Off Beat News

Wed 25 Apr 2018

Photos go viral for all the right reasons

Photos go viral for all the right reasons

IT’S a battle as old as time itself — OK, maybe it’s not — but man vs goose is the moment we needed but probably didn’t deserve.

Insta-famous dog saved after thousands raised on GoFundMe

Insta-famous dog saved after thousands raised on GoFundMe

A DOG, who has 14,000 followers on social media network Instagram, has had life-saving surgery, partly funded by a huge fundraising effort on GoFundMe.

Tue 24 Apr 2018

Doctors achieve world's first complete penis transplant

Doctors achieve world's first complete penis transplant

A US soldier who “struggled with even viewing himself as a man” has been given fresh hope in the wake of a horrific injury.

Size matters: Man's 350kg pumpkin has its own 'house'

Size matters: Man's 350kg pumpkin has its own 'house'

Grown with a little love and a whole lot of manure, this whopping veggie must be seen to be believed.

Teens rescue trapped kangaroo

Teens rescue trapped kangaroo

THE pair were riding through the bush outside Sydney when they spotted a head poking out of the mudflats. Then they sprung into action.

Woman fined $650 for saving free airline snack

Woman fined $650 for saving free airline snack

HAVE you ever walked off the plane with a freebie the airline gave you? This woman did — and it landed her in big trouble.

Teen shares hilarious ‘psychic reading’

Teen shares hilarious ‘psychic reading’

A TEENAGER has hilariously revealed how she managed to get a refund from an online psychic who didn’t get anything right.

Why Google uploaded Aussie marvel

Why Google uploaded Aussie marvel

DAVID Attenborough called it one of the world’s most “astonishing” sights. Now Google has put this Aussie phenomenon online.

Mon 23 Apr 2018

Why this loved up Gympie couple is in the minority

Why this loved up Gympie couple is in the minority

'The have shown us it's not all a bed of roses but you work your problems out when things get tough'

Sun 22 Apr 2018

World’s oldest woman misses out on record

World’s oldest woman misses out on record

THE world’s oldest woman has died without recognition from Guinness World Records for the accomplishment.

Sat 21 Apr 2018

Millionaire leaves partner of 42 years nothing

Millionaire leaves partner of 42 years nothing

WYNFORD Hodge was worth a cool $2.8 million when he died but he was adamant his wife shouldn’t get a cent, despite being together for decades.

Boy, 12, tricks mum, flies to Bali

Boy, 12, tricks mum, flies to Bali

WHEN Emma told her 12-year-old son he couldn’t go to Bali, he decided no wasn’t what he wanted to hear. Now, Emma wants to know how her boy got away with it.

Queensland’s most ridiculous council fines

premium_icon Queensland’s most ridiculous council fines

QUEENSLAND councils are doling out millions of dollars in fines every year with many wielding the power to sting you for outrageous offences such as leaving the...

Fri 20 Apr 2018

9/11 victim’s bones will be tested in $1M paternity case

9/11 victim’s bones will be tested in $1M paternity case

The high-yield bond broker's name is on the birth certificate but the man's sister says the DNA test would be “a further desecration” of her brother’s remains.

Pig almost pulls wool over cyclist's eyes in sheepish video

Pig almost pulls wool over cyclist's eyes in sheepish video

AN ENGLISH cyclist certainly wasn’t sheepish when she noticed some odd-looking animals on her weekly ride in Kent.

‘Stupid’ intersection stumps drivers

‘Stupid’ intersection stumps drivers

IT’S a road rule that isn’t just confusing drivers — it’s bringing them to an absolute standstill. But it’s easier to navigate than you might think.

My Kitchen Rules row: MAFS star talks about bullying

My Kitchen Rules row: MAFS star talks about bullying

'There is so much cyber bullying around, and it needs to stop.'

Horror as girl pushed into oncoming bus

Horror as girl pushed into oncoming bus

CCTV captured the terrifying moment a girl was almost crushed under a moving bus after her friend pushed her into traffic as a “joke”.

Odd note and baked beans left on car

Odd note and baked beans left on car

A DRIVER who parked blocking a gate came back to discover a bizarre note on her car, as well as a mound of a popular breakfast food.

Teen enters record books with warbird solo flight

premium_icon Teen enters record books with warbird solo flight

THE moment Marco Zuccoli-Handley hit the runway at the Toowoomba aerodrome in a CAC Winjeel plane, he let go of his nerves and entered the record books.

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