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How Do I Read a Federal Pay Check Stub?

Reading your pay stub for the first time is a little like reading a foreign language. There are all kinds of things that seem to have been deducted from your money before you ever got a chance to see it. A federal pay stub will look exactly the same as any other pay stub, as […]



How to Decorate a School Library

A visit to the school library is one of the only times a student ventures beyond the classroom during the school day. Therefore, the library provides an opportunity for students to have a learning experience that differs from traditional studies. Decorations are one way to make this special library time a positive, memorable experience. A […]



How to Read a CNC Blueprint

One of the most important aspects of a machinist’s career is the ability to read blueprints and calculate the necessary operations to be performed on a CNC (Computer Numerical Control) machine. CNC machines use the information on the blueprint to cut and shape various types of materials, including metals, wood and plastic. With experience and […]



Causes of Disk Read Errors

Disk read errors can indicate either a mechanical or software issue. Discovering the culprit for your error gives you the information needed to take pre-emptive action to save your data or fix an operating system gone awry. Before attempting to diagnose the problem, you should make a complete backup of your important data. This can […]



10 Most Lucrative Work-From-Home Jobs

[img] http://img-aws.ehowcdn.com/520×345/ds-cdn-write/upload/image/26/A8/1EF93784-AEBD-4B8B-A26C-0D337035A826/1EF93784-AEBD-4B8B-A26C-0D337035A826.jpg?l=502&u=0&r=1501&lo=998 [/img] If you¡¯ve grown weary of the traffic and the confines of your cubicle, a change of scenery may be in order. But leaving the office doesn¡¯t mean dropping out of the workforce. At-home jobs provide income and flexibility without the traditional workplace environment. Whether you¡¯re seeking a full-time career or a part-time […]



How to Read Grain Direction in Wood

Whenever you are cutting, sanding, painting or staining wood, knowing the direction in which the grain of the wood travels is vital to success. Performing any of these tasks against the grain of the wood will create an uneven, rough and unattractive finish that will mar the surface of whatever you intend to use the […]



How to Read EBV Blood Test Results

The Epstein-Barr Virus, or “EBV” blood test, determines whether or not a person has mononucleosis. The marker this test looks for is the amount of anti-bodies, or the heterophile aggluntination antigens present. False positives may occur in patients with hepatitis, lymphoma, rubella or lupus. Locate the section with blood readings starting with “EBV.” There will […]



How to Read Soccer Odds

Wagering bets on sporting events can add a shot of adrenalin to a quiet night in as you cheer your team (and your money) onto victory. Soccer is one of many sports you can wager bets on via online betting sites (outside the U.S.) or through regulated betting shops. However, soccer odds typically have a […]



How to Use a DVD Player to Read Computer Files

Since DVD-writing programs create ISO files, or disc image files, from the media files that are loaded into the program before burning the files to disc, the disc created in the programs can be played in most DVD players that accept DVD-Rs. To use a DVD player to read data files that are stored on […]



How to Read a Radon Detector

Radon is an odorless, tasteless and invisible gas typically found in basements or areas of a home that are beneath the ground. Radon is also the No. 1 cause of lung cancer in nonsmokers in the United States, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Meters typically range in cost from $20 to […]



How to Read a Time Card

As its name suggests, a "time card" is a document onto which an employee — or, in some cases, a company computer — enters the time he worked on a certain day. Although time cards come in different formats, they always contain certain pieces of key information. After all, their ultimate purpose across all industries […]



How to Read Engineering Blueprints

Every engineering project starts with a good idea, but once the idea is concrete in someone’s mind, it needs to be solidified in engineering blueprints. The blueprints are drawings that engineers and other professionals use to construct the structure. At first glance, these blueprints can seem like hieroglyphics, but reading them requires just a bit […]



Why are Phonics Important for Reading?

Definition When educators talk about phonics, they are referring to the explicit teaching of the relationships between phonemes (the sounds of language)and graphemes (the written representations of language) so that students can decode (sound out) words. Why Phonics? While it’s true that most of us do memorize whole words on occasion (such as names or […]



How to Read a CAPTCHA

A CAPTCHA, or Completely Automated Public Turing test to tell Computers and Humans Apart, is used by websites to prevent automated computer scripts from making frivolous communications. That way, only humans can access the website. In an effort to stay ahead of technology, CAPTCHAs have become more complex and frustrating. Here are some tips on […]



How to Read a Process Flow Chart

Most processes can be displayed visually using a process flow chart. The concept of the flow chart was once tied to the realm of software development, where it was necessary to analyze the algorithms that were being programmed. Since a process can be seen as a kind of algorithm, the practice spread into the business […]