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Daily Reader: Edition #393

Learn 62 vocabulary words from today's Daily Reader with 3 articles: the 20th anniversary of The Lion King, the use of cellphones in classrooms, and the new sharing economy.

1. The Lion King Turns 20: Every Crazy, Weird Fact About the Disney Classic
The Daily Beast, 6/24/2014

SAT/ACT Vocabulary Word Count: 37

The Daily Beast: The Lion King Turns 20: Every Crazy, Weird Fact About the Disney Classic

The beloved Disney classic, The Lion King, is celebrating its 20th anniversary. Read more and learn vocabulary words like contingent, infallible, mantra, repartee, sinister, and whimsically.

2. Is It Time for a Classroom Cellphone Ban?
The Daily Beast, 6/24/2014

SAT/ACT Vocabulary Word Count: 11

The Daily Beast: Is It Time for a Classroom Cellphone Ban?

Studies show that grades tend to go down when students are distracted by cellphones in the classroom. Read more and learn vocabulary words like engage, immune, indulge, intellectual, prone, and relevant.

3. Rent Your Everything
Scientific American, 6/17/2014

SAT/ACT Vocabulary Word Count: 14

Scientific American: Rent Your Everything

Why buy when you can rent everything you need these days? Read more and learn vocabulary words like comply, components, exposure, facilitated, initiated, and safeguards.

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