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Daily Reader: Edition #382

Learn 43 vocabulary words from today's Daily Reader with 3 articles: a computer that can pose as a teenager, discovering Paris, and whether laughter truly is the best medicine.

1. Computer Posing as Teenager Achieves Artificial-Intelligence Milestone
Time, 6/9/2014

SAT/ACT Vocabulary Word Count: 11

Time: Computer Posing as Teenager Achieves Artificial-Intelligence Milestone

A live-chatting computer was able to trick over 30% of people into believing they were talking with a real-life teenager. Read more and learn vocabulary words like conviction, milestone, posthumous, simulates, simultaneous, and verified.

2. Discovering The Charms Of La France Profonde
The Daily Beast, 6/9/2014

SAT/ACT Vocabulary Word Count: 13

The Daily Beast: Discovering The Charms Of La France Profonde

Paris is still one of the most popular tourist destinations in the world. Find out why the City of Light is worth visiting. Read more and learn vocabulary words like commemorate, ludicrous, momentous, revelation, seclusion, and sedate.

3. Is Laughter the Best Medicine?
National Geographic, 6/6/2014

SAT/ACT Vocabulary Word Count: 19

National Geographic: Is Laughter the Best Medicine?

Not feeling great? Find out, for some, why laughter truly is the best medicine. Read more and learn vocabulary words like cascade, immune, inducing, inhibiting, rollicking, and subjective.

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