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How to Read Down Syndrome Markers on an Ultrasound During Pregnancy

Down syndrome markers are indications, on an ultrasound, that a fetus may have down syndrome. Down syndrome markers found on ultrasounds are controversial, because the markers may occur in fetuses without down syndrome. The markers are not always reliable. Common markers used to identify down syndrome include echogenic bowel, echogenic intracardiac focus, dilation of the […]



How to Read a Canceled Check

A canceled check is a check that’s been paid by the bank. Some banks include copies of canceled checks with monthly statements sent to customers. Others make the front and back of checks available online. Canceled checks are a convenient way for you to reconcile your check register with your bank statement and help ensure […]



How to Convert Bifocals to Single Vision

Around the age of 40, most people begin to notice fine print is more difficult to read, according to the University of Michigan’s Kellogg Eye Center. Bifocals are lenses that have two types of vision correction, also called power: one for distance and another for helping to see better up close. A bifocal prescription is […]



How to Read Spanish Tarot Cards

A form of divination in antiquity, tarot cards provide you with an amusing way to foretell the future, or at the least impress friends and guests. Spanish tarot cards do not differ from standard tarot cards except for the fact that they are in Spanish. This makes reading them difficult only due to the language […]



How to Read a Houston, Texas Water Meter

A water meter is a useful house appliance that helps to keep track of the amount of water usage. In the 2000s, Houston, Texas faced problems involving poor, unclear and inaccurate water meter readings due to some new and inefficient electronic meters. Checking your water meter reading at least once a month, if not daily […]



How to Read a Tab Delimited File in PHP

Text files often store data that you want to read and use with a PHP script. These files are typically either comma-delimited, tab-delimited or use a fixed field width. You can read a tab-delimited file into PHP by reading the contents into a variable, splitting the variable into individual lines or records and splitting each […]



How to Read Screw Sizes

Screw sizes are written in an alphanumeric code that can be difficult to decipher if you’re not familiar with the system. Sequences like "4-30 x .10," "1/8-10 x 4/6" and "M5-.4 x 15" may seem meaningless, but they say a lot, and you need the right screw to do the job. Purchasing or using the […]



10 Most Lucrative Work-From-Home Jobs

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How To Read an Airline Ticket

Airline tickets have a language all their own. They are covered in codes meant to convey information to airline personnel. Most of it is gibberish to everyone else. While the things printed on airline tickets are confusing, they are not secret. If you know what to look for, it is easy to read an airline […]



How to Read Body Language

Learn all about body language signals for lying, confidence, flirting, and insecurity and how to read other body language in this free video series on body language communication skills. Series Summary Body language is a curious thing. We humans move our bodies and send and receive signals we are often unaware of. This language of […]



Which Font Is Easiest to Read on Paper?

In printing and publishing, the word “font” refers to the typeface used to create printed characters. A font is selected to provide readability and to relay information through the text. There are two types of fonts: serif and sans serif. Types Serif is a typography term used to describe the ornamentation on characters. Serifs appear […]



How to Read Sonograms

You may see sonograms of friends and family online, or pictures of celebrities getting an ultrasound. You or someone close to you has probably had one. How are those pictures taken, and is it more than just a black-and-white blur? Sonograms, like this picture of a baby, are taken with sound waves using an ultrasound […]



How to Get Ebooks for the Ematic Ebook Reader

The Ematic Ebook Reader allows users to view text files. This portable device reads a large variety of ebook formats but won’t read AZW, which is designed for the Amazon Kindle, OPF, LIT, DNL, PKG and a few other formats. There are several sources that offer ebooks that are in a compatible format. Once you […]



How to Keep Children's Attention During Story Time

As a teacher or children’s librarian, you know how frustrating it can be when children don’t pay attention during story time. Every educator needs a few tricks up her sleeve to ensure that her students stay awake and engaged during story time. Keep your students’ attention by getting them involved, being mindful of their attention […]



How to Read a Tri-Fold Brochure

With attention-grabbing graphics, layout and wording, brochures are designed to get your attention and keep it. Tri-fold brochures are a way to advertise goods or give out information on a product. They are called tri-fold because these brochures are folded into three panels. Information on the brochures is laid out in a way that makes […]



Do You Crab During High or Low Tide?

Crabbing is the practice of catching crabs in the ocean, usually by means of a net, crab trap or crab pot. It is popular in locations on both the Atlantic and Pacific coasts of the U.S., including Oregon, Northern California and Maryland. While crabbing is not difficult, conducting a research into the ideal places and […]



How to Read Weather Radar

Weather radar, also referred to as Doppler radar, is a useful tool in forecasting weather. It is also useful to the typical person because it can let them know if and when bad weather will affect them. Forecasters use radar to determine when to issue weather watches and warnings, and storm chasers use it to […]



How to Read NFL Football Odds

There are two outcomes to every NFL game. The first result is on the scoreboard: Which team won and which team lost? The second tally is done by bettors: Which team covered, or beat the point spread? Picking winners and losers against the spread is a popular pastime. Before embarking on this adventure you must […]



How to Read Music Notes for Beginners

Learning how to read music is a skill that can be acquired at almost any age. While advanced music can be quite complex, it is built upon a foundation of simple principles. Knowing the basics of note reading and rhythmic notation will unlock limitless musical possibilities. With practice, reading music can become as comfortable as […]



Reading Comprehension Test Tips

Reading comprehension is an important aspect of academic ability and is a common section on standardized tests such as the SAT, GMAT, GRE and LSAT. Reading comprehension test sections typically involve reading a passage on a certain subject and then answering several questions based on the passage. Following these tips helps you prepare and improves […]