How To Enable “Apps from Unknown Sources” on Amazon Fire TV or Amazon Fire Stick

Enabling “Apps from Unknown Sources” is normally the first step in installing most non-amazon apps, including Kodi. This option allows you to install apps from outside of the normal app store and is crucial for many of the popular apps on Amazon Fire.1

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Why I don’t believe Electric Vehicles are the future

I have an unpopular opinion, and that opinion is that electric vehicles (EVs) are not the future and they aren’t as good as people make them out to be.

It is claimed that EVs are better than typical combustion vehicles as they save you money on fuel while being kinder to the environment, both points I find debatable.


(NB. Long post warning, I normally like to keep them short and sweet but I got carried away)

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New Job – Racing Ahead

Now some of you may have noticed that I’m an engineer by trade, and you may have noticed that I recently started a new job and having been posting a lot less frequently than before (recently now being a couple of months ago…).

But I am glad to say that I am now working back in Formula 1 again! I am doing Power Unit/ Engine-based work, which is pretty cool as it’s probably the part of engineering I enjoy the most.

I thought it might be worth giving a quick overview of what it’s like to work in Formula 1, as the majority of people are unlikely to know anyone who does, especially outside of the UK!daniel-ricciardo-leads-the-filed-at-the-start-of-the-2016-formula-one-chinese-grand-prix

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How To: Make Chain Mail (Maille)

Good day to all,

Today’s How-To is about making maille, commonly known as chain mail.

Maille consists of many interlinking metal rings which was originally used as a form of armour which is flexible, allowing the wearer to move about while protecting them from attacks.

Today’s How-to is more related to making maille for the fun of it rather than equipping yourself for medieval warfare! Although once you get the hang of it you can make maille for a variety of purposes, including armour if you so wish!

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Pokémon Go -Because all the cool kids are doing it

If you live anywhere with an internet connection, which I’m assuming you are if you are reading this (unless you are one of the few subscribers who insist on having new posts delivered by owl), you will have probably seen a lot of news about the recently released Pokémon Go game/app.


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