Off Beat News

Tue 28 Jan 2020

KFC’s witty response to drug request

KFC’s witty response to drug request

A KFC post has gone viral in response to a Twitter user who suggested adding a psychoactive drug to the famed chicken recipe.

Moment storm chaser nearly struck by lightning

premium_icon Moment storm chaser nearly struck by lightning

A storm chaser was thrown onto all fours when a lighting bolt struck a nearby power pole, creating a “flash of blue”, a “deafening roar” and sending sparks flying.

Karl rips ‘worst lamb ad ever’

Karl rips ‘worst lamb ad ever’

The new lamb ad has finally been released, and Karl Stefanovic didn’t hold back after watching it, dubbing it the “worst ad ever”.

Royal heart-throb’s surprising admission

Royal heart-throb’s surprising admission

The Queen’s great-nephew, a hunky social media celeb in his own right, just revealed something that’ll raise eyebrows among the royal family.

Mum’s $12 Kmart iron hack stuns shoppers

Mum’s $12 Kmart iron hack stuns shoppers

A savvy woman has stunned fellow Kmart shoppers after revealing the cheap and unexpected item she uses to make ironing easier.

Bizarre work email raises eyebrows

Bizarre work email raises eyebrows

An unverified email is causing a stir online as a HR manager told an employee that his car “looks bad” and he needed to buy a new one.

Toowoomba woman lucks out with donation find

premium_icon Toowoomba woman lucks out with donation find

A TOOWOOMBA woman has been reunited with a piece of family history in what she describes as a one-in-a-million coincidence.

Mon 27 Jan 2020

Bizarre solution to horror work injury

Bizarre solution to horror work injury

Cobbler David Lee was more concerned that he wouldn’t be able to fix shoes again and would lose his store than he was about cutting off his thumb.

Blokes scoff down five pies in five minutes for Aussie Day

premium_icon Blokes scoff down five pies in five minutes for Aussie Day

The Harrup Park pie-eating contest attracted a huge crowd. Think you could eat five pies this quickly?

Sun 26 Jan 2020

Are you a good bloke? And why can’t women be one?

premium_icon Are you a good bloke? And why can’t women be one?

One clever Aussie has been awarded a PhD for research into identifying what it is to be a ‘good bloke’ in Australia

Sat 25 Jan 2020

Australia’s ‘worst’ towns revealed

Australia’s ‘worst’ towns revealed

Australia’s most controversial Facebook page has ranked the nation’s worst towns of 2019. Did yours make the cut?

GROSS WARNING: Foul moment Chinese man eats mice alive

GROSS WARNING: Foul moment Chinese man eats mice alive

Disgusting footage has emerged of a Chinese diner eating baby mice alive, in what is a delicacy in backstreet restaurants. WARNING: Gross

Inside a happy Mormon marriage; ‘families are eternal’

premium_icon Inside a happy Mormon marriage; ‘families are eternal’

These two young Mormons say they’re both hopeless romantics. The newlyweds say kids and a move to the US for Dakota’s singing career are next on the cards.

More women popping the big question

premium_icon More women popping the big question

It may not be the bended knee you expect, but an increasing number of women are shunning 1600 years of tradition by popping the question to their boyfriends

First Fleet’s terrifying introduction to Australian climate

First Fleet’s terrifying introduction to Australian climate

FLASHBACK: The women screamed as the huge waves crashed loudly on the wooden deck. Horrified, they watched the foaming torrent wash away their blankets.

Fri 24 Jan 2020

Woman told off for ‘racist’ bus rant

Woman told off for ‘racist’ bus rant

A woman on a bus has been screamed down by fellow passengers who called her “racist” after she told them to speak to each other in English.

Doomsday is now much closer

Doomsday is now much closer

The keepers of the Doomsday clock have said we’re closer than ever to meeting our end, and they say one group of people is to blame.

Koalas, bats, wolf pups sold at Chinese virus market

Koalas, bats, wolf pups sold at Chinese virus market

KOALAS have been identified as one of the many animals sold for human consumption in the Chinese market linked to the deadly coronavirus virus outbreak.

Star’s bizarre ‘exorcism’ video stuns fans

Star’s bizarre ‘exorcism’ video stuns fans

Actress Julianne Hough has been filmed writhing and moaning during a “bizarre” energy session, and it has fans spooked.

Mystery as 10yo boy ‘gets girl pregnant’

Mystery as 10yo boy ‘gets girl pregnant’

In a case that’s caused controversy across Russia, a 10-year-old boy is alleged to have impregnated his 13-year-old friend – but there’s one catch.

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