Off Beat News

Sat 16 Jun 2018

To pee or not to pee, that was man's question

To pee or not to pee, that was man's question

Toowoomba man who took a punt as to which toilet to use in the Turf Club's members bar sadly lost the bet.

I’m the angry note lady

I’m the angry note lady

KRISTEN Henry has had enough. People in her apartment building are leaving too much (literal) rubbish in the hallway.

Students hammer out furniture for charity auction

Students hammer out furniture for charity auction

STUDENTS from a Toowoomba Anglican school have traded their books and pens for hammers and nails to help a charity.

Thu 14 Jun 2018

Holy Cow! Look what's cruising around our marina

Holy Cow! Look what's cruising around our marina

GLADSTONE marina got a bit of character when 50-foot Beneteau cruising yacht Holy Cow! mooved in for the weekend.

Wed 13 Jun 2018

Real reason ‘Baby on Board’ signs exist

Real reason ‘Baby on Board’ signs exist

THE story goes that the yellow signs were invented to alert emergency services that a baby was present in the case of a car crash.

WATCH: Racoon breaks internet with death-defying climb

WATCH: Racoon breaks internet with death-defying climb

A DAREDEVIL raccoon has taken the internet storm after the brave mammal attempted to scale a skyscraper in the US.

Man with blow-up doll grounds flight

Man with blow-up doll grounds flight

A PASSENGER has been banned from flying with an airline for life thanks to his drunken antics with a blow-up doll on a flight to a party island.

Couple kicked out of Uber for kissing

Couple kicked out of Uber for kissing

THIS couple shared an innocent peck in the back seat of an Uber. Within minutes, they were left stranded on the side of the road.

Tue 12 Jun 2018

Mysterious ‘big cat’ caught on film

Mysterious ‘big cat’ caught on film

FOR years there have been reports of a black panther in the Blue Mountains. But one resident now says he has caught the big cat on film.

Skinny dipping women break world record

Skinny dipping women break world record

THE world’s largest skinny dip has taken place with more than 2,500 women stripping off to break the Guinness world record in the Republic of Ireland.

Less poo but still lots to do in Bell Street

Less poo but still lots to do in Bell Street

Not much has changed since The QT broke the story about people using Bell St as a toilet.

Millionaire left lotto ticket on fridge

Millionaire left lotto ticket on fridge

A KATHERINE man won a fortune five weeks ago, but hadn’t got around to checking the ticket he’d stuck on his fridge door.

Mon 11 Jun 2018

9yo Fortnite addict wets herself to avoid turning game off

9yo Fortnite addict wets herself to avoid turning game off

A NINE-year-old girl is reportedly in rehab for her addiction to an online video game sweeping the world

Sat 9 Jun 2018

‘Best head in town’: Beer goes ‘full sexist’

‘Best head in town’: Beer goes ‘full sexist’

A BEER company has been slammed over its “crass and sexist” ads for drinks including “Easy Blonde” and “Ripe Redhead”.

Why people poo in public

Why people poo in public

THE “poo jogger” made world headlines when he was photographed in the act, and everyone was left asking one question.

When stock photos go horribly awry

When stock photos go horribly awry

WHEN Yair Kivaiko sold a photo of him and his mum’s dog to a stock image site, he had no idea it would come back to haunt him. Big time.

Extraordinary act of kindness in moment of need

Extraordinary act of kindness in moment of need

ALLOW me to tell you and your readers about an extraordinary act of kindness extended to me by a denizen of your city.

Fri 8 Jun 2018

Melbourne reaches ‘peak hipster’ over toast craze

Melbourne reaches ‘peak hipster’ over toast craze

EXASPERATED hipster-haters are finding it hard to comprehend this cafe trend — how would you feel about toasting your own toast?

Constable pulls drowning man out of Myall Creek

Constable pulls drowning man out of Myall Creek

DALBY police officer Chris Metcalf has been hailed a hero by his peers after rescuing a man from Myall Creek this week

Thu 7 Jun 2018

Eerie night inside Sydney cult

Eerie night inside Sydney cult

THEIR beliefs have been criticised and attracted attention from authorities globally. On this cold night, we went inside the home of the controversial sect.

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