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Daily Reader: Edition #308

Learn 93 vocabulary words from today's Daily Reader with 3 articles: how shivering in cold weather can help you get in shape, a world without car crashes, and engineering the ideal Olympian.

1. To Burn Fat, You Could Exercise … or Shiver
National Geographic, 2/11/2014

SAT/ACT Vocabulary Word Count: 37

National Geographic: To Burn Fat, You Could Exercise … or Shiver

Tired of winter? At least all this cold weather is good for your metabolism. Studies show that shivering can help you get in shape. Read more and learn vocabulary words like bleak, inducing, mechanism, prevalent, stimulate, and vital.

2. A World Without Car Crashes
The Atlantic, 2/11/2014

SAT/ACT Vocabulary Word Count: 41

The Atlantic: A World Without Car Crashes

Advances in technology may make car accidents a thing of the past. Read more and learn vocabulary words like benign, evangelists, profound, safeguarded, utopia, and veritable.

3. Engineering The Ideal Olympian: Talking With Ted Ligety
Popular Science, 2/11/2014

SAT/ACT Vocabulary Word Count: 15

Popular Science: Engineering The Ideal Olympian: Talking With Ted Ligety

American skier and former Olympic gold medalist, Ted Ligety, shares his quest to find the perfect skiing gear. Read more and learn vocabulary words like beneficial, conform, contender, longevity, pursuit, and relentless.

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Photo Credits: D. Sharon Pruitt, Stig Nygaard, U.S. Ski Team