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Daily Reader: Edition #255

Learn 90 vocabulary words from today's Daily Reader with 3 articles: how should we safely dispose of our garbage, a DIY kit to create your own game console, and how expeditions to Antarctica have changed.

1. Material Remains: The Perpetual Challenge of Garbage
Scientific American, 10/25/2013

SAT/ACT Vocabulary Word Count: 46

Scientific American: The Perpetual Challenge of Garbage

Humans produce a lot of amazing things. But we also produce a lot of garbage. What we do with all of our trash remains an ongoing challenge. Read more and learn vocabulary words like detritus, inert, pernicious, prolific, relegated, and safeguard.

2. Charming DIY Kit Lets You Hack Together a Game Console
Wired, 10/28/2013

SAT/ACT Vocabulary Word Count: 27

Wired: Charming DIY Kit Lets You Hack Together a Game Console

Can't afford to buy the game console you want? How about trying to make your own! Read more and learn vocabulary words like appalling, aspirations, inadvertently, iterating, jaded, and purists.

3. South Pole Expeditions Then and Now: How Does Their Food and Gear Compare?
National Geographic, 10/26/2013

SAT/ACT Vocabulary Word Count: 17

National Geographic: South Pole Expeditions Then and Now

We've been making expeditions to Antarctica for a hundred years. How has the experience changed for the explorers on board? Read more and learn vocabulary words like gleaned, proficient, prospect, rations, sustenance, and withstand.

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