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Daily Reader: Edition #332

Learn 71 vocabulary words from today's Daily Reader with 3 articles: four scientific ways to become luckier, how Hollywood is taking over Broadway, and the most overused word on the Internet.

1. The 4 Scientific Ways to Become Luckier
Time, 3/17/2014

SAT/ACT Vocabulary Word Count: 15

The 4 Scientific Ways to Become Luckier

It may seem hard to imagine, but scientists say there are things you can do to improve your luck in life. Read more and learn vocabulary words like adversity, innate, introverted, neurotic, persevere, and serendipitous.

2. Is Broadway Being Destroyed by Hollywood?
The Daily Beast, 3/17/2014

SAT/ACT Vocabulary Word Count: 23

The Daily Beast: Is Broadway Being Destroyed by Hollywood?

Rocky, the iconic boxing movie of the 1970s, has just opened as a Broadway musical. It's the latest Hollywood film to be reinvented for the stage. Read more and learn vocabulary words like adaptation, fidelity, impresario, narratives, paltry, and seamless.

3. "Actually" Is the Most Futile, Overused Word on the Internet
The New Republic, 3/16/2014

SAT/ACT Vocabulary Word Count: 33

TNR: "Actually" Is the Most Futile, Overused Word on the Internet

It may actually be hard to believe, but it actually turns out that "actually" is the most overused word on the Internet. Read more and learn vocabulary words like allegations, condescension, discourse, incontrovertible, satire, and ubiquitous.

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