Off Beat News

Sat 8 Dec 2018

4000-year-old pot held man’s toothbrush

4000-year-old pot held man’s toothbrush

Someone, call Antiques Roadshow. This man had no idea he was using an ancient artefact to house his toothbrush for the past five years.

Man coughs up ‘perfect’ blood clot

Man coughs up ‘perfect’ blood clot

Doctors were left “astonished” when a man, originally rushed to hospital for heart failure, spontaneously coughed up a perfect cast of one of his lungs.

Bride’s crazy $1000 dress code

Bride’s crazy $1000 dress code

A bridezilla has revealed a ridiculous list of demands her guests must follow, with people forced to wear different things depending on their weight.

Fri 7 Dec 2018

Fury at un-Australian Christmas billboard

Fury at un-Australian Christmas billboard

A billboard that’s been set up in Queensland is drawing a lot of attention, with the state’s police chief calling for the “abhorrent” ad to be taken down.

Real cost of ‘scared’ #MeToo men

Real cost of ‘scared’ #MeToo men

As the Me Too movement forces a cultural reset on workplaces, worried men are putting up barriers — but it’s coming at a cost.

Prophet’s scary ‘megaquake’ warning

Prophet’s scary ‘megaquake’ warning

A self-proclaimed mystic with a global cult following claims a rare planetary alignment could trigger a “megaquake” over the festive season.

This Wonka theory will blow your mind

This Wonka theory will blow your mind

The Willy Wonka movie is a true childhood classic. But after hearing this explosive take, you’ll never think of it the same way again.

Chilling footage moments before frozen death

Chilling footage moments before frozen death

Horrifying CCTV footage has captured the final tragic moments before Russian football star Alexey Lomakin collapsed to his death.

Thu 6 Dec 2018

Electric Aston Martin cars that are fit for a future king

Electric Aston Martin cars that are fit for a future king

YOU can now get closer to having your own Prince Harry and Meghan Markle wedding moment thanks to this car maker.

Stunning images come with dire warning

Stunning images come with dire warning

Warning: These entries in the Wildlife Photographer of the Year Competition could stun you with the beauty of nature - but some of these images might just break...

Cave with power, water nation’s cheapest ‘home’

Cave with power, water nation’s cheapest ‘home’

Feeling bummed out by expensive property prices? An unusual underground “home” dug into a sandstone cliff has been listed for sale at a truly rock bottom price.

The road rules quiz driving Aussies crazy

The road rules quiz driving Aussies crazy

A seemingly simple road rules question has gotten the better of many Aussie drivers, with motorists unable to decide on the correct answer.

Couple shocked at cruise’s harsh truth

Couple shocked at cruise’s harsh truth

When their cruise ship left without them, a stranded couple was devastated — and angry. But it was all their fault.

Wed 5 Dec 2018

Confusion over officer’s tradie outfit

Confusion over officer’s tradie outfit

A photo of a police officer wearing a high-vis vest while holding an assault rifle during yesterday’s Brisbane raid has people confused.

Mackay lotto winner yet to claim $1 million prize money

Mackay lotto winner yet to claim $1 million prize money

MORE than $1 million in Golden Casket prize money has gone unclaimed by one lucky Mackay player despite numerous calls made over the last two days.

Common phrase now offensive

Common phrase now offensive

Sorry everyone. This incredibly common phrase has been deemed offensive to vegans, vegetarians, women and the poor.

Princess planned ‘escape for years’

Princess planned ‘escape for years’

The mystery surrounding the whereabouts of Dubai’s runaway princess has been laid bare in a new documentary, with stunning revelations.

Surprising nation has world’s most powerful passport

Surprising nation has world’s most powerful passport

A country has come from nowhere and suddenly had its passport declared the most powerful in the world. This is how it happened.

Stupid ritual that needs to stop

Stupid ritual that needs to stop

Everyone you love will already be over the moon that a new little person is about to enter the family, so why do we insist on this pointless event?

Girl’s deadly find on Aussie beach

Girl’s deadly find on Aussie beach

After a day of building sandcastles and collecting shells on a beach a young girl unknowingly took home a very dangerous creature.

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