Learn 106 vocabulary words from today's Daily Reader with 3 articles: a visual history of basketball through its sneakers, what separates humans from animals, and the changing landscape of Venice.
1. A Visual History: Basketball Through Its Sneakers
The New Republic, 3/2/2014
SAT/ACT Vocabulary Word Count: 21
Here's a history of basketball, as seen through the evolution of its footwear. Read more and learn vocabulary words like abated, ethos, integrated, ostensibly, precedent, and prominence.
2. What Separates Us From the Animals?
SAT/ACT Vocabulary Word Count: 65 (on first page)
What truly separates humans from other animals? The answer may surprise you! Read more and learn vocabulary words like avid, cumulative, empathy, narratives, relevant, and traits.
3. How We Picture a City: Venice and Google Maps
The Atlantic, 3/3/2014
SAT/ACT Vocabulary Word Count: 20
An artist has superimposed classical paintings of Venice onto modern-day Google Map images of Venice with remarkable results. Read more and learn vocabulary words like demolished, distill, fidelity, inviolable, juxtaposed, and sojourn.
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