Off Beat News

Wed 12 Jun 2019

Whale season is upon us

Whale season is upon us

IT'S now whale season and some spectacular shots are starting to arise on social media

Tue 11 Jun 2019

Husk throws open its doors

Husk throws open its doors

Tweed's own Husk Distillery at Tumbulgum want people to come ands try a special drop, originally developed in the Middle Ages

Virgin Australia: Two ‘best’ plane seats everyone wants

Virgin Australia: Two ‘best’ plane seats everyone wants

On any given flight, these two seats are overwhelmingly the most popular. One might make sense, but the other may seem surprising.

Lawnmower that trumps $3.9m supercar

Lawnmower that trumps $3.9m supercar

Honda has built the fastest ride on mower in the world, but one of its key performance features surpasses even the vaunted Bugatti Chiron.

Speeding driver watching World Cup scores on mobile

Speeding driver watching World Cup scores on mobile

A driver has lost his licence after being pulled over by police. He was not only speeding but had a mobile phone attached to his steering wheel.

Mon 10 Jun 2019

Airline drops ‘hypocritical’ staff rule

Airline drops ‘hypocritical’ staff rule

Air New Zealand has been under fire for years over a strict and controversial policy. Today, it says it will finally back down.

Brave truckie slept in his cabin with eastern brown snake

Brave truckie slept in his cabin with eastern brown snake

“The truck driver did an emergency pit stop when he realized he had a highly venomous eastern brown snake coming out of his dashboard."

Sat 8 Jun 2019

Dad kicked out of delivery room for being offensive

Dad kicked out of delivery room for being offensive

The new dad feels very hard done by and is considering lodging a complaint. Whose side are you on?

Ikea’s insane new hi-tech furniture

Ikea’s insane new hi-tech furniture

Ikea has unveiled a genius solution to a major problem in homes today — and it looks like something straight out of a science fiction movie.

Fri 7 Jun 2019

City where cars mysteriously won’t unlock

City where cars mysteriously won’t unlock

Call in Mulder and Scully — there’s a mysterious area in the Adelaide CBD where cars are no longer able to be remotely unlocked. Are aliens involved?

The rampaging new HSV Camaro that can shift a house

The rampaging new HSV Camaro that can shift a house

American muscle car brings supercar beating performance at the fraction of the price. But it brings a controversial feature that is sure to get you noticed.

Thu 6 Jun 2019

The selfless gesture bringing a smile to a Tweed family

The selfless gesture bringing a smile to a Tweed family

Blake Maccan, manager of Spic 'N Span Constructions, decided to help the South Tweed Heads family after hearing of their struggles through the media

Winx’s brother slaughtered for meat

Winx’s brother slaughtered for meat

The half-brother of beloved thoroughbred Australian champion racehorse Winx was killed and possibly eaten, it has been revealed.

Bigfoot exposed in new FBI file

Bigfoot exposed in new FBI file

Bigfoot really was an X-file. The FBI actually did follow-up on sightings of a tall, furry biped. And they’ve just declassified their investigations.

Wed 5 Jun 2019

Teen’s $181 ‘sneeze fetish’ videos

Teen’s $181 ‘sneeze fetish’ videos

Abi Haywood is only 18, but the savvy university student gets paid a small fortune by fans who can’t get enough of clips of her sneezing.

Tue 4 Jun 2019

Barista refuses pregnant mum a coffee

Barista refuses pregnant mum a coffee

"Unbelievable bit of womb bothering in Starbucks..."

Mon 3 Jun 2019

The $4 Woolies treat people are loving

The $4 Woolies treat people are loving

We’ve all grabbed this` Woolies staple when we’ve run out of time to bake something ourselves, now it’s back, new and improved.

Fri 31 May 2019

Crew answers cat call

Crew answers cat call

River the cat was rescued after finding itself stuck.

Mysterious artist leaves councillor pondering

Mysterious artist leaves councillor pondering

Creative seat leads to questions over shire's bus stops.

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