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Daily Reader: Edition #225

Learn 96 vocabulary words from today's Daily Reader with 3 articles: how stunt foods like the Doritos Locos Taco are invented, the army of lovebots taking over Toronto, and the inspiring story of how one food bank got healthy.

1. Stunt Foods
Wired, 9/17/2013

SAT/ACT Vocabulary Word Count: 50

Wired: Stunt Foods

Ever wonder how food labs invent the latest new food products — like the Doritos Locos Taco, one of the most successful fast food products in history? Read more and learn vocabulary words like credence, decadent, imperative, iterations, rhetoric, salient, and unprecedented.

2. This Robot Army Is Obsessed With Random Acts of Kindness
The Atlantic, 9/17/2013

SAT/ACT Vocabulary Word Count: 16

The Atlantic: This Robot Army Is Obsessed With Random Acts of Kindness

An army of "lovebots" are taking over Toronto and encouraging citizens to do good deeds to help one another. Read more and learn vocabulary words like archetype, compassion, conceived, deployed, emblazoned, molten, and virtue.

3. The Inspiring Story of How One Food Bank Got Healthy
The New Republic, 9/16/2013

SAT/ACT Vocabulary Word Count: 30

TNR: The Inspiring Story of How One Food Bank Got Healthy

Food banks traditionally hand out canned and boxed goods, but one food bank is striving to offer healthier food to its constituents. Read more and learn vocabulary words like ephemeral, hamper, incidental, isolation, peripheral, prosperity, and revived.

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