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Daily Reader: Edition #368

Learn 71 vocabulary words from today's Daily Reader with 3 articles: the infamous fight between Solange Knowles and Jay Z, how Sega lost the video game console war, and a phone that can send smells.

1. 4 Ways of Looking at the Solange/Jay Z Fight Footage
The Atlantic, 5/12/2014

SAT/ACT Vocabulary Word Count: 29

The Atlantic: 4 Ways of Looking at the Solange/Jay Z Fight Footage

What the heck happened between Jay Z and Solange Knowles at the Met Gala last weekend? Read more and learn vocabulary words like alluring, conforming, credence, fervent, inherent, and vilify.

2. The Untold Story of How Sega Nearly Won the Console Wars
Wired, 5/13/2014

SAT/ACT Vocabulary Word Count: 26

Wired: The Untold Story of How Sega Nearly Won the Console Wars

How did Sega lose out to Nintendo and Sony in the video console wars? Read more and learn vocabulary words like ascendant, inscrutable, internecine, nemesis, protagonist, and successor.

3. Harvard Prof Invents a Phone That Sends Smells
Businessweek, 5/13/2014

SAT/ACT Vocabulary Word Count: 16

Businessweek: Harvard Prof Invents a Phone That Sends Smells

It may sound like science fiction, but it will soon be possible to send scents over the Web. Read more and learn vocabulary words like aromatic, articulate, fleeting, noxious, olfactory, and palette.

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