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Daily Reader: Edition #101

Learn 68 vocabulary words from today's Daily Reader:

1. One of America's Oldest Shopping Malls Converts to Micro-Apartments
The Atlantic, 2/21/2013

SAT/ACT Vocabulary Word Count: 21

The Atlantic: One of America's Oldest Shopping Malls Converts to Micro-Apartments

Love shopping malls? Would you want to live in one? All across America, vacant shopping malls are being converted into indoor gardens, health clinics, and even apartment buildings! Read more and learn vocabulary words like ascetic, casualty, grappling, isolated, nimble, realm, recession, revival, spatial, urban, and viability.

2. What If Oscars Were Made Of Solid Gold?
Popular Science, 2/22/2013

SAT/ACT Vocabulary Word Count: 24

Popular Science: What If Oscars Were Made Of Solid Gold?

Did you watch the Oscars last night? Some might argue that the only thing better than winning an Oscar would be winning one made of solid gold. Read more and learn vocabulary words like alchemy, caliber, coveting, elusive, migrate, overcome, throngs, and unfathomable.

3. Finally, Tattoos That Let You Control Objects with Your Mind
Time, 2/22/2013

SAT/ACT Vocabulary Word Count: 23

Time: Finally, Tattoos That Let You Control Objects with Your Mind

It sounds crazy, I know, but apparently scientists are close to creating “electronic tattoos” capable of interfacing with your brain and wirelessly conveying your thoughts as commands to remote systems and devices. Read more and learn vocabulary words like diagnostic, indistinguishable, invasive, ironic, pliable, prostheses, tandem, telekinesis, and telepathy.

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