Off Beat News

Thu 12 Sep 2019

Teen’s memory resets every two hours

Teen’s memory resets every two hours

Schoolgirl Riley Horner wakes up every morning thinking it is June 11, until the calendar on her door tells her otherwise.

Wed 11 Sep 2019

Sea creature spotted far from home

premium_icon Sea creature spotted far from home

A leopard seal, native to Antarctic waters, was discovered basking on a North Coast beach.

‘Sick’ milk habit sparks divide

‘Sick’ milk habit sparks divide

A photo of supermarket milk on Facebook has sparked a furious debate — with people being labelled “princesses” for not doing this one habit.

‘What I’ve learned from doing 100 funerals every year’

premium_icon ‘What I’ve learned from doing 100 funerals every year’

As a civil celebrant, Megan Egan has officiated at hundreds of funerals, and ironically, it’s taught her a lot about life.

Magpie snuggles with kangaroo and cat

Magpie snuggles with kangaroo and cat

A friendly magpie has been caught in an adorable video snuggling with a woman’s various pets, including her cat and rescued baby kangaroo.

Teen girl's swimsuit malfunction storm ‘blows up’

Teen girl's swimsuit malfunction storm ‘blows up’

AMERIAN swimming has been rocked and a government investigation launched into the cheeky disqualification of a teen talent.

KFC launches wedding service

KFC launches wedding service

Want to combine the love of your life and love of fried chicken in the same place, legally? Then you’re in luck.

Wannabe cop busted for pretending to be an officer

premium_icon Wannabe cop busted for pretending to be an officer

'Being intoxicated is no excuse, but it is an explanation for your stupidity.'

Tue 10 Sep 2019

Is this the best Aussie beer?

Is this the best Aussie beer?

It’s the drink that almost definitely defines Australia. Now the time has come for you to decide the nation’s best beer by taking our poll.

Mon 9 Sep 2019

SA tourism chief doesn’t know how much 'Old Mate' ad cost

premium_icon SA tourism chief doesn’t know how much 'Old Mate' ad cost

The new Tourism Department boss doesn’t know how much the widely-panned ‘Old Mate’ tourism campaign ad cost, and says the jury is still out on its effectiveness.

Couple’s ‘shocking’ $175k splurge on bank

Couple’s ‘shocking’ $175k splurge on bank

WHAT would you do if you found nearly $200,000 in your bank account? One couple made the most of the mistake and splurged big.

Woolies’ surprising plan for unused bread

Woolies’ surprising plan for unused bread

The war on food waste at Woolworths has turned biblical with a new plan to convert unsold loaves of bread into beer.

Lotto winner to sell raunchy boob snaps

Lotto winner to sell raunchy boob snaps

Jane Park has spent $8000 on boosting her chest and the young lotto winner is set to earn her second million by selling photos of it.

Passengers shocked by ‘mile-high’ ordeal

Passengers shocked by ‘mile-high’ ordeal

Passengers on-board a United Airlines flight have been left in shock after a couple were caught in the act in the aircraft’s toilet.

Mum shoots daughter in botched surprise

Mum shoots daughter in botched surprise

A uni student’s plans to surprise her family went horribly awry when her mum shot her by mistake. WARNING: GRAPHIC

Sat 7 Sep 2019

Was Phar Lap actually poisoned?

Was Phar Lap actually poisoned?

He was Australia’s most famous racehorse — but within days of arriving in the US, he was dead, and in extremely suspicious circumstances.

Office moment that led to sex complaint

Office moment that led to sex complaint

Every day for months, Matt went for coffee with an assistant in his office — then one day their relationship changed, leaving Matt reeling.

Fri 6 Sep 2019

Brand turns its back on passenger cars

Brand turns its back on passenger cars

In a sign of the times, one of the world’s biggest carmakers has declared it’s no longer interested in selling hatchbacks and sedans in Australia.

Has mystery skyjacker been unmasked?

Has mystery skyjacker been unmasked?

AFTER eight years and a $367k hunt, a man says he’s found the elusive culprit at the centre of one of the greatest aviation mysteries of our time.

Tourist’s horror after poking ‘fur’ ball

Tourist’s horror after poking ‘fur’ ball

A tourist who prodded what they thought was a sleeping furry animal curled up in a cave, got the shock of their lives. Warning: Gross

Newer Older