on dead humpback whale

WATCH: Shark feeding frenzy on dead humpback whale

A FAMOUS north coast surf break is a no-go zone for surfers today as great white sharks feed on a dead humpback whale just metres from shore.

What's wrong this picture of a baby brown snake?

What's wrong this picture of a baby brown snake?

A COAST snake catcher got called out to an unusual job yesterday where the 'snake' wasn't quite what it appeared.

Sat 14 Jul 2018

80s hairdo style the perm is making a comeback

80s hairdo style the perm is making a comeback

The perm — immortalised by 80s music stars and grandmothers alike — has made a grand return to the fashion fore.

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