Off Beat News

Wed 18 Jul 2018

Scary new venomous snake discovered

Scary new venomous snake discovered

IF we didn’t already have enough dangerous animals, scientists have discovered another venomous snake species — and they stumbled across it in an unusual way.

Tue 17 Jul 2018

Apple unveils kangaroo, mango on World Emoji Day

Apple unveils kangaroo, mango on World Emoji Day

CRIKEY, this is good news - especially on World Emoji Day.

Humiliating flight fail caught on camera

Humiliating flight fail caught on camera

MORE than 10 million people have watched cringe-worthy footage of a passenger attempting to fit his luggage into the overhead locker — because there’s an amusing...

What we know about evolution may be turned on its head

What we know about evolution may be turned on its head

NEW discoveries hint humans did not evolve to trek out of Africa. That honour may belong to someone, or something, else.

Police flip coin to decide on woman's arrest

Police flip coin to decide on woman's arrest

Shocking body-cam footage has emerged of two police officers flipping a coin to determine whether or not to arrest a driver they stopped for speeding.

Revolting moment woman does poo in supermarket

Revolting moment woman does poo in supermarket

A POOING pensioner was caught on CCTV sauntering down the store’s aisle before relieving herself in front of children.

Mon 16 Jul 2018

Simple test Americans just can’t pass

Simple test Americans just can’t pass

JIMMY Kimmel took a camera out on the streets to ask everyday Americans one simple question. Their answers are truly shocking.

WATCH: Shark feeding frenzy on dead humpback whale

WATCH: Shark feeding frenzy on dead humpback whale

A FAMOUS north coast surf break is a no-go zone for surfers today as great white sharks feed on a dead humpback whale just metres from shore.

What's wrong this picture of a baby brown snake?

What's wrong this picture of a baby brown snake?

A COAST snake catcher got called out to an unusual job yesterday where the 'snake' wasn't quite what it appeared.

Sat 14 Jul 2018

80s hairdo style the perm is making a comeback

80s hairdo style the perm is making a comeback

The perm — immortalised by 80s music stars and grandmothers alike — has made a grand return to the fashion fore.

UPDATE: Police called to U17 football game after brawl

UPDATE: Police called to U17 football game after brawl

A teenage boy was allegedly assaulted by an adult male from the crowd.

‘Aliens stole my feathered friends’

‘Aliens stole my feathered friends’

Alien forces are behind a series of mysterious duck disappearances in the Northern Territory, according to a local nurse.

Most unpopular baby names of 2018

Most unpopular baby names of 2018

According to a poll on Netmums, these are the baby names that are well and truly dying out. Sincere apologies if yours is on the list.

Fri 13 Jul 2018

Elderly driver cruises down wrong side of highway

Elderly driver cruises down wrong side of highway

TERRIFYING footage has shown an elderly person driving down the wrong side of the Bruce Highway into the path of a truck.

Airline board fired after PM's cancelled flight, chaos

Airline board fired after PM's cancelled flight, chaos

FOR most of us, protesting against unfair treatment by an airline is a futile battle. Not for this passenger, who hit back after his flight was cancelled.

Guinness World Record broken at the Birdsville Big Red Bash

Guinness World Record broken at the Birdsville Big Red Bash

Rocky's own Busby Marou opened the three day rock music event

Black cats beautiful, lucky or not

Black cats beautiful, lucky or not

Friday 13th lucky for some, not so others

Disgust over racist housemate ad

Disgust over racist housemate ad

It warned people from one country not to “waste your time” applying as they would not be accepted.

Nanna's sex addiction

Nanna's sex addiction

A "NANNA" has lifted the lid about her sex addiction in a new book.

Thu 12 Jul 2018

WATCH: Gruesome procedure to cut off nine-metre fingernails

WATCH: Gruesome procedure to cut off nine-metre fingernails

SHRIDHAR Chillal had the longest fingernails ever recorded on a single hand. Now he's decided to cut them off and its going to need more than just clippers.

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