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Daily Reader: Edition #229

Learn 61 vocabulary words from today's Daily Reader with 3 articles: a recap of the 2013 Emmy Awards, scientists discover that they can erase your bad memories while you sleep, and anti-piracy campaigns that start in elementary school.

1. Emmys 2013 Recap: Who Won Awards, Who Won Our Hearts
Time, 9/22/2013

SAT/ACT Vocabulary Word Count: 22

Time: Emmys 2013 Recap: Who Won Awards, Who Won Our Hearts

Did you miss the Emmy Awards last night? Here's a recap of what happened. Read more and learn vocabulary words like consigned, medley, noteworthy, rapacious, remembrance, stalwarts, and tribute.

2. Erase Bad Memories in Your Sleep
Popular Science, 9/23/2013

SAT/ACT Vocabulary Word Count: 17

Popular Science: Erase Bad Memories in Your Sleep

Scientists have discovered that you can get rid of your fears if you're willing to re-experience those fears while you sleep. Read more and learn vocabulary words like enhanced, exposure, foray, manipulated, phobias, recall, and stimulus.

3. Downloading Is Mean! Content Industry Drafts Anti-Piracy Curriculum for Elementary Schools
Wired, 9/23/2013

SAT/ACT Vocabulary Word Count: 22

Wired: Downloading Is Mean! Content Industry Drafts Anti-Piracy Curriculum for Elementary Schools

Online piracy is a big problem. Companies are trying to address this issue by getting their anti-piracy messages into elementary schools. Read more and learn vocabulary words like concedes, depriving, doctrine, integrated, overriding, termination, and testimony.

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