Learn 98 vocabulary words from today's Daily Reader with 3 articles: why you should drink more water, the consequences of so much artificial light at night, and Simon Cowell's efforts to revamp The X Factor.
1. Why 'Drink More Water'?
The Atlantic, 9/12/2013
SAT/ACT Vocabulary Word Count: 33
A new campaign called "Drink Up!" is encouraging Americans to drink more water every day. What are the health benefits associated with that? Read more and learn vocabulary words like leveraging, prominent, prudent, redundant, resonate, singular, and stamina.
2. No More Night? The Meaning of the Loss of Darkness
SAT/ACT Vocabulary Word Count: 34
For centuries, night was a time of darkness. But not anymore. Artificial lighting has changed the world, but at what cost? Read more and learn vocabulary words like advent, impedes, laments, nocturnal, obscure, ordinance, and sentimental.
3. New 'X Factor' Judges. Same Horrible, Boring, Ridiculous Reality Show.
The Daily Beast, 9/12/2013
SAT/ACT Vocabulary Word Count: 31
The X Factor show has certainly received its fair share of hype, especially with its new line-up of judges this season. But is it any good? Read more and learn vocabulary words like discernible, iteration, petulance, quipped, reinvigorate, stalwart, and tangential.
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