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Daily Reader: Edition #271

Learn 62 vocabulary words from today's Daily Reader with 3 articles: the amazing views from a new underwater hotel, the pumpkin spice madness leading up to Thanksgiving, and the new hybrid plant that grows both potatoes and tomatoes.

1. Sleeping in This Underwater Hotel Room Is Like Staying in an Artificial Reef
Smithsonian Magazine, 11/21/2013

SAT/ACT Vocabulary Word Count: 23

Smithsonian: Sleeping in This Underwater Hotel Room Is Like Staying in an Artificial Reef

At this underwater hotel off the coast of Tanzania, you can go to sleep in an underwater chamber as you watch jellyfish and other marine animals swim by. Read more and learn vocabulary words like beneficial, detrimental, ordeal, panoramic, secluded, and serene.

2. The Pumpkin Spice Diet
Slate, 11/21/2013

SAT/ACT Vocabulary Word Count: 23

Slate: The Pumpkin Spice Diet

With less than a week to go til Thanksgiving, everything seems to be made with a dash of pumpkin spice these days. Would you eat pumpkin spice M&Ms or Pringles? Read more and learn vocabulary words like clairvoyance, diluted, intermittent, irony, palatable, and subsist.

3. New at the Nursery: Tomato + Potato = TomTato
The Atlantic, 11/21/2013

SAT/ACT Vocabulary Word Count: 16

The Atlantic: New at the Nursery: Tomato + Potato = TomTato

Love tomatoes and potatoes? What about a new hybrid plant that can grow both at the same time! How crazy is that? Read more and learn vocabulary words like abundant, bestow, encompassing, robust, susceptible, and vigor.

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