Off Beat News

Tue 18 Feb 2020

New technology means you'll never charge your phone again

New technology means you'll never charge your phone again

A new generator that creates electricity “out of thin air” could eliminate the need for a charger – and that’s just the beginning of benefits.

Mum’s breastfeeding ‘mistake’ goes viral

Mum’s breastfeeding ‘mistake’ goes viral

A mother is copping backlash online after sharing photos of a “relatable” parenting fail — that some have labelled “harmful”.

Do you have rare Aussie coin worth thousands?

Do you have rare Aussie coin worth thousands?

A Melbourne mum is urging people to check their change stash after discovering a $1 coin with a tiny difference.

Palace ‘porn shock’ rocks royals

Palace ‘porn shock’ rocks royals

The official website of the Royal Family reportedly sent online visitors to a raunchy portal when they clicked on a charity link.

Mon 17 Feb 2020

WATCH: Python eats ‘massive’ cat

premium_icon WATCH: Python eats ‘massive’ cat

A snake catcher has warned of the dangers of letting cats outside after footage shows him catching a massive python who feasted on a family pet.

Star ripped for ‘unacceptable’ anthem fail

Star ripped for ‘unacceptable’ anthem fail

The NBA All-Star Game has been overshadowed by a moment of pure horror as a musical icon butchered the American national anthem.

Tyre croc rescue comes up flat

premium_icon Tyre croc rescue comes up flat

THE Outback Wrangler’s quest to rescue a croc with a motorbike tyre around its neck has proved more difficult than anticipated.

Tradie performs CPR on gecko drowning in beer

Tradie performs CPR on gecko drowning in beer

This tradie found a gecko drowning in his beer. So performed CPR to bring it back to life.

JLo’s jaw-dropping bikini selfie

JLo’s jaw-dropping bikini selfie

Jennifer Lopez has given her 114 million Instagram followers a serious dose of gym inspiration after sharing a next-level bikini selfie.

‘Is he naked?’: Swimmer shocks onlookers

‘Is he naked?’: Swimmer shocks onlookers

A skinny-dipper shocked drinkers having a few sundowners in Melbourne’s CBD yesterday when he jumped into the Yarra for a touch of backstroke.

Sun 16 Feb 2020

Bizarre ways people have written wills

Bizarre ways people have written wills

An unsent SMS, a message on a tractor, a poem – needless to say, wills of the 21st century are taking increasingly ridiculous forms.

‘I was lost’: Dad’s handcrafted saving grace

premium_icon ‘I was lost’: Dad’s handcrafted saving grace

A passion for creating handcrafted surfboards has guided a Coast father through a devastating family tragedy.

Sat 15 Feb 2020

Buff Liam smashes vegan stereotype

premium_icon Buff Liam smashes vegan stereotype

Recent photos of Liam Hemsworth show the Hunger Games star has packed on some serious muscle, smashing old ideas about the sort of body achievable through a plant-based...

Scientists new plan to find alien life

Scientists new plan to find alien life

US scientists have detailed a new state-of-the-art search for extraterrestrial intelligence – and the general public can join in.

Dumbest celebrity body trend yet

Dumbest celebrity body trend yet

Four separate Hollywood celebrities debuted big face tattoos in the past week alone. What on earth is going on?

Twist in girl's claim she's pregnant with 10 year-old's baby

Twist in girl's claim she's pregnant with 10 year-old's baby

After a Russian teen claimed a 10-year-old boy impregnated her, a shocking confession on live TV has now turned the case on its head.

Fri 14 Feb 2020

Why this infamous yowie is on the move

premium_icon Why this infamous yowie is on the move

A man who has been working to prove the existence of a yowie at a tourism mecca says there has been a dramatic drop in sightings and he knows the reason why.

Mum’s plea over ‘creepy’ bedroom door

Mum’s plea over ‘creepy’ bedroom door

An Aussie mum asked for help online decorating a “weird” door in her new rental — instead the internet pleaded with her to “move out”.

WARNING Graphic: $3 Kmart item puts girl, 5, in hospital

WARNING Graphic: $3 Kmart item puts girl, 5, in hospital

A mum has warned parents after claiming a cheap Kmart product led to her daughter developing a “horrible” infection. WARNING: Graphic

Rafael Nadal’s OCD knows no bounds

Rafael Nadal’s OCD knows no bounds

Rafael Nadal likes things a very particular way playing tennis, and the Spaniard is just as meticulous when he’s away from the court.

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