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Daily SAT-ACT Reader: Edition #57

Learn 71 vocabulary words from today's Daily SAT-ACT Reader:

1. Hacking the Human Brain: The Next Domain of Warfare
Wired, 12/11/2012

SAT/ACT Vocabulary Word Count: 32

Wired: Hacking the Human Brain: The Next Domain of Warfare

For a long time, cyberspace has been the “fifth domain” (alongside land, space, air and sea) for warfare. But now there’s a sixth and arguably more important warfighting domain emerging: the human brain. Yes, you read that right! Read more and learn vocabulary words like coercing, divulge, exploited, kinetic, malicious, manipulate, safeguard, susceptibility, and vulnerability.

2. David's Bookclub: The Lincoln-Douglas Debates
Newsweek: The Daily Beast, 12/11/2012

SAT/ACT Vocabulary Word Count: 25

Newsweek: David's Bookclub: The Lincoln-Douglas Debates

If Spielberg's Lincoln whetted your appetite for re-enactment of Civil War politics, then you may want to check out the audiobook of the Lincoln-Douglas debates by David Straithairn and Richard Dreyfuss. Read more and learn vocabulary words like confront, conjures, contemptuous, deploys, devours, gusto, incoherent, momentum, prelude, prone, rebutting, summons, and whetted.

3. Will Venice Finally Get Its First Skyscraper?
The Atlantic, 12/11/2012

SAT/ACT Vocabulary Word Count: 14

The Atlantic: Will Venice Finally Get Its First Skyscraper?

After 75-plus years in the fashion industry, Pierre Cardin has set his sights on shaping the Venice skyline with his proposed Palais Lumiere project. Read more and learn vocabulary words like catapult, compromise, conceived, couturier, grandiose, harmony, panoramic, petitioned, prominent, recalls, and sculpture.

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