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Daily Reader: Edition #370

Learn 80 vocabulary words from today's Daily Reader with 3 articles: Lebron vs. Michael Jordan, the new food industry documentary Fed Up, and how to study less but do better.

1. LeBron James Is a Better Leader Than Michael Jordan Ever Was
The Daily Beast, 5/15/2014

SAT/ACT Vocabulary Word Count: 46

The Daily Beast: LeBron James Is a Better Leader Than Michael Jordan Ever Was

Some people may consider this heresy, but this writer claims that LeBron James is better than Michael Jordan, in at least one area. Read more and learn vocabulary words like aggrandizing, brazenly, linchpin, narcissistic, rhetorical, and treacherous.

2. Fed Up Review: Food Addiction Isn't a Metaphor
Businessweek, 5/15/2014

SAT/ACT Vocabulary Word Count: 17

BW: Fed Up Review: Food Addiction Isn't a Metaphor

A new documentary, Fed Up, exposes some ugly truths about our food industry. Read more and learn vocabulary words like articulate, compelling, demonize, grim, indictment, and skeptical.

3. Study: You Really Can 'Work Smarter, Not Harder'
The Atlantic, 5/15/2014

SAT/ACT Vocabulary Word Count: 17

The Atlantic: Study: You Really Can 'Work Smarter, Not Harder'

Want to spend less time studying but do better in school? Just do this one simple thing! Read more and learn vocabulary words like abstract, adage, dictating, empirical, errant, and synthesize.

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