Learn 69 vocabulary words from today's Daily Reader with 3 articles: how to reinvent the school lunch, how police spied on the city of Compton in California, and why Nike's Fuelband is in trouble.
1. How to Reinvent the School Lunch and Get Kids to Eat Better
SAT/ACT Vocabulary Word Count: 33
School lunches have been getting a bad rap for years. Can a design firm really improve them? Read more and learn vocabulary words like deficit, enamored, inherent, legacy, paradigm, and pragmatic.
2. Eyes Over Compton: How Police Spied on a Whole City
The Atlantic, 4/21/2014
SAT/ACT Vocabulary Word Count: 21
It was recently revealed that in 2012, police used hovercraft to collect surveillance video on the city of Compton in California without telling the city's residents. Is this okay? Read more and learn vocabulary words like biased, erroneously, galling, mitigate, prudent, and terminated.
3. Nike's Fuelband Hits the Wall
SAT/ACT Vocabulary Word Count: 15
Wearable technology is the next big thing. So why is Nike's Fuelband, a small wrist-based fitness computer, in trouble? Read more and learn vocabulary words like converted, ecosystem, leverage, peril, sacrifice, and skepticism.
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