Off Beat News

Thu 20 Feb 2020

Truth behind woman’s ‘crazy’ vacuum act

Truth behind woman’s ‘crazy’ vacuum act

A viral video of a woman vacuuming a pavement left many people confused — but there’s a heartwarming reason she was cleaning up.

Influencer’s ‘Bali holiday’ exposed

Influencer’s ‘Bali holiday’ exposed

An Instagrammer amazed her followers with gorgeous shots of her lavish trip to Bali. In reality, she didn’t even leave the country.

Wed 19 Feb 2020

‘Rude’ landlord’s gift for renters roasted

‘Rude’ landlord’s gift for renters roasted

While a house-warming present can be a nice gesture when moving in, one landlord’s attempt at a gift hasn’t gone down well.

Wife shames cheating husband with message on mattress

Wife shames cheating husband with message on mattress

A woman has kicked out her cheating husband by spray-painting a brutal message on their marital bed and dumping it outside.

Tue 18 Feb 2020

Mystery as landmark gets the boot

premium_icon Mystery as landmark gets the boot

The iconic Big Boot is on the move. But despite its owner saying it will “soon return looking better than ever”, its future is far from certain.

Snake discovered in ‘most unusual’ hiding place

premium_icon Snake discovered in ‘most unusual’ hiding place

A scientist received a late night surprise in a Daintree laboratory, after discovering a “dead” snake in an unlikely place.

Neighbour’s fury at library porn stunt

Neighbour’s fury at library porn stunt

Residents are up in arms after an X-rated movie appeared online showing sex acts being filmed in a library where kids were studying.

6yo boy damns teacher in hilarious letter

6yo boy damns teacher in hilarious letter

It all started when the teacher reportedly took “25 of my humming bird bucks” from Isaiah after he was caught talking with his friend Connor.

New technology means you'll never charge your phone again

New technology means you'll never charge your phone again

A new generator that creates electricity “out of thin air” could eliminate the need for a charger – and that’s just the beginning of benefits.

Mum’s breastfeeding ‘mistake’ goes viral

Mum’s breastfeeding ‘mistake’ goes viral

A mother is copping backlash online after sharing photos of a “relatable” parenting fail — that some have labelled “harmful”.

Do you have rare Aussie coin worth thousands?

Do you have rare Aussie coin worth thousands?

A Melbourne mum is urging people to check their change stash after discovering a $1 coin with a tiny difference.

Palace ‘porn shock’ rocks royals

Palace ‘porn shock’ rocks royals

The official website of the Royal Family reportedly sent online visitors to a raunchy portal when they clicked on a charity link.

Mon 17 Feb 2020

WATCH: Python eats ‘massive’ cat

premium_icon WATCH: Python eats ‘massive’ cat

A snake catcher has warned of the dangers of letting cats outside after footage shows him catching a massive python who feasted on a family pet.

Star ripped for ‘unacceptable’ anthem fail

Star ripped for ‘unacceptable’ anthem fail

The NBA All-Star Game has been overshadowed by a moment of pure horror as a musical icon butchered the American national anthem.

Tyre croc rescue comes up flat

premium_icon Tyre croc rescue comes up flat

THE Outback Wrangler’s quest to rescue a croc with a motorbike tyre around its neck has proved more difficult than anticipated.

Tradie performs CPR on gecko drowning in beer

Tradie performs CPR on gecko drowning in beer

This tradie found a gecko drowning in his beer. So performed CPR to bring it back to life.

JLo’s jaw-dropping bikini selfie

JLo’s jaw-dropping bikini selfie

Jennifer Lopez has given her 114 million Instagram followers a serious dose of gym inspiration after sharing a next-level bikini selfie.

‘Is he naked?’: Swimmer shocks onlookers

‘Is he naked?’: Swimmer shocks onlookers

A skinny-dipper shocked drinkers having a few sundowners in Melbourne’s CBD yesterday when he jumped into the Yarra for a touch of backstroke.

Sun 16 Feb 2020

Bizarre ways people have written wills

Bizarre ways people have written wills

An unsent SMS, a message on a tractor, a poem – needless to say, wills of the 21st century are taking increasingly ridiculous forms.

‘I was lost’: Dad’s handcrafted saving grace

premium_icon ‘I was lost’: Dad’s handcrafted saving grace

A passion for creating handcrafted surfboards has guided a Coast father through a devastating family tragedy.

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