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Hacks related to reading: making things easier to read.

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How can one complete given textbook chapter in less possible time?

Assume that a person needs to complete a chapter in a textbook that he never red before. What is the hack procedure to complete in less possible time. Is there any established method that has wide ...
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How to Focus on something [closed]

I can't focus when I reading books or playing with friends. I am getting bad grades on school exams. Why this happening. How to stay focused
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How can i establish interest and improve my book reading skills? [closed]

I'm a student and literally new to this site. I'm very weak in book reading skills and didn't remember the most common words whenever I start reading my books I start getting bored and couldn't ...
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Reading glasses with zero correction [closed]

At an industrial site where I work they recently instituted a policy of wearing protective lenses. My employer gave us these cheap plastic safety glasses, but they scratch too easily, they fog up all ...
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Is there a general way to motivate myself to study? [closed]

I am a student of electrical and mechanical engineering. Ever since I joined, my hours of studying have been reduced significantly. That's not to say there is less study to be done though. I usually ...
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How would one digitize a thick book into a PDF version in the most time-efficient way, using only a camera and a computer?

I have a: DSLR camera (Canon EOS) + no tripod Latest commercial version of Adobe Acrobat A computer with Internet connection Frugal character I also own a physically printed and bound book of over ...
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Avoid feeling sick reading in a moving vehicle

I am a student who use public transportation. I usually spend 2 hours a day on the bus going to work, and use this time to study or just relax reading something. But the movement make me feel very ...
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How to read in bed without upsetting my wife?

Before I fall asleep, I like to get into my bed and do some reading. My wife however likes to fall asleep as soon as she is in bed. I have a small lamp on my side which I use but it scatters too much ...
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How can I increase my reading speed? [closed]

I have to do a lot of reading during the course of my day, so I would like to increase the speed at which I read. What are some good ways to do this? I've tried "skipping between words" and "spending ...
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Improvised glasses

Sometimes there are things that I need to read quickly, but I don't have my glasses on me. I am farsighted so, obviously, seeing without my glasses is not an option. I have tried using a small desk ...