Learn 45 vocabulary words from today's Daily Reader with 3 articles: forensics in the real world, why hurricanes with female names are more deadly than hurricanes with male names, and Katniss Everdeen's influence in Thailand.
1. It's Time To Treat Crime Forensics Like Real Science
Popular Science, 6/2/2014
SAT/ACT Vocabulary Word Count: 17
Unfortunately, in the real world, forensic results aren't quite as incontrovertible as they are portrayed on TV. Read more and learn vocabulary words like alibi, corroborated, exonerated, illegible, imprimatur, and rigorous.
2. What's in a (Hurricane) Name? More Deaths
Scientific American, 6/2/2014
SAT/ACT Vocabulary Word Count: 10
A new study shows that hurricanes with female names (i.e., Hurricane Katrina) are five times more deadly than hurricanes with male names (i.e., Hurricane Ivan). Read more and learn vocabulary words like credible, intensity, neutral, predict, stereotypes, and vulnerable.
SAT/ACT Vocabulary Word Count: 18
Protestors in Thailand have adopted Katniss Everdeen's infamous rebellious salute. Read more and learn vocabulary words like assuage, coup, defiance, infiltrate, obstruct, and regime.
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