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Daily Reader: Edition #335

Learn 70 vocabulary words from today's Daily Reader with 3 articles: the inventor of the chocolate chip cookie, the fictional places that attract real-life tourists, and your nose's ability to smell at least one trillion scents.

1. The Woman Who Invented the Chocolate Chip Cookie
Slate, 3/20/2014

SAT/ACT Vocabulary Word Count: 31

Slate: The Woman Who Invented the Chocolate Chip Cookie

Ever wonder who invented the chocolate chip cookie? Read more and learn vocabulary words like acumen, homage, obscurity, pervasive, renowned, and ubiquitous.

2. The Fictional Places That Attract Real-Life Tourists
The Atlantic, 3/20/2014

SAT/ACT Vocabulary Word Count: 18

The Atlantic: The Fictional Places That Attract Real-Life Tourists

Tourists flock to these places made famous by movies and TV shows. Read more and learn vocabulary words like consolation, legacy, marquee, pedigree, renovation, and tribute.

3. Your Nose Can Smell at Least 1 Trillion Scents
Time, 3/20/2014

SAT/ACT Vocabulary Word Count: 21

Time: Your Nose Can Smell at Least 1 Trillion Scents

A new study shows that our sense of smell is far more sensitive than previously thought. Read more and learn vocabulary words like discernible, evoked, extrapolated, keen, pungent, and skeptical.

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