Learn 132 vocabulary words from today's Daily Reader with 3 articles about computers that can decode our dreams, the legacy of Roger Ebert, and the national outrage over former Rutgers' basketball coach Mike Rice's behavior.
1. Can computers decode dreams? Researchers take a first step
Los Angeles Times, 4/5/2013`
SAT/ACT Vocabulary Word Count: 29
Ever wish you could remember your dreams? Scientists are working on computers that can track and decode what happens in your brain while you dream! Read more and learn vocabulary words like accuracy, chimerical, credulous, discern, fraudulent, intrinsically, and tantalizing.
2. Roger Ebert: Farewell to a Film Legend and Friend
SAT/ACT Vocabulary Word Count: 72
Roger Ebert, the famous film critic, passed away last week. Read about his legacy and learn vocabulary words like amicable, bravado, calamitous, eloquent, flourish, ignorant, indefatigable, myriad, poignant, redundancy, and voracious.
3. Just How Angry Do We Need to Get About a Coach With Anger Issues?
The Atlantic, 4/5/2013
SAT/ACT Vocabulary Word Count: 31
Former Rutgers' basketball coach Mike Rice's behavior towards his players was absolutely appalling. But is the national outrage and ridicule of him warranted? Read more and learn vocabulary words like abomination, belabor, belittle, berate, fodder, iota, resignation, and touchstone.
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