Off Beat News

Wed 10 Oct 2018

Reason you’re paying more for airfares

Reason you’re paying more for airfares

THERE’S a very good chance you paid more for your airline ticket than the person sitting next to you on the flight. This is the reason why.

Sad truth behind koalas in gym

Sad truth behind koalas in gym

A PHOTO of a mother koala and her joey taking refuge in a gym tells a much sadder story and shows the reality of tree clearing in Australia.

Protesters slam ‘worst Vivid ever’

Protesters slam ‘worst Vivid ever’

ANGRY protesters have chanted how bad the Everest Cup graphics looked on the iconic Sydney Opera House sails.

Law catches up with freshly sheared Lambert

Law catches up with freshly sheared Lambert

THE RSPCA is appealing for the public’s help after a sheep was brought into the Wacol Animal Care Centre by police.

Tue 9 Oct 2018

Koala and joey crash CrossFit gym

Koala and joey crash CrossFit gym

PHOTOS: A KOALA and joey snuck in for a quick CrossFit session at a southeast Queensland gym.

‘Alien invasion’ image baffles internet

‘Alien invasion’ image baffles internet

AN IMAGE which seems to show an alien space craft hovering over a city has people baffled. The photographer insists it’s not a Photoshop creation.

Does this photo prove time travel exists?

Does this photo prove time travel exists?

A SHOCKING photo from the 1940s has emerged on Twitter, with users being quick to point out one telling detail. Is this the work of a time traveller?

Stranger’s train note divides internet

Stranger’s train note divides internet

ON HER commute to work, Jane noticed a man was staring. Before leaving, he dropped a note on her lap — and it’s infuriated the internet.

The Queensie party house selling

The Queensie party house selling

A party house with a showstopping ocean view is guaranteed to impress guests and be a joy to live in. Meet Mandalay overlooking the sands of Manly.

Social media meltdown over thirsty fan

Social media meltdown over thirsty fan

WHEN we think sporting heroes, spare a thought for this legend and this incredible superhuman feat on the weekend.

Sacked pilot’s $18,000 payout

Sacked pilot’s $18,000 payout

A VETERAN Air NZ captain crashed a simulator during an assessment — and was stood down from his job.

Seinfeld solved my worst travel problem

Seinfeld solved my worst travel problem

George Costanza might have thought of it first, but people all over the world have picked up and run with his idea — and this traveller says it’s a game changer

Death threats over The Everest Opera House plan

Death threats over The Everest Opera House plan

DEATH threats have forced police to upgrade security around tonight’s planned six-minute Opera House light show to promote Australia’s richest horserace.

MPs leave ‘vomit, used condoms’

MPs leave ‘vomit, used condoms’

POLITICIANS have been accused of trashing their offices and leaving behind “inappropriate” messes caused during wild parties.

‘Nothing working’ for Aussie dollar

‘Nothing working’ for Aussie dollar

AUSTRALIAN shares have been dealt a major blow on their worst one-day performance since March as experts declare “nothing is working” for the Aussie dollar.

Shocking stories behind famous sex scenes

Shocking stories behind famous sex scenes

A TRIP to the emergency room, a star who got tanked and an actor who did his first love scene while his mum watched — shooting a sex scene is a weird work day.

Mon 8 Oct 2018

'My 'revenge' on thief neighbour'

'My 'revenge' on thief neighbour'

AUSSIE actor Lucy Gransbury caught her neighbour stealing her parcel on CCTV. But the woman had a very “convenient” excuse.

New TV ad gives Kyogle 'publicity that money can't buy'

New TV ad gives Kyogle 'publicity that money can't buy'

"WE JUMPED on the opportunity to promote our region globally as this is an international ad campaign."

Girl shares ‘grim’ McDonald’s discovery

Girl shares ‘grim’ McDonald’s discovery

THIS is definitely not what you want to lather your fries in. A Cambridge customer has shared her disgusting discovery during a trip to the local McDonald’s.

Wedding planner apologises for offensive email

Wedding planner apologises for offensive email

A WEDDING planner has been forced to apologise after a bride-to-be’s parents were called “socially retarded” in an email which was accidentally sent to her.

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