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Daily Reader: Edition #72

Learn 58 vocabulary words from today's Daily Reader:

1. Brown-Eyed Men May Look More Trustworthy
Wired, 1/10/2013

SAT/ACT Vocabulary Word Count: 20

Wired: Brown-Eyed Men May Look More Trustworthy

Brown-eyed people may have more trustworthy faces than blue-eyed people, suggests a new study that comes with caveats but raises fascinating questions about recent human evolution. Read more and learn vocabulary words like angular, confines, distinctive, extrapolated, notable, speculates, static, trait, and trustworthiness.

2. As Tourism Grows, Global Destinations Seek to Retain Uniqueness and Character
Scientific American, 1/13/2013

SAT/ACT Vocabulary Word Count: 20

Scientific American: As Tourism Grows, Global Destinations Seek to Retain Uniqueness and Character

As destinations succumb to overcrowding and cultural dilution, "geotourism" can be a positive force that benefits travelers as well as local environments and economies. Read more and learn vocabulary words like aesthetics, distinction, eagerness, ecological, erosion, excursions, exotic, generic, prospects, retain, and sustain.

3. Why You Can't Cry in Space
The Atlantic, 1/14/2013

SAT/ACT Vocabulary Word Count: 18

The Atlantic: Why You Can't Cry in Space

In microgravity, says astronaut Chris Hadfield, "your eyes make tears but they stick as a liquid ball." Read more and learn vocabulary words like composed, conglomerate, courtesy, default, denizen, errant, gravity, lyrical, ostensibly, palliative, phenomenon, and plight.

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