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Daily Reader: Edition #330

Learn 85 vocabulary words from today's Daily Reader with 3 articles: how caffeine has become a performance-enhancing drug of choice for athletes, why cable TV is so expensive, and the top ten hilarious science terms.

1. How Athletes Strategically Use Caffeine
The Atlantic, 3/13/2014

SAT/ACT Vocabulary Word Count: 47

The Atlantic: How Athletes Strategically Use Caffeine

Caffeine is the latest performance-enhancing drug of choice for athletes? Really?! Read more and learn vocabulary words like caveat, converge, placebo, sedentary, systematic, and ubiquitous.

2. How Local Sports Could Change All of Television
Slate, 3/13/2014

SAT/ACT Vocabulary Word Count: 20

Slate: How Local Sports Could Change All of Television

Why is cable television so expensive? Blame your local sports franchises! Read more and learn vocabulary words like byzantine, concessions, dispute, grapple, rationale, and stalemate.

3. Top Ten Insanely Great Science Terms
Time, 3/13/2014

SAT/ACT Vocabulary Word Count: 18

Time: Top Ten Insanely Great Science Terms

Scientists aren't typically known for their sense of humor. But these funny science terms may just prove that stereotype wrong! Read more and learn vocabulary words like debris, dominant, elemental, implication, nomenclature, and recall.

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