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How to Find a Job Proofreading Books

Proofreading involves reading texts to find and correct errors in spelling, grammar, punctuation and fact. Proofreaders must have excellent language and research skills, pay close attention to detail and work under deadline pressures. Many book publishers hire proofreaders on a part-time or freelance basis to work from home. According to payscale.com, proofreaders make between $10 […]



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 Learn Hindi

Learning a new language is extremely difficult. It will take lots of time and memorization and most importantly, it will take loads and loads of practice, preferably in an immersion environment. That being said, it can be done, and done well, by following a few simple steps as basic guidelines. Let’s take a look. Learn […]



How to Read a .Lit File on a Mac

LIT files are Microsoft files written for the company’s Microsoft Reader. Unfortunately, Microsoft Reader is not available for Mac computers. If you have received a LIT file from a Windows user, you will need another type of software to read it. There are several options available for Mac users, each with advantages and disadvantages. Read […]



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 Measurements on an mL Syringe

Most syringes used for injections or to precisely measure oral medication are calibrated in milliliters (mL), also known as cc (cubic centimeters) as this is the standard unit for medication. The most frequently used syringe is the 3 mL syringe, but syringes as small as 0.5 mL and as large as 50 mL are also […]



How to read a web page using Python

This will show you how to read a web page from a python script given a URL. Install the python builder from here. It is free. http://www.python.org/download/releases/2.5.2/ After you have installed Python you can run it from the start menu Python 2.5 – IDLE (Python GUI) Once the application opens, it looks like notepad. Select […]



How do I Get Wilson Certified?

The Wilson Reading System (WRS) is a highly structured multi-sensory language program based on the Orton-Gillingham approach to reading. Orton-Gillingham reinforces learning by having the student listen, speak, read and write simultaneously. The Wilson Reading System has been shown to be effective with students who have language-based learning disabilities, such as dyslexia. The program has […]



How to Sight-Read Choir Music

Most choral groups require their members to sight-read music. Sight reading requires the ability to look at an unfamiliar piece of written music and sing the notes assigned to the singer’s part. It calls for a knowledge of musical notation and a good ear for rhythm and intervals. As with any other art, learning to […]



How to Read Fan Belt Numbers

A “fan belt” is also called a “v-belt” because it is shaped like the letter “V.” This belt is made of rubber, and powers everything from your vehicle’s water pump to the alternator. When this belt breaks, stretches or frays, it is necessary to replace it immediately to ensure your vehicle runs correctly. The first […]



Elementary Age Games to Teach Treble Clef Note Reading

Learning the notes of the treble clef is one of the primary steps for reading music. This process is usually begun in elementary school classrooms. Some students may not understand or retain what you teach them if you merely lecture. Using a game to help teach the treble clef notes is a fun way of […]



How to Use RSS Feeds

RSS feeds provide any user of the Web with a way of easily storing and finding their favorite websites and blogs, making bookmarking much easier and totally web-based. By using an RSS reader, everything you store is web-based and can be opened from any computer. Open a free account with any one of a number […]



Dangerous Blood Sugar Readings

Foods that contain sugar or carbohydrates provide the body with blood sugar, also known as blood glucose, which is vital to good health. The pancreas secretes a hormone called insulin that bonds with the blood sugar and allows it to be converted to food for our brain and energy for our body. It continually monitors […]



How to Put Requirements on the Reading Fair Board

Turning students into bookworms helps them become stronger readers, which benefits them in all areas. A reading fair is a creative way to get kids excited about books. Reading fairs use presentation boards to share information about the book, with certain presentation requirements, such as specifics about the book or your opinion of the story. […]



How to Read a Geiger Counter

A Geiger counter detects ionizing radiation such as beta and gamma particles, and some models also detect alpha particles. The primary component of the Geiger counter is a tube filled with a gas that conducts electricity when struck by radiation. This allows the gas to complete an electrical circuit. This typically includes moving a needle […]



How to Fix an Original Xbox Disk Read Error

The Xbox continues to be a well-used gaming console, despite the advent of the more powerful Xbox 360. Dirt and debris can get into the DVD drive inside of the Xbox and cause it to display a disk read error when you are attempting to play a disc. You can fix the DVD drive yourself, […]



Jobs That Don’t Require Reading

The jobs that don’t require reading tend to be the same jobs for people that don’t speak English very well in this country, and those tend to be labor intensive. Even medial work like retail still requires them be able to read the keys on the cash register, and searching for jobs requires they be […]



How to Read Erythrocyte Sedimentation Rate Blood Test Results

Erythrocyte sedimentation rate (ESR) blood tests are used to determine the amount of inflammation that is present in the body. They may be used to detect or monitor conditions such as tuberculosis, autoimmune disorders, inflammatory diseases, arthritis and tissue death. While these tests are used to screen for some diseases, they are not intended to […]



Learn to Read Blueprints

Blueprints are easy to grasp once you’ve reviewed them. Once you have the basic experience needed to read blueprints, it’s fun to follow the schematics. Many people try to hit the books, read a website, or take a class to understand a blueprint, but you’ll get more out of these other materials if you first […]