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Daily SAT-ACT Reader: Edition #38

Learn 85 vocabulary words from today's Daily SAT-ACT Reader:

1. Pop Music Became More Moody in Past 50 Years
Scientific American, 11/13/2012

SAT/ACT Vocabulary Word Count: 21 (on first page)

Scientific American: Pop Music Became More Moody in Past 50 Years

Number crunching decades of top 40 music shows that our preferences have shifted from bright and happy to something much more complicated. Read more and learn vocabulary words like ambiguous, brooding, culled, effervescent, empathy, extroversion, linguistic, mode, pensive, relegated, and traits.

2. Tesla’s Big Win Proves EVs Are Ready for Primetime
Wired, 11/13/2012

SAT/ACT Vocabulary Word Count: 31

Wired: Tesla’s Big Win Proves EVs Are Ready for Primetime

Motor Trend magazine’s unanimous decision to name the Tesla Model S its car of the year is more than a big moment for Tesla Motors. It’s a big moment for electric vehicles! Read more and learn vocabulary words like ancillary, chassis, debatable, endure, fissure, hone, lush, paradigm, perpetrated, scion, spate, torque, unprecedented, and vindicates.

3. How Facebook and Twitter Are Making Developing World Cities Better
The Atlantic, 11/13/2012

SAT/ACT Vocabulary Word Count: 33

The Atlantic: How Facebook and Twitter Are Making Developing World Cities Better

In an age of incessant digital chatter, social media may be the key to making urban life safer, healthier, and more egalitarian. Read more and learn vocabulary words like chronicle, empirical, futile, ideals, incessant, metropolis, municipal, potent, proverbial, tactic, tangible, utopian, and vitality.

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