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Daily Reader: Edition #305

Learn 80 vocabulary words from today's Daily Reader with 3 articles: the lovable new iPhone hero Clumsy Ninja, how the Beatles changed how we think of musicians, and the world's largest annual human migration.

1. Meet Clumsy Ninja: A Lovable iPhone Hero Powered by Brilliant AI
Wired, 2/6/2014

SAT/ACT Vocabulary Word Count: 38

Wired: Meet Clumsy Ninja: A Lovable iPhone Hero Powered by Brilliant AI

The hottest new iPhone game — 10 million downloads in its first week — features a cute clumsy ninja. Read more and learn vocabulary words like belie, deliberate, disposition, euphoria, feeble, and quaint.

2. The Beatles Changed Rock ‘n’ Roll—But Not In the Way You Think
Time, 2/6/2014

SAT/ACT Vocabulary Word Count: 26

Time: The Beatles Changed Rock ‘n’ Roll—But Not In the Way You Think

The Beatles did more than just change music; they changed how we think of musicians. Read more and learn vocabulary words like anecdotes, catharsis, interlopers, precursor, quips, and vernacular.

3. Lunar New Year Ushers In Greatest Human Migration
National Geographic, 1/31/2014

SAT/ACT Vocabulary Word Count: 16

National Geographic: Lunar New Year Ushers In Greatest Human Migration

Last week was the Chinese Lunar New Year. Check out this amazing map that shows what the largest annual human migration in the world looks like. Read more and learn vocabulary words like pilgrimage, serene, tedious, unprecedented, and unveiling.

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