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Daily Reader: Edition #391

Learn 63 vocabulary words from today's Daily Reader with 3 articles: the life of students living in rural areas, watching TV while at the gym, and how photographs can create false illusions.

1. This Is What It's Like to Go to School in a Town Where Everyone Has Left
The New Republic, 6/20/2014

SAT/ACT Vocabulary Word Count: 22

TNR: This Is What It's Like to Go to School in a Town Where Everyone Has Left

Can you imagine going to school with only a dozen or so classmates? That's the reality for many students living in rural areas of the U.S. Read more and learn vocabulary words like consolidates, devised, exodus, isolated, migrant, and robust.

2. TV at the Gym
The New Yorker, 6/20/2014

SAT/ACT Vocabulary Word Count: 17

The New Yorker: TV at the Gym

What's the best type of TV to watch when trying to workout at the gym? This writer has some thoughts! Read more and learn vocabulary words like discard, ideal, mannequin, prestige, serendipity, and triage.

3. 5 Illusions Reveal How Portraits Can Lie
Scientific American, 6/12/2014

SAT/ACT Vocabulary Word Count: 24 (on page 1)

Scientific American: 5 Illusions Reveal How Portraits Can Lie

We tend to think that photos always reflect the truth. But these illusions show that's not always the case! Read more and learn vocabulary words like cognitive, depict, duplicitous, illusions, intrinsic, and uncanny.

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