reading people’s body language


How to Open Epub

The ePub file format is a digital eBook format. While is it not the only eBook format, it is the format supported by International Digital Publishing Forum. There are number of different ways to open the ePub file, depending on the the devices you own and how you wish to read your eBook. Whether you […]



How to Read a QuickVue One Step HCG Combo Test

Most women want to know if they are pregnant as soon and as accurately as possible. For many, this means a visit to the doctor’s office. The QuickVue One-Step hCG Combo Test is a pregnancy test intended for professional use only. The test can be used with either urine or serum, meaning blood plasma, hence […]



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 a Soil Texture Triangle Chart

Soil texture, which refers to the relative proportion of mineral particles of various sizes in soil, is among the most important soil characteristics. Texture influences water-holding capacity, drainage, aeration, organic matter content and other properties. A common soil science and agricultural tool, the soil texture triangle uses the percentages of sand, silt and clay in […]



How to Read a Steel Ruler

The accuracy and durability of steel rulers make them the ideal measuring tool for making crafts, drafting and performing household tasks. They provide more reliable measurements on small projects than tape measures or wooden rulers. Steel rulers are available in either U.S. customary units (inches) or metric units, or both. They come in a range […]



How to Read a Scale by Weighing Grams

There are three types of scales to weigh grams. The triple beam scale has been in use from the time the pyramid were built in ancient Egypt and are precise to the tenth of a gram in weight. The most common scales are battery operated digital scales that generally weigh in whole grams. Mechanical scales […]



How To Read VCS Files

A VCS is a type of file that contains calendar data. A VCS file can be read by the both Microsoft Windows and Apple Macintosh operating systems. The versatility of the file format comes in handy when you are migrating to a new system of changing operating systems. Opening and viewing VCS files takes a […]



How to Read a Thermocouple With a Voltmeter

A thermocouple is a small electrical device that is basically the junction of two wires that are composed of different metals. Because different metals react differently to temperature, an electric potential develops at the juncture. This electrical potential varies with temperature, and therefore the temperature can be calculated when the voltage is known. A voltmeter […]



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 a Lensometer

A lensometer is an optometric device used to determine, or read, the prescription in an optical lens. The lensometer reads spherical power, cylindrical power, axis, and pupillary distance, and can also determine prism in a lens. The measurement images inside the lensometer are called mires, and are adjusted to determine prescription. The Eyepiece Adjust the […]



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 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 […]



How to Read Your Water Meter in Atlanta, Georgia

Many Atlanta residents complain about the high cost of water. According to the Atlanta Journal-Constitution, Atlanta residents pay 108 percent more than New York City residents and 144 percent more than San Antonio residents for water. A water meter calculates total water usage in cubic feet, and it doesn’t reflect the amount of water you […]



How to Read Train Schedules

The complexity of reading train schedules should lessen as the ability to comprehend arrival and departure times, local and express stops and gate information increases. Although somewhat challenging, familiarizing yourself with the basic format of a train schedule will help you travel practically anywhere in your region. Locate the time you wish to depart the […]



How to Read Honda Check Engine Codes

The check engine codes on your Honda are generated by the vehicle’s electronic control unit, or ECU. The ECU generates and stores these codes until they are retrieved and cleared from the system. When a code is generated, the check engine light on your dash will light up. These codes normally refer to a problem […]



How to Turn on a Screen Reader

A screen reader is a software component that interprets the words on a computer screen and re-represents it in either text-to-speech or a braille output device. Screen readers are part of family of technology used to help the visually impaired, illiterate, or disabled use mainstream computers and other devices. Microsoft, Linux and Apple all have […]



How to Read a Hygrometer

Hygrometers measure the humidity of the surrounding air, and have various related applications including weather forecasting and air conditioning. While there are new, easy-to-read hygrometers available, the classic double-thermometer hygrometers are still in use and can reveal a great deal about what constitutes humidity and how it is determined. Identify the wet bulb and dry […]



How to Read an Amortization Table

Amoritzation tables are used to show the progress of a loan. Amortization tables are most often associated with mortgages. Being able to read an amortization table will help you to understand the amount of your payment the goes towards paying down the principal of the loan and the amount that goes towards paying the interest […]



How to Read an Architecture Ruler

Reading an architecture ruler is easy once you understand why it looks different from a standard ruler. Architects are used to working from drawings or blueprints that are reduced in scale. In other words, one foot in reality is reduced to 1/4 inches in order to make the image fit on the page. An architect, […]



How to Read a Glucose Meter

A glucose meter is a quick way for a person suffering from diabetes to monitor her blood sugar levels. This allows the individual to protect herself from the health dangers associated with blood sugar levels either rising too high or dropping to dangerously low levels. Wash your hands. Before taking a glucose test you should […]