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Daily Reader: Edition #341

Learn 64 vocabulary words from today's Daily Reader with 3 articles: the growing problem of ocean trash, how to make yourself happier, and the foods that will be harder to grow in the future.

1. Plane Search Shows World's Oceans Are Full of Trash
National Geographic, 4/4/2014

SAT/ACT Vocabulary Word Count: 22

National Geographic: Plane Search Shows World's Oceans Are Full of Trash

The search for Malaysian Flight 370 has called attention to the growing problem of ocean trash. Read more and learn vocabulary words like catastrophic, debris, detritus, inadvertently, migrate, and narrative.

2. Happy Thoughts: Here Are the Things Proven To Make You Happier
Time, 4/4/2014

SAT/ACT Vocabulary Word Count: 26

Time: Happy Thoughts: Here Are the Things Proven To Make You Happier

Want to be happier? Here are some ways to make that happen. Read more and learn vocabulary words like causal, delusion, introvert, pessimism, savor, and vital.

3. These 5 Foods Will Be Harder to Grow in a Warmer World
National Geographic, 4/5/2014

SAT/ACT Vocabulary Word Count: 16

National Geographic: These 5 Foods Will Be Harder to Grow in a Warmer World

Find out which foods will be increasingly hard to grow in the future. Read more and learn vocabulary words like counterintuitive, drastic, optimum, parched, rogue, and widespread.

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