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Daily Reader: Edition #245

Learn 77 vocabulary words from today's Daily Reader with 3 articles: whether self-driving cars should obey speed limits, how to eat healthy during the Halloween candy season, and celebrating the often unrecognized achievements of women in STEM.

1. Should Self-Driving Cars Obey Speed Limits?
Slate, 10/15/2013

SAT/ACT Vocabulary Word Count: 17 (on first page)

Slate: Should Self-Driving Cars Obey Speed Limits?

Let's be honest, many drivers don't currently obey the speed limit. So should robocars, a.k.a. self-driving cars, be programmed to obey speed limits? Read more and learn vocabulary words like disengage, marginally, nebulous, reckless, severity, and tolerance.

2. Healthy Halloween Season Hacks
U.S. News, 10/15/2013

SAT/ACT Vocabulary Word Count: 20

US News: Healthy Halloween Season Hacks

Tis the season for Halloween candy! October can be a tough month to eat healthy. Check out these tips on how to avoid an unplanned candy binge and learn vocabulary words like forego, indulgence, partaking, unscathed, urban, and vigilantly.

3. Ladies Last: 8 Inventions by Women That Dudes Got Credit For
Mother Jones, 10/15/2013

SAT/ACT Vocabulary Word Count: 40

Mother Jones: Ladies Last: 8 Inventions by Women That Dudes Got Credit For

Yesterday, October 15th, was Ada Lovelace Day which celebrates the often unrecognized achievements of women in STEM — science, technology, engineering, and math. Read more and learn vocabulary words like acolyte, eccentric, emerging, estranged, homage, and wry.

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