Off Beat News

Sat 18 May 2019

Inside new Bunnings $86,000 house

Inside new Bunnings $86,000 house

This clever new product delivers a brand new house in three months for less than $100,000. And you can buy it in Bunnings.

Why iPhone users hate dating outside their favourite 'brand'

Why iPhone users hate dating outside their favourite 'brand'

In the world of text there might not be a bigger divide between green and blue text bubbles, and it’s impacting people’s love life.

How an island dream turned into a nightmare

premium_icon How an island dream turned into a nightmare

Volunteer position in paradise was too good to be true

Fri 17 May 2019

Internet sensation Grumpy Cat dies

Internet sensation Grumpy Cat dies

Social media sensation Grumpy Cat, whose famously cranky feline face made millions of internet memes around the world has died.

The Rolls-Royce kit more expensive than two Toyota Corollas

The Rolls-Royce kit more expensive than two Toyota Corollas

"Small things make perfection, but perfection is no small thing”

Waiter’s mistake costs restaurant $8000

Waiter’s mistake costs restaurant $8000

The unnamed server was told to keep their “chin up” by managers at the swanky steakhouse after the costly blunder.

Gus rocked by tragic on-air news

Gus rocked by tragic on-air news

AN emotional Phil Gould was rattled by the sad news he received during Channel 9’s broadcast of Melbourne’s win over the Tigers.

'Amazing': Lost cat returns home after two years

premium_icon 'Amazing': Lost cat returns home after two years

THEY thought he was a goner, but a cat that went missing nearly two years ago is now back at home with its Wollongbar family.

'Not a joke': Who would steal a bus shelter?

'Not a joke': Who would steal a bus shelter?

A MUM of three thought she was seeing things when shelter wasn't there.

$3.8m Ferrari stolen during test drive

$3.8m Ferrari stolen during test drive

A rare heritage sports car formerly owned by a Formula One star was stolen in incredibly brazen circumstances.

How a lone sailor and his cat were rescued

premium_icon How a lone sailor and his cat were rescued

It's a tale of a daring escape, extreme weather and incredible selflessness. Sailor: 'I wasn't getting off the boat without my cat'.

Thu 16 May 2019

The Uno rule you're all getting wrong

The Uno rule you're all getting wrong

Which painful practice in Uno is a big no-no according to the maker?

Burt, the psychic croc, picks the  election winner

Burt, the psychic croc, picks the election winner

PUT away the glasses. It’s all over. Burt the psychic crocodile has chosen Saturday’s federal election winner

CRIPPLING LIVING COSTS: Battlers left with $50 a week

premium_icon CRIPPLING LIVING COSTS: Battlers left with $50 a week

Peter Ayoub dreams of visiting Fraser Island

Wed 15 May 2019

Wife's family knew her husband had affair with her mum

Wife's family knew her husband had affair with her mum

An Aussie woman recently learned her husband-of-six-years had been cheating on her - with her mum. And her entire family had known about the affair.

We’re about to enter a comet ‘swarm’

We’re about to enter a comet ‘swarm’

Meteor showers are beautiful. They are a spectacle. They’re mostly harmless. But one due in July could be concealing a deadly, dark secret.

Mums are going crazy for Bunnings’ cheap food container set

Mums are going crazy for Bunnings’ cheap food container set

Bunnings has delivered a final, fatal blow to the competition in the great race for the perfect set of kitchen storage containers.

Major problem with $5m Bond replica car

Major problem with $5m Bond replica car

British maker is building replica versions of the Aston Martin DB5 — one of the most recognisable movie cars in the world.

Mechanics trash luxury Bentley Continental coupe

Mechanics trash luxury Bentley Continental coupe

A Russian Top Gear-style team turns a $400,000 luxury sports coupe into a Mad Max-meets-Frankenstein off-roader.

Tue 14 May 2019

Macaw hosed down from tree during Toowoomba rescue

premium_icon Macaw hosed down from tree during Toowoomba rescue

A MACAW caused a stir when she escaped her home last week, not just with family but the community too, before being rescued in an unusual way by firefighters.

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