Off Beat News

Wed 19 Sep 2018

700km above Earth: Artist's breathtaking project

700km above Earth: Artist's breathtaking project

THIS incredible work first attracted the attention of NASA, now it has been shortlisted for a prestigious international award.

Tue 18 Sep 2018

'Biggest d---head magnet': Byron Bay bashing hits new level

'Biggest d---head magnet': Byron Bay bashing hits new level

A BRUTAL Facebook post about this beloved North Coast town is going viral.

Reflecting on Chinchilla's thriving railway history

Reflecting on Chinchilla's thriving railway history

IT'S EASY to lose track of Chinchilla's history. Progress can erase all traces of buildings and places that were once integral to the town's way of life.

SWOOPING SEASON: Valley's magpie hot-spots

premium_icon SWOOPING SEASON: Valley's magpie hot-spots

WITH magpie swooping season in full swing, use our map to find out what areas to avoid when you're out and about

Six injured as camel loses it at circus show

Six injured as camel loses it at circus show

SCARY video shows the moment a camel starts to buck during a circus show injuring seven people and sending crowds packing.

Heavyweight freak’s crazy diet

Heavyweight freak’s crazy diet

HEAVYWEIGHT champion Anthony Joshua has one of the most famous rigs in sport. He eats enough to feed a family of four.

Student willing to resubmit failed dog assignment

premium_icon Student willing to resubmit failed dog assignment

A STUDENT who launched legal action against his university over a failed masters assignment told a court he would be willing to resubmit a fresh project.

‘Heartbreaking’: Footy world reacts to farce

‘Heartbreaking’: Footy world reacts to farce

THE footy world has reacted with ferocity over the “unbelievable” footy farce sealed by a midnight verdict that’s divided all corners of Australian sport.

How short shoppers save money

How short shoppers save money

BEING extremely short won’t help you at the theatre, the footy or on a basketball court, but it can pay off at the supermarket. This is why.

Wild topless rush-hour fist fight

Wild topless rush-hour fist fight

INSANE footage which looks like something out of Mortal Kombat shows two shirtless Aussie blokes engaged in a high-octane road rage street fight.

Aussies sick of paying for stingy mates

premium_icon Aussies sick of paying for stingy mates

AUSTRALIANS are fed up with footing the bill for their family and friends, with shocking research revealing a startling amount of us are out of pocket.

Randy reptiles get it on in Bundaberg home

Randy reptiles get it on in Bundaberg home

WHAT a game of hide and seek, snake enthusiast, Andrew Buckley found himself in on Sunday morning.

Game of owns: Best Aussie castles up for sale

Game of owns: Best Aussie castles up for sale

EVER dreamt of a home with a watchtower, moat or drawbridge? Multiple medieval inspired homes and castles have come up for sale around Australia.

Hostie’s mid-flight proposal ends in disaster

Hostie’s mid-flight proposal ends in disaster

THIS is the moment the boyfriend of a flight attendant popped the big question 30 minutes into a flight. It didn’t end well.

From Maccas to Red Bull: Worst school lunches revealed

From Maccas to Red Bull: Worst school lunches revealed

A GROUP of teachers have listed some of the worst packed lunches students have come to school with, including a Happy Meal and even a bottle of Red Bull.

Magpie robs woman's $6000 hearing aid

premium_icon Magpie robs woman's $6000 hearing aid

A MAGPIE has attacked a woman and left her hard of hearing after flying away with a $6000 hearing aid.

'About 30 crocs' spotted on weekend fishing trip

premium_icon 'About 30 crocs' spotted on weekend fishing trip

A local river is 'infested' with crocodiles, with a Mackay angler spotting at least 30 and snapped a 4-metre croc while fishing with his family at the weekend.

Macca’s giving away free cheeseburgers

Macca’s giving away free cheeseburgers

MCDONALD’S is giving away 200,000 free cheeseburgers across Australia in honour of National Cheeseburger Day. But you’d better get in fast.

Terrifying scene in baby monitor

Terrifying scene in baby monitor

A PETRIFIED dad claims he froze in fear after seeing a creepy orb over his 13-month-old daughter’s cot on Saturday night.

Award-winning snapper focuses on our women surfers

premium_icon Award-winning snapper focuses on our women surfers

LOCAL grandmothers, mothers, daughters, sisters and friends are featured in this new exhibition at Ballina.

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