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How to Write Critical Reviews of Journal Articles

Writing a critical review of an article published in a scholarly journal is a common assignment for students enrolled in a higher education course. While many students equate the word “critical” with “negative,” this is not necessarily the case; it simply means the review should be objective and examine both the negative and positive aspects […]



How to Read a Tile Flooring Box

Tile manufacturers don’t just put their name and the color of the tile on the box. They also provide a wide variety of information on their boxes and shipping labels to help consumers make purchasing decisions about their product. Understanding what information is provided, and how it can affect your tile installation can help you […]



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 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 to Read a Diode or Resistor

Diodes ensure that current flows in just one direction. Resistors control how much current flows through a circuit. Both are marked with colored stripes that mean nothing to a person who doesn’t understand how to read them. Here’s how to decipher the markings. Look for the marking – a colored stripe – on the diode […]



How to Read Clothes Labels for Care Instructions

It’s so disappointing to ruin a nice clothing item in the wash. The best way to avoid ruining your clothing is to read the clothing labels and taking care of the clothes according to the label. Here is a guide for reading clothes labels for care instructions. Most clothing labels will have written instructions and […]



Difficulties Adjusting to Reading Glasses

Getting reading glasses can be exciting but it can also cause some difficulties. There are some common symptoms people experience when adjusting to new glasses. For other, the symptoms are more severe. Knowing what will happen and what should not happen, will help you adjust to the glasses and know when to return to the […]



How to Calculate MPH by Reading Your Tachometer

A tachometer is a piece of equipment which measures the rotational speed — specifically, revolutions per minute or RPM — of a rotating disk, such as a car tire. Although RPM speed figures can sometimes be useful, more people will be able to understand and use their miles per hour equivalents. With this in mind, […]



How to Read an XLA File

A file with the file extension XLA is a Microsoft Excel add-in file. XLA files are normally invisible to the user, except for the added functionality provided by the files. However, you can read an XLA file from within the Excel application, and can also convert an Excel workbook into an XLA add-in file, then […]



How to Put PDF Files on a Sony Reader

The Sony Reader is a popular device for storing and reviewing ebooks and other documents. But the Sony Reader is useful for more than just carrying your entire collection of ebooks with you. The Sony Reader is also capable of storing and displaying a range of different types of document files, such as PDF files. […]



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 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 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 […]



How to Read Wiring Diagrams

Electricity is a modern convenience that many of us take for granted. But when there’s a problem, it takes a skilled professional to fix the problem. Many do it yourself homeowners try to tackle small electrical matters. When you do this, you might encounter a wiring diagram. And those diagrams are more difficult to read […]



How to Read the Body Language of Customers

Body language may be categorized into two types: positive signals and negative signals. Positive body language includes smiling, nodding and making good eye contact. Negative body language includes yawning, frowning, making no eye contact and displaying a lack of attention. Facial expressions (apart from gestures and body movements) are the keys to finding out what […]



How to Speed Read Effectively

Speed reading is an information-retaining technique that students and professionals use to make their work easier. Both groups of people can find themselves immersed in thousands of pages of material that need to be read in order to complete their goals. But by increasing reading speed, those pages can be read and comprehended at a […]



How to Improve College Reading Skills in 10 Steps

Have you ever sat and read the same sentence in a textbook over and over without getting anything from it? Now that you’re in college, the information you get from reading textbooks is often necessary for your success on tests. That’s why knowing how to approach reading for college is important. The following steps will […]