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Daily Reader: Edition #328

Learn 69 vocabulary words from today's Daily Reader with 3 articles: how it's possible to lose an airplane in 2014, whether practice actually makes perfect, and London's new unconventional modeling agency.

1. How It’s Possible to Lose an Airplane in 2014
Wired, 3/11/2014

SAT/ACT Vocabulary Word Count: 22

Wired: How It’s Possible to Lose an Airplane in 2014

In a world where there's GPS for your phone, your car, and even your pets, how is it possible to lose a plane? Read more and learn vocabulary words like amiss, beacon, debris, mantra, speculate, and unprecedented.

2. Are Malcolm Gladwell's 10,000 Hours of Practice Really All You Need?
National Geographic, 3/10/2014

SAT/ACT Vocabulary Word Count: 30

National Geographic: Are Malcolm Gladwell's 10,000 Hours of Practice Really All You Need?

Author Malcolm Gladwell famously declared in his book Outliers: The Story of Success that to get good at anything, you need 10,000 hours of practice. Is that true? Read more and learn vocabulary words like anecdotes, beleaguered, discredited, fracas, innate, and penchants.

3. London’s Anti-Agency: A New Breed of Modeling
The Daily Beast, 3/11/2014

SAT/ACT Vocabulary Word Count: 17

The Daily Beast: London’s Anti-Agency: A New Breed of Modeling

A new modeling agency in London is transforming the industry. Read more and learn vocabulary words like defunct, ironic, muse, premise, stigma, and unconventional.

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