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How do I Read the Numbers on a Glasses Frame?

Heads and faces come in different shapes and sizes; therefore eyeglass frames must be made to fit a range of head and face sizes. The glasses industry uses standardized measurements to help manufacturers and optics workers dispense frames that properly fit their customers. By learning a few key facts, you can decipher the numbers on […]



How to Read .Txt Files With Kindle

The Kindle e-book reader is the best-selling product on Amazon.com, the website that created the Kindle. Users can choose from thousands of books, magazines and other items to purchase and download to the Kindle directly from Amazon’s Kindle store. Kindle owners aren’t limited to documents purchased from the Kindle store, however; documents in certain file […]



How to Read Toyota VIN Numbers

Every car that is manufactured has a vehicle identification number (VIN). The VIN is a group of numbers and letters that gives information about the car, from make and model to where and by whom it was manufactured. Every part of the number is essential to identifying a car. Find the VIN where the right […]



How to Read Common Blood Tests

At almost any checkup, we give blood samples because they’re a really good indicator for our general health. Most of us don’t have any idea what the results for the test mean. Here’s a basic guide for knowing what the results to your blood tests mean. Read your test results. Find your RBC count value […]



How Do I Read My Eye Exam Results?

It’s easy to be confused after an eye exam when your doctor hands you a prescription. It might contain words with which you are unfamiliar, or abbreviations and numbers that don’t make sense to you. The results listed on this prescription are nothing to worry about—your eye doctor is simply leaving detailed instructions about your […]



How to Read Clarinet Music

When reading clarinet sheet music, it’s important to know that the clarinet reads from the treble staff. Learn how to read a treble staff with help from an elementary school music teacher in this free video on clarinets.



How to Read Oil Pressure Gauges

The oil pressure gauge in your car’s dashboard tells you more than just the level of oil currently in your engine. It is also an indicator of the general health of your engine. Just like when a person’s blood pressure is too high or too low, your car’s engine can suffer significant damage if the […]



How to Read IR Spectrums

An infrared (IR) spectrum shows what functional groups are present in an organic molecule. In IR spectroscopy, a molecule is irradiated with electromagnetic radiation. The molecule absorbs energy if the frequency of the radiation matches the frequency of the vibrations of bonds within the molecule. Each bond type absorbs energy of a specific frequency. Therefore, […]



How to Read a Stock Ticker

Edward Calahan invented the stock ticker in 1863 and the New York Stock Exchange installed the first stock ticker in 1867. Messengers used to run price updates from the exchanges to brokers’ offices prior to the ticker. You may spot stock tickers scrolling across financial websites or on digital displays inside and outside financial buildings. […]



How to Read Military Maps

Military maps are used during land navigation exercises and daily military operations. The purpose of a military map is to allow a service member to find his way from one point to another using grid coordinates, terrain features and topographic symbols. Military maps are measured in meters. Although the military has largely converted to the […]