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Woman’s Phone Explodes In Car After The Battery Was Replaced At Unofficial Repair Shop

ipone-fbIf you’re the kind of person not to be cowed into getting your iPhone fixed at an official Apple store by an official Genius at the possibility of your device being bricked by an update then maybe this footage will change your mind. It’s a tough decision – admittedly I’ve had phones fixed by street

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If you’re the kind of person not to be cowed into getting your iPhone fixed at an official Apple store by an official Genius at the possibility of your device being bricked by an update then maybe this footage will change your mind.

It’s a tough decision – admittedly I’ve had phones fixed by street vendors in the past but from personal experience an over zealous swiping session can crack a screen and God forbid dropping said ‘fixed’ phone in water, it’ll be a goner – but sometimes it just makes sense to spend a few extra pennies to get the pros in.

One unfortunate iPhone user in China found out the hard way as this footage shows, as she had to abandon her car in the middle of the motorway as it exploded and buurst into flames on her dashboard.

That’s not even a whimper of a flame. That’s Targaryen dragon levels of flames right there. And right in front of you on your dash. Can you smell nose hair?

The woman from Shanghai’s Minhang district in East China can be seen driving along when BOOM! her Apple iPhone 6 explodes like a Kim Kardashian selfie on Instagram.

She brakes, as most people would with an exploding phone in their face, but realises she’s in traffic and ostructing the inside lane.

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Just 20 seconds later the phone goes off again – like mine does on a Friday night from too many Tinder matches – with flames erupting leaving the poor driver in shock, screaming.

She can be heard getting out of the car and is surrounded by concerned drivers.

She tells a passing motorist who has stopped to check on her:

My phone exploded! My phone exploded!

The woman’s husband, Mr Jiang, said the phone had its battery replaced in a local mobile phone repair service in February.

The service centre reportedly took the phone back and gave them a new battery after it exploded, but won’t take ‘further responsibility’. They’re refusing to compensate them financially for the burnt dashboard and are refusing to fix the iPhone.

Sounds like a mobile phone repair service anywhere in the world tbh.

He said:

She was driving alone; no one touched the phone. It just suddenly blew up. She wasn’t charging or even using it at the time.

When we bought the battery from Hoho Fast in February, they told us it was genuine.

They’re refusing to take further responsibility and won’t compensate us.

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He added:

We asked them for a new phone. They say they can only give us a second-hand one.

It’s like they’re squeezing us like a tube of toothpaste. They’ll squeeze us until we run out of patience and give up, then the case is closed for them.

The couple are still negotiating with the business over compensation.

Social media users, however, said the woman was to blame for leaving the iPhone on her dashboard.

One person wrote:

It’s extremely hot in the summer and you leave your phone exposed to the sun. It’s obviously going to explode, you idiot!

And you’re blaming the phone?

Nah, I think it’s quite clear they’re blaming the phone shop where they got it from.

But let’s not let details get in the way of calling women idiots.

Don’t leave phones in hot cars anyway. They might explode. Or worse, your car will get broken into.

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Prince Harry’s Incredible Act After This Adorable Photo Was Taken

WEBTHUMBNEW_Meghan_and_Harry_4Prince Harry did something which made a young fan’s day when he met him at Dubbo airport while on the royal tour.  Prince Harry and Meghan Markle are currently on their 16-day tour, visiting Australia, New Zealand, Fiji and Tonga to take part in royal engagements and meet adoring fans. One of their younger admirers took

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Prince Harry did something which made a young fan’s day when he met him at Dubbo airport while on the royal tour. 

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle are currently on their 16-day tour, visiting Australia, New Zealand, Fiji and Tonga to take part in royal engagements and meet adoring fans.

One of their younger admirers took a shine to Prince Harry as the couple arrived in the drought-stricken town of Dubbo in northwestern New South Wales, where they were met with throngs of schoolchildren waving flags and holding welcome messages at Dubbo Airport.

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Five-year-old Luke Vincent, who has Down syndrome, waited patiently for his turn to meet Harry and Meghan and was overjoyed when he was finally able to hug them – so much so that he just could barely tear himself away from the delighted parents-to-be.

He handed Meghan a bunch of flowers before turning his attention to Prince Harry.

Aside from being a member of the royal family, there was one thing about Harry which Luke especially loved – his beard.

The school’s headteacher, Anne Van Dartel, explained the five-year-old’s favourite person in the world is Santa Claus; so even though Harry is a bit younger and a bit more red-headed than the festive figure, his beard was enough to make Luke happy.

In an adorable act, Prince Harry bent down to allow Luke to stroke his facial hair, making the royal beam with delight at the joy he was able to bring the young boy.

Harry crouched down as Luke explored all of the hair on his head, while wife Meghan looked on lovingly.

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Speaking about the lovely scene, the headteacher said:

He got a hug from Meghan and then Harry bent down to speak to him and Luke didn’t give him any choice. Luke’s favourite person in the world is Santa Claus, who has a beard. So he rubbed Harry’s beard.

It’s been a wonderful experience for these little country kids to meet people they’ve only ever seen on TV.

Heartwarming!

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Retirement Home Bosses Hire Naked Butlers As Treat For Elderly Residents

butlersBosses at a retirement home hired naked naked butlers as a treat for elderly residents, because you’re never too old to appreciate some eye candy.  89-year-old Joan Corp inspired the bosses to hire the hilariously nude staff, who served 23 guests a three-course meal while wearing only aprons to hide their manhood, but still adding a

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Bosses at a retirement home hired naked naked butlers as a treat for elderly residents, because you’re never too old to appreciate some eye candy. 

