Off Beat News

Mon 15 Oct 2018

Coke’s disturbing vending machine message

Coke’s disturbing vending machine message

WHEN Coca Cola tried to be friendly by writing a greeting on one of its vending machines it ended up shocking customers with a grim message.

New tech could mean no more stopping at red lights

New tech could mean no more stopping at red lights

A NEW trial uses a futuristic method to ease traffic congestion.

Huge coincidence for reunited brothers: 'Gave me goosebumps'

Huge coincidence for reunited brothers: 'Gave me goosebumps'

IN A bizarre coincidence after Terry Gall and Barry Sutherland reunited in Toowoomba, they discovered they were only meters away from each other a year earlier.

Sun 14 Oct 2018

Resort’s saucy secrets exposed

Resort’s saucy secrets exposed

IF YOU thought resorts on party islands were all about nudity, boozing and staff sleeping with guests, you were absolutely right.

Sat 13 Oct 2018

Queensland cat survives six weeks in NT outback

Queensland cat survives six weeks in NT outback

A COUPLE is making a five-day journey from Brisbane to Mataranka to rescue their beloved 18-year-old cat Spike.

VIDEO: Driver in close shave with truck on the Warrego

VIDEO: Driver in close shave with truck on the Warrego

A TOOWOOMBA man has had a close brush with death after a truck he was overtaking failed to spot him.

WEDDING PASHERS: Eugenie and Jack in fairytale royal union

WEDDING PASHERS: Eugenie and Jack in fairytale royal union

STAUNCH Monarchists, maybe don’t read this. We take a colourful look at the second-best royal wedding of the year.

Woman shamed for gross mid-air act

Woman shamed for gross mid-air act

WHEN video of this plane passenger was shared online, thousands of people responded with anger — and disgust.

Never do this simple thing with a rental car

Never do this simple thing with a rental car

SCOTT Sewell’s rookie error when renting a car left him black-listed with a $1400 bill. It’s something we probably do all the time.

Tsunami could hit Australia again

Tsunami could hit Australia again

WHILE Australia is seen as a geologically stable continent, experts have revealed Australia is at risk of a devastating tsunami.

Problem with $500b megacity

Problem with $500b megacity

DUBBED the “mega city of the future”, but there’s one big reason tech leaders are pulling out of the ambitious $500 billion project.

Terrible news for Aussie vegans

Terrible news for Aussie vegans

IT TURNS out one of Australia’s favourite foods — which vegans have been eating for years — may not actually be vegan at all.

Fri 12 Oct 2018

Auschwitz plan for racist football fans

Auschwitz plan for racist football fans

A MAJOR football team have decided upon a drastic measure in an attempt to combat anti-Semitism at the club.

Bizarre way Aussie robber used his loot

Bizarre way Aussie robber used his loot

COREY Donaldson threatened to blow up a bank unless money was handed over. What he did with the cash set him apart from others.

Kanye West photo sparks bizarre firestorm

Kanye West photo sparks bizarre firestorm

ONE of the most controversial musicians on the planet has sent fans into a frenzy after being snapped in a polarising jacket.

Drastic step in mystery cruise ship death

Drastic step in mystery cruise ship death

A TALENTED cruise ship singer was mysteriously discovered dead inside her cabin five years ago. Now her parents are taking a dramatic step to get answers.

White woman calls cops on black babysitter

White woman calls cops on black babysitter

WE CAN’T believe in 2018, this is still happening. This man has been babysitting two kids for years, but a white woman thought something was up and called police.

Dog mauls pregnant mum’s breast

Dog mauls pregnant mum’s breast

A YOUNG mum has told of the moment she thought she was going to die as a terrifying pitbull latched on to her breast.

Google Maps search ends in divorce

Google Maps search ends in divorce

A MAN who was looking up romantic places to take his wife to found out she’d already been there — and it ended their marriage.

Sugar Baby takes Daddy to court

Sugar Baby takes Daddy to court

FOR four months, Shawdy Kiani and John Huha “dated”. But when she refused to become his girlfriend, the harassment started.

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