How to Call International Directory Assistance

If you need to get a hold of someone or a business that is located in another country, there are various ways to find the information. International Directory Assistance is one of them. International Directory Assistance uses speech recognition software to look up the telephone number for you by asking you “What country,” “What city” and “What listing”. It will then proceed to dial the number for you. This usually has a charge, and it being an international call, will be more expensive than dialing Directory Assistance in the local country of origin. There are a couple of different ways to get a hold of International Directory Assistance. Both of these methods shown will get you to the same system, so don’t worry about which one you try.   Instructions Direct...

What Are Medical Alert Bracelets

A medical alert bracelet is a bracelet with a small tag on it that outlines some important medical condition of the wearer that might require immediate medical attention if something happens to him/her. The purpose of a medical bracelet is to ensure that even if the person is unconscious or is too young to speak persons around him/her have an idea of what needs to be done in an emergency situation. Medical personnel especially will be better able to diagnose a problem and administer life-saving medication more quickly if a patient is wearing a medical alert bracelet that states his/her condition instead of having to run tests to find out what may be wrong. There are a number of serious conditions that require immediate attention and therefore a tag is used. A few of these conditions are: Having...

How to Build a Pitching Mound

If you want to work on your fast ball, or fine tune your curve, you need a regulation pitching mound! A pitching mound is more than a pile of dirt, there is an exact science to the placement of the soil. The mound is 10 and 1/2″ in height and 18 feet in diameter. After acquiring the proper materials, you can get to work building the mound and start pitching into the majors! Required Tools/Materials A rubber mat (24″ long and 6″ wide) Silt Clay Sand Rake Roller press Stakes String Tape measure Shovel Wheelbarrow Instructions We need to first get the soil ready to make the mound. We are going to layer material down one inch at a time. Use a measuring container and mix equal parts of sand and clay. We now need to cover an 18′ diameter with the mixture we just made. Use...