89-year-old Joan Corp inspired the bosses to hire the hilariously nude staff, who served 23 guests a three-course meal while wearing only aprons to hide their manhood, but still adding a hint of formality to the occasion with bowties.

11 of the guests were residents at Milton Lodge, while I guess the other 12 were just people who came to enjoy the show.

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Claire Martin, activities co-ordinator at Milton Lodge, explained how the situation came about:

Whenever you ask Joan what she wants that day she always says ‘a man’. So we weren’t surprised when she wanted it to be her wish.

We had a chat here and everyone was really keen to support it. We had a look online and found a company called Hunks in Trunks.

It sounds like a Baywatch spin off, but Joan and the other residents were certainly over the moon with having their butlers bare all. One of the residents even tried to steal one of the butlers’ aprons.

Claire continued:

When they turned up we had to let them know what we wanted them to do.

They had a three-course meal with a roast dinner. The ladies’ daughters and granddaughters came.

We asked them to do some harmless flirting, it doesn’t matter how old you are, so why not?

The ladies were really excited, they had all been giggling and they dressed up.

One of the residents in attendance, 99-year-old Doll Jenkins, couldn’t get enough of the men and has requested they return for her 100th birthday celebration.

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Because what better way to celebrate having lived a century by having your dinner brought to you by some naked butlers?

82-year-old Gladas Smith, who also enjoyed the show, said:

It made quite a change and the boys done well. It was a good evening.

I like how she had to clarify having naked butlers serve the food made ‘quite a change’ – I’m pretty confident that’s not the usual retirement home dinner routine.

The butlers delivered more than just food, and made sure the residents were entirely relaxed by giving them all massages.

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Claire continued:

They all had a massage, the butlers went around asking the ladies if they wanted a massage and they all said yes.

After it had all finished, Doll told the staff she wanted them back for her 100th birthday, so we are going to have them back.

They didn’t stop laughing the whole night, they absolutely loved it.

I’m sure it was a sight to behold!

Hilarious.

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Meghan Markle Pays Perfect Tribute To Princess Diana

Princess Diana 2Meghan Markle has paid tribute to Princess Diana on the first official day of her overseas royal tour, which she is attending with her husband Prince Harry. The Duchess of Sussex has been in the headlines everywhere you turn recently – from her marriage to Prince Harry earlier in the year to the announcement of

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Meghan Markle has paid tribute to Princess Diana on the first official day of her overseas royal tour, which she is attending with her husband Prince Harry.

The Duchess of Sussex has been in the headlines everywhere you turn recently – from her marriage to Prince Harry earlier in the year to the announcement of her pregnancy yesterday (October 15).

And, let’s be honest, those aren’t going to stop anytime soon so you may as well get up to date on her recent escapades.

The royal couple arrived in Sydney yesterday for the first day of their overseas tour – which will also see them visiting New Zealand, Fiji and Tonga over 16 days.

Eager fans of the Duke and Duchess of Sussex were waiting for them as they arrived, but they may have been too blown away by their presence (or staring at Meghan’s bump) to notice Meghan’s touching tribute to her mother-in-law.

The newly-pregnant royal was wearing a stunning pair of butterfly earrings, which at first glance may just seem like a fashion statement.

However, as the Daily Mail spotted, the exact same earrings were first worn by Princess Diana herself on her 1986 royal tour to Canada.

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And this wasn’t the only piece of jewellery that drew attention to Meghan, as she continued to pay tribute to her mother-in-law in the loveliest way.

Meghan paired the earrings with a simple gold bracelet containing blue stones, which may not have caught people’s eye at a first glance.

However, the bracelet is also thought to have belonged to Princess Diana, who was pictured wearing it on several occasions.

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This isn’t the first time the couple have paid tribute to Harry’s mother in such a way. When they announced their engagement in November 2017, Prince Harry made sure to pay tribute with the ring.

According to reports, the prince designed the engagement ring and made sure it featured a large diamond from Botswana and two smaller diamonds which were taken from Diana’s ‘personal collection’.

The engagement ring was made by Cleave and Company, Court Jewellers and Medallists to Her Majesty The Queen.

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Prince Harry spoke with reporter Mishal Husain for the BBC after the couple’s engagement, alluding to how well Meghan would have got on with his late mother:

Oh they’d be thick as thieves, without question.

I think she would be over the moon, jumping up and down, you know so excited for me, but then, as I said, would have probably been best friends – best friends with Meghan.

The prince also went on to say how he wanted to include Diana’s diamonds in the engagement ring ‘to make sure she’s with us on this crazy journey together’.

And their journey is only getting more exciting! Meghan and Harry announced their pregnancy to the public yesterday (October 15), via a statement by Kensington Palace.

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It read:

Their Royal Highnesses The Duke and Duchess of Sussex are very pleased to announce that The Duchess of Sussex is expecting a baby in the Spring of 2019.

Their Royal Highnesses have appreciated all of the support they have received from people around the world since their wedding in May and are delighted to be able to share this happy news with the public.

The Queen, Duke of Edinburgh, Prince of Wales, Duchess of Cornwall, and Duke and Duchess of Cambridge are delighted for the couple and were able to congratulate them on Friday at the wedding in person.

Congratulations, Harry and Meghan!

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