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Daily Reader: Edition #248

Learn 63 vocabulary words from today's Daily Reader with 3 articles: whether all food made from genetically modified organisms are bad, a flashback to Chicago's days as the candy capital, and what life will be like in the cities of the future.

1. Is Opposition to Golden Rice “Wicked”?
Slate, 10/20/2013

SAT/ACT Vocabulary Word Count: 14 (on first page)

Slate: Is Opposition to Golden Rice “Wicked”?

Food made from genetically modified organisms (GMOs) have received a lot of backlash from scientists and consumers. But what about GMO golden rice that can combat blindness and death in children in the developing world? Read more and learn vocabulary words like complement, deficiency, integral, interventions, and solvable.

2. When candy was dandy in Chicago
Chicago Tribune, 10/20/2013

SAT/ACT Vocabulary Word Count: 28

Chicago Tribune: When candy was dandy

Today, Chicago is known for deep-dish pizza, hot dogs, and Italian beef sandwiches. But a century ago, Chicago was actually the candy capital of the U.S.! Read more and learn vocabulary words like celestial, delectable, gusto, moniker, sentiment, and somber.

3. What Life Will Be Like in the Cities of the Future
Time, 10/19/2013

SAT/ACT Vocabulary Word Count: 21

Time: What Life Will Be Like in the Cities of the Future

In the future, smart technology embedded in everything from buildings to schools to parking spaces will change how we all live! Read more and learn vocabulary words like consumption, facets, incentive, influx, intriguing, and synthesizes.

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