Off Beat News

Wed 19 Dec 2018

NASA engineer’s perfect revenge on thief

NASA engineer’s perfect revenge on thief

If you’re gonna fight against crime, it helps if you have the amazing engineering skills of this guy. If you watch one video today, make it this one.

Mysterious purple jellyfish found on beach

premium_icon Mysterious purple jellyfish found on beach

Lifesavers were stunned to find mysterious purple jellyfish washed up on a southeast Queensland beach on the weekend.

Tue 18 Dec 2018

Trailblazer McDonald’s worker retires

Trailblazer McDonald’s worker retires

Beloved local icon and trailblazer Russell O’Grady has retired at 50, after working at the fast food restaurant for over three decades.

Robots and humans working together to build Porsches

Robots and humans working together to build Porsches

Porsche has developed a new assembly process where man and machine can work together safely.

Goannas’ bloody 10-minute battle caught on camera

premium_icon Goannas’ bloody 10-minute battle caught on camera

A rarely seen fight between two goannas has been captured on video at a Queensland crocodile farm, with the epic 10-minute battle proving quite a show for one of...

Shock at naked bus dance

Shock at naked bus dance

Passengers on a Sydney bus were left gobsmacked when a woman unexpectedly stripped naked and began to pole dance in front of them.

Mon 17 Dec 2018

Bull shark takes the bait: Boy's surprise catch in river

premium_icon Bull shark takes the bait: Boy's surprise catch in river

A SIX-YEAR-OLD boy was thrilled to catch this shark in the Wilsons River at Lismore, and his brave dad the delicate job of removing the hook.

AMAZING VIDEO: Lismore pilot's 500km flight smashes record

premium_icon AMAZING VIDEO: Lismore pilot's 500km flight smashes record

AFTER a year of waiting for the right weather conditions, Scott Barrett's dreams came true.

Anger as Coles mini cases sell out

premium_icon Anger as Coles mini cases sell out

COLES Christmas minis have proved popular with collector cases sold out in a matter of days in Ipswich, Springfield and Redbank.

Santa could soon be female or gender neutral

Santa could soon be female or gender neutral

Nearly a third of people believe Santa Claus should be rebranded as a woman or gender neutral as part of an effort to ‘modernise’ Christmas.

Today’s embarrassing Coles apology

Today’s embarrassing Coles apology

The Today show has issued an awkward on-air apology this morning after giving a bit of misleading Christmas information.

Feuding parents behind foul mouthed kid rapper

Feuding parents behind foul mouthed kid rapper

Controversial foul-mouthed child star rapper Lil Tay has disappeared from social media amid allegations she is being coached.

'My dog has been attacked four times on the beach'

premium_icon 'My dog has been attacked four times on the beach'

REVEALED: The number of fines handed out to disobedient pet owners.

Sun 16 Dec 2018

$19 million data prompts Christmas robbery warning

premium_icon $19 million data prompts Christmas robbery warning

Almost 5000 claims have been made in the past three years.

Legends honoured for their dedication

Legends honoured for their dedication

Wayne Scott, John Wake, John Mills and Robert Hutchinson have between them dedicated more than 160 years of service to the Surf Life Saving movement.

Sat 15 Dec 2018

Mother's final act saved Goomeri fire survivor from death

premium_icon Mother's final act saved Goomeri fire survivor from death

Gladys Edwards died in the most horrific fashion nearly 79 years ago today, but her desperate final act meant her daughter Marie is still alive today.

Surprising porn habits of Australian women

Surprising porn habits of Australian women

Online porn site Pornhub has released its 2018 Year in Review, which reveals an unusual discovery about the porn habits of Australian women.

Author Jean Williams was a literary warrior for veterans

premium_icon Author Jean Williams was a literary warrior for veterans

JEAN Williams was known around the world for her work and several books about the Agent Orange issues.

'Gingerbread ban' as councils cut Christmas gifts

premium_icon 'Gingerbread ban' as councils cut Christmas gifts

A design company has had its piece of Christmas cheer rejected by a number of Queensland councils including Sunshine Coast.

Prisoner’s odd last meal request

Prisoner’s odd last meal request

Many would choose something gourmet, but Jose Antonio Jimenez asked for a specific combination of comfort foods before he was executed.

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