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Daily Reader: Edition #242

Learn 77 vocabulary words from today's Daily Reader with 3 articles: predicting when climate change will hit your hometown, the history of apples, and Yo-Yo Ma's plan to use classical music to promote peace.

1. New Study Predicts Year Your City's Climate Will Change
National Geographic, 10/9/2013

SAT/ACT Vocabulary Word Count: 17

National Geographic: New Study Predicts Year Your City's Climate Will Change

A new study predicts when major cities will experience radically altered climates — for example, New York City and Washington, D.C. are projected to reach that stage by 2047. Read more and learn vocabulary words like adapted, emitted, inevitable, optimistic, tolerate, and unprecedented.

2. The Heir And The Spare: Preserving Heritage And Heirloom Apples
Scientific American, 10/10/2013

SAT/ACT Vocabulary Word Count: 17

Scientific American: The Heir And The Spare: Preserving Heritage And Heirloom Apples

Honeycrisp, McIntosh, Fuji — you'll probably find a half dozen apple varieties at your grocery store. But did you know there used to be thousands of apple varieties? Read more and learn vocabulary words like advocate, malleable, nostalgia, predominate, preserve, and rationale.

3. A Yo-Yo Ma Project Brings Together Musicians From Warring Nations
The Atlantic, 10/10/2013

SAT/ACT Vocabulary Word Count: 43

The Atlantic: A Yo-Yo Ma Project Brings Together Musicians From Warring Nations

Renowned cellist, Yo-Yo Ma, is hoping to use classical music to promote world peace and intercultural engagement. Read more and learn vocabulary words like discord, foster, kinship, perception, quixotic, and tangible.

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