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How to Read Windows DVD on Mac

If you burn a DVD on a Windows-based computer, you can still take that disc over to a Mac computer and read it there. As certain types of files cannot be used by the Mac operating system you may not be able to use all of the files contained on the disc, but you can […]



My Mac Won’t Read My USB Flash Drive

USB flash drives are used to transport data from one computer system to another. However, if you are attempting to use the flash drive on a Mac computer and the system is not reading or copying over information, you need to fix the issue, which is likely due to the formatting of the flash drive, […]



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 Lowrance Fishfinder

Lowrance fishfinders provide fishermen, pleasure boaters and anyone else with an interest in learning more about what is beneath their boat the ability to do so. In some cases, having a fishfinder is a necessity, since they can help boaters avoid stumps, rocks and other objects that could damage their boats. But many people use […]



How to Read a Machinist Ruler

A machinist ruler is an important piece of equipment for mechanics and others who need exacting measurements. Though the machinist ruler may appear to be very much like other rulers, the number of increments between inches or centimeters allow it to be read with a much higher degree of accuracy than standard rulers which don’t […]



How to Read a Battery Charger Gauge

Batteries come in a large variety of models and sizes, with chargers being just as varied to match. No matter what the individual model or complexity of the charger, however, reading the battery charger gauge is essentially the same. The reason behind this standardization of the gauge information is to promote general use among consumers. […]



How to Read a Rim Size

Most rims come with three common sizes stamped or cast into the back side of the hub. These are the most important sizes to determine if the rim will fit the tire and the vehicle you want to put it on. However, there are two other measurements that are often disregarded, and these can be […]



How to Learn to Speak English at Home

To learn to speak English at home, the non-native speaker must do three things: listen to English, read English and speak English. This can be accomplished with tools available in your home. Books, television, radio and the Internet provide virtually endless opportunities to listen to, read and speak English. Immerse yourself in the language at […]



How to Read a Ford Truck Axle Tag

Ford truck axles are identified by a small tag attached to the differential casing on the rear axle in most cases. The only axles that are marked differently are ones made by Dana. The same markings are used but they are placed on the casing and the long shaft of the axle rather then the […]



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 an ECG & an EKG

Interpreting an electrocardiogram, or ECG, takes training. EKG and ECG are interchangeable terms that are used in the medical profession. Physicians use EKGs to assess the activity of the heart. EKGs can show heart attacks, hypertrophy, and cardiomyopathy. The ions in the body going in and out of the cells cause the heart muscle to […]



Activities Children Can Do After Reading a Story

Reading improves children’s overall literacy, vocabulary, fluency and comprehension, but you can extend their skills with follow-up activities. The literacy activities you do after reading a story should relate back to the plot, characters, information or meaning of the story. Activities also can focus on specific reading skills, such as recalling details and reading the […]



Learn to Sew: How to Read a Sewing Pattern

You’ve set up your sewing machine, practiced your stitches, chosen your fabric and pattern, and transferred all the pattern marks. Now you’re ready to read the pattern directions and make your garment. It seems like it would be simple to just follow the instructions, but reading pattern directions can be a bit like reading a […]



How to Read an EKG Strip

An electrocardiogram is a painless medical procedure that takes a measurement of your heartbeat that your doctor can use to analyze your heart’s health. An electrocardiogram will produce an EKG strip, which measures the electrical activity of your heart. Have your doctor administer an EKG. The results of the test will be immediately available on […]



Foods to Increase Reading Comprehension or Memory

Reading comprehension can be defined as understanding fully the context and meaning of sentences and written works. Many aspects of reading comprehension involve healthy oral, cognitive and auditory skills. Another related, but independent, variable is memory. Memory helps augment a person’s reading comprehension skills. To increase both reading comprehension and memory, there are certain foods […]



How to Read a Metric Scale

The metric system is exclusively used around the world as a system of measurement. The United States is the only country currently using the standard system. Learning the metric system takes a little time but becomes easier the more you practice. Measure out about 3 1/4 feet (3.28). This is 1 meter. The meter is […]



Normal Blood Pressure Reading for Men

Blood pressure is an important fixture of health diagnosis for men as they get older. If levels are high, a number of health risks can show up, so it is important to know what a normal blood pressure reading is and how to work to maintain low blood pressure through exercise and diet. What Is […]



How to Read a Novel Fast

Reading novels can sometimes take a long time. However, if you find you are in a crunch before that next book club meeting or need to buzz through a novel before your literature exam, learning to speed read novels can have some benefits. Keep in mind that speed reading isn’t usually much fun, but with […]



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 […]