Off Beat News

Mon 24 Feb 2020

AMAZING GAME: Can you find the switch?

premium_icon AMAZING GAME: Can you find the switch?

The streets of Grafton are about to become an escape room in an event coming to town. Can you beat the game?

Sun 23 Feb 2020

Guy’s elaborate pick-up line goes viral

Guy’s elaborate pick-up line goes viral

Social media has lost its mind over this guy’s incredibly audacious attempt to break the ice with one simple question about football.

Australia’s ‘dumb’ reaction to angry firey

Australia’s ‘dumb’ reaction to angry firey

Australians jumped to the defence of angry firey Paul Parker who ripped into the PM. But when we found out more, the reaction quickly changed.

Sat 22 Feb 2020

Man takes Coles to court for refusing to use his grocery bag

premium_icon Man takes Coles to court for refusing to use his grocery bag

Clean and lavender-smelling or dirty and wrinkled? A Sydney man takes Coles to court for refusing to use his grocery bags.

Fri 21 Feb 2020

Pilot’s disgusting office act

Pilot’s disgusting office act

A United States air force pilot has been demoted after being caught doing something truly disturbing with an office coffee maker.

Final straw for quarantined cruise couple

premium_icon Final straw for quarantined cruise couple

A couple say there’s going to be a “f---ing riot” after making a grim discovery in their new Darwin quarantine camp.

‘It was worth it’: Grand Final streaker breaks his silence

premium_icon ‘It was worth it’: Grand Final streaker breaks his silence

Infamous Palm Beach Currumbin streaker Ross Colvin has broken his silence for the first time, five years on from the legendary streak.

This NSFW 'yoni' art exhibition has thousands talking

premium_icon This NSFW 'yoni' art exhibition has thousands talking

Artist hopes to “ignite more conversations about women’s pleasure, women’s bodies and the acceptance and variety”.

Where is he now? Russell Crowe spotted on Coast

premium_icon Where is he now? Russell Crowe spotted on Coast

Hollywood star Russell Crowe has been spotted on the Coast, visiting the koala treatment ward that gained international attention for its quirky plaque.

‘Gutless’ dating act that is never ok

‘Gutless’ dating act that is never ok

Twenty years ago it was unheard of in the dating world – now it’s “as common as breathing”. But it’s bad news for everyone involved.

‘Mermaid’ blocks works on Adani mine

premium_icon ‘Mermaid’ blocks works on Adani mine

An anti-Adani protester has staged a theatrical blockade this morning, dressing up as a mermaid and chaining themselves to a cattle grid.

Thu 20 Feb 2020

Reason chain is promoting mouldy burger

Reason chain is promoting mouldy burger

“Rather be ugly than fake”: The leading fast food institution is promoting a disgusting, mould-infested burger in a new ad campaign.

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.

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