Off Beat News

Thu 24 May 2018

The truth behind the ‘Yanny/Laurel’ debate

The truth behind the ‘Yanny/Laurel’ debate

THE voiceover artist behind the contentious ‘Yanny/Laurel’ soundbite has revealed what he actually said. But his answer won’t bring music to every ear.

Hilarious royal wedding ‘bad lip reading’ you need to see

Hilarious royal wedding ‘bad lip reading’ you need to see

REMEMBER all those private whispered moments between Harry and Meghan at the royal wedding? Now you can hear what they were REALLY saying.

CCTV: Is this the Coast's worst trailer driver?

CCTV: Is this the Coast's worst trailer driver?

THE hunt is on for the driver of a Landcruiser who backed a trailer into a parked car in a Sunshine Coast car park before allegedly driving away.

REVEALED: World’s first floating utopian city

REVEALED: World’s first floating utopian city

AUSTRALIAN housing prices getting you down? Good news! This glamorous floating paradise is coming soon to an ocean near you.

What not to do when going to court for drug charges

premium_icon What not to do when going to court for drug charges

A MOTHER who was on her way to court to face drug charges, not only drove to the court house high on meth, but ditched more drugs in the garden on her way in.

Wed 23 May 2018

Emu mobs invade small Aussie town

Emu mobs invade small Aussie town

EMUS are prowling the streets of of a small Aussie town

3 weird and creepy things you can buy right now

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YOU can't imagine some of the bizarre things people are selling on the Northern Rivers

‘My gosh’: What an absolute bust

‘My gosh’: What an absolute bust

A SOCCER player who famously exposed her bra after winning the World Cup is back in the headlines for an unflattering honour.

Would you have sex while your dog's in the room?

Would you have sex while your dog's in the room?

ONE in three pet owners admit to getting frisky in front of their furbaby, a new study shows.

THE STORY OF: Frank Revill

THE STORY OF: Frank Revill

Frank Revill's life has revolved around the ocean, from serving in the Navy to working on a replica of Captain Cook's Endeavour.

Tue 22 May 2018

'MAGICAL': Paramedics deliver baby Mikayla in driveway

'MAGICAL': Paramedics deliver baby Mikayla in driveway

PARAMEDIC Laura Hirth has only been fully qualified for two months but she is already changing lives, and bringing new ones into the world.

How to survive man flu

How to survive man flu

THIS misunderstood malaise of is often heartlessly dismissed by women and partners, but fear not, fellows, here’s your survival guide, writes Kerry Parnell.

’He’s peeing. Oh my God’

’He’s peeing. Oh my God’

JUST when you thought plane passengers couldn’t get more disgusting, a man went ahead and urinated on a seat mid-flight.

Mums throw ‘pamper day’ for girls’ party

Mums throw ‘pamper day’ for girls’ party

THESE mothers have laughed in the face of party tradition and thrown a unicorn spa “pamper day” for a trio of little girls. But is it cute, or just ridiculous?

Woman wins $4.8m lotto twice

Woman wins $4.8m lotto twice

A MELBOURNE woman will receive $40,000 every month for the next 20 years after buying two winning lotto tickets using the same “special” numbers.

Chaos as monkey runs amok in airport

Chaos as monkey runs amok in airport

A DARING macaque headed for an animal sanctuary sparked frantic scenes at an airport when he made a sudden break for freedom.

ZOMBIE ATTACK: So where's the safest place in Australia?

ZOMBIE ATTACK: So where's the safest place in Australia?

EVER wondered in the unlikely event of a zombie attack, where would be the safest place in Australia. Well someone has actually looked into this.

Viagra, pill to be available over the counter

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STATE Parliament is investigating a huge shake-up of Queensland pharmacies that is likely to spark a turf war between pharmacists and doctors.

Shooters pitch radical solution to gun range stalemate

Shooters pitch radical solution to gun range stalemate

Frustrated shooting club president Ron Owen looks to Europe for answer to 25-years of broken promises over local range.

Why are we obsessed with boob jobs?

premium_icon Why are we obsessed with boob jobs?

AUSTRALIA’S average breast size has reached an outrageous size — so columnist Ann Wason Moore asks what’s with our obsession with cosmetic surgery?

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