Learn 74 vocabulary words from today's Daily Reader with 3 articles: the impact of technology on the sport of surfing, clearing up weight loss misconceptions, and why Americans love to tip for service.
1. Surfing Is Less Mystical and More High Tech Says a New Book
The Daily Beast, 8/1/2013
SAT/ACT Vocabulary Word Count: 27
Surfing is often considered a pure sport — it's just a man and a board against a wave. But is that still true in modern-day surfing? Read more and learn vocabulary words like ambiguous, arsenal, derelict, diverted, entice, invoked, perpetual, and profound.
SAT/ACT Vocabulary Word Count: 22
With all the conflicting reports out there, it's easy to get confused on what one should do to lose weight and get in shape. Read more and learn vocabulary words like assessments, counterparts, differentiate, intensity, longevity, misconceptions, undermine, and visceral.
3. Why People Love Tipping Waiters
Popular Science, 8/1/2013
SAT/ACT Vocabulary Word Count: 25
Tipping is such an American concept. How did the practice evolve and why do we continue doing it? Read more and learn vocabulary words like autonomy, compulsory, delegating, heresy, lionized, obligated, patron, and phenomenon.
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