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Daily Reader: Edition #353

Learn 61 vocabulary words from today's Daily Reader with 3 articles: Google's latest patents for contact lenses, how food can trick our minds, and the story of a teen who hitchhiked on a plane and survived.

1. Move Over, Google Glass; Here Come Google Contact Lenses
Vanity Fair, 4/22/2014

SAT/ACT Vocabulary Word Count: 18

Vanity Fair: Move Over, Google Glass; Here Come Google Contact Lenses

Google just received two patents for its latest invention: contacts with embedded camera and other technology. Read more and learn vocabulary words like concave, foray, integrating, liable, prototype, and refine.

2. The Ways Food Tricks Our Brains
The Atlantic, 4/22/2014

SAT/ACT Vocabulary Word Count: 26

The Atlantic: The Ways Food Tricks Our Brains

Eating healthy is hard, because food and other factors can play tricks on our minds. Read more and learn vocabulary words like ambience, implications, indulgence, ironic, ostensibly, and trivial.

3. How to Hitchhike a Plane—and Survive
The Daily Beast, 4/22/2014

SAT/ACT Vocabulary Word Count: 17

The Daily Beast: How to Hitchhike a Plane—and Survive

A runaway teen managed to travel from California to Hawaii by hiding in the wheel well of an airplane. How did he survive? Read more and learn vocabulary words like confluence, culled, grisly, mechanism, realm, and recklessness.

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