Off Beat News

Tue 17 Apr 2018

World’s biggest Lego Titanic docks at museum

World’s biggest Lego Titanic docks at museum

IT boasts 56,000 bricks and took nearly a year to complete, but the mastermind behind the globe’s largest Lego Titanic replica is not who you’d expect.

RUSH HOUR: Man ‘turned gay’ by painkillers

RUSH HOUR: Man ‘turned gay’ by painkillers

A MAN claims he’s dumped his girlfriend and is now gay after taking drugs to ease the pain of a broken foot.

Bizarre new Kmart trend taking off

Bizarre new Kmart trend taking off

CHILDREN attending birthday parties are being given bags of money and told to “go for it” to see who can buy the strangest things in Kmart.

Truth about ‘fake’ Trump picture

Truth about ‘fake’ Trump picture

AS Donald Trump’s Press Secretary was criticised for tweeting a “fake” photo of the Syria strike talks, a worrying detail emerged.

Vegan’s anger over $22 ‘prison meal’

Vegan’s anger over $22 ‘prison meal’

A VEGAN was left with a bad taste in her mouth after paying $22 at a restaurant in Newcastle for a dish she found distinctly lacking.

Mon 16 Apr 2018

RUSH HOUR: Woman sent bill for rejecting date

RUSH HOUR: Woman sent bill for rejecting date

A WOMAN shared her outrage with Twitter when she received a $50 bill after “ghosting” requests from a guy to meet for a second date.

Sun 15 Apr 2018

Founder defends ‘snobby’ dating app

Founder defends ‘snobby’ dating app

A NEW app exclusively for people who attended a private school has been slammed as “elitist”, “classist” and “totally ridiculous”.

Sat 14 Apr 2018

Brutal advice for husband wanting open marriage

Brutal advice for husband wanting open marriage

THIS new dad wanted to know how to ask his wife for an open marriage without hurting her feelings. This probably wasn’t the response he was looking for.

Gymnast’s hilarious ‘rainbow bum’ move

Gymnast’s hilarious ‘rainbow bum’ move

A CANADIAN gymnast appears to be performing a remarkable manoeuvre with her backside. What’s going on here?

Fri 13 Apr 2018

Reveller leaves rambling note in car

Reveller leaves rambling note in car

WHEN a drunk person noticed a car unlocked on their stumble home, they decided to hop in and leave a note with some life advice.

Why restaurants are cooking your steak wrong on purpose

Why restaurants are cooking your steak wrong on purpose

GETTING steak cooked exactly as you want it isn’t foolproof. But it would seem some chefs are meddling with “medium-rare” and cooking your steak wrong on purpose.

Senate approves law banning sex with animals 25 votes to 10

Senate approves law banning sex with animals 25 votes to 10

US state senate approves law banning sex with animals by 25 votes to 10

Map shows how likely you are to die in World War Three

Map shows how likely you are to die in World War Three

Since self-confessed "stable genius" Donald Trump took the oath of office, the prospect of a nuclear war has seemed more likely.

Woman’s name gets her kicked off flight

Woman’s name gets her kicked off flight

THERE are many reasons a person could be turned away from their flight. Ashley Collins couldn’t believe the one given to her.

Thu 12 Apr 2018

Ewe got to be kidding me! Locals mistake seal for sheep

Ewe got to be kidding me! Locals mistake seal for sheep

LOCALS must have thought they had the wool pulled over their eyes when a strange stray tried to blend in with the flock in the British countryside.

Woman sues over burning hot lasagne

Woman sues over burning hot lasagne

A PIECE of lasagne could cost an Italian restaurant $65k, if a lawsuit against them gets over the line.

Is this Australia’s most obscure road rule?

Is this Australia’s most obscure road rule?

A WOMAN claims she was fined $1007 and disqualified from driving for six months over an “unfair” and obscure new law.

GIANT PYTHON: He's off and racing

GIANT PYTHON: He's off and racing

QLD NEWS: Jocjey Masayuki Abe was given the fright of his life at trackwork when a giant snake slithered onto the track.

Reporter falls in pool on live TV

Reporter falls in pool on live TV

A BBC presenter left Commonwealth Game swimmers in stitches when he took an unexpected plunge mid-interview.

Internet mocks ‘alien’ Zuckerberg

Internet mocks ‘alien’ Zuckerberg

THE memes are getting weirder on day two of Facebook boss Mark Zuckerberg’s public grilling. Even Jim Carrey is taking potshots.

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