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Daily Reader: Edition #353

Learn 61 vocabulary words from today's Daily Reader with 3 articles: Google's latest patents for contact lenses, how food can trick our minds, and the story of a teen who hitchhiked on a plane and survived.

1. Move Over, Google Glass; Here Come Google Contact Lenses
Vanity Fair, 4/22/2014

SAT/ACT Vocabulary Word Count: 18

Vanity Fair: Move Over, Google Glass; Here Come Google Contact Lenses

Google just received two patents for its latest invention: contacts with embedded camera and other technology. Read more and learn vocabulary words like concave, foray, integrating, liable, prototype, and refine.

Daily Reader: Edition #352

Learn 69 vocabulary words from today's Daily Reader with 3 articles: how to reinvent the school lunch, how police spied on the city of Compton in California, and why Nike's Fuelband is in trouble.

1. How to Reinvent the School Lunch and Get Kids to Eat Better
Wired, 4/21/2014

SAT/ACT Vocabulary Word Count: 33

Wired: How to Reinvent the School Lunch and Get Kids to Eat Better

School lunches have been getting a bad rap for years. Can a design firm really improve them? Read more and learn vocabulary words like deficit, enamored, inherent, legacy, paradigm, and pragmatic.

Daily Reader: Edition #351

Learn 70 vocabulary words from today's Daily Reader with 3 articles: the 2014 Boston Marathon, the admissions challenge at the University of California, and Mount Everest's deadliest day.

1. What It (Physically) Takes to Run the Boston Marathon
The Wire, 4/20/2014

SAT/ACT Vocabulary Word Count: 11

The Wire: What It (Physically) Takes to Run the Boston Marathon

One million people are expected to line the streets and watch the 2014 Boston Marathon today, to pay tribute to the victims of last year's tragedy. Find out what it takes to conquer this famous road race. Read more and learn vocabulary words like complacent, deceptive, entice, lull, proverbial, and wends.

Daily Reader: Edition #350

Learn 70 vocabulary words from today's Daily Reader with 3 articles: how much artists get paid by music services like Spotify, what it's like to have too much money, and why we may get more harsh winters in the future.

1. Which Music Service Makes Artists the Most Money?
Time, 4/16/2014

SAT/ACT Vocabulary Word Count: 24

Time: Which Music Service Makes Artists the Most Money?

Ever wonder how much your favorite artist makes when you listen to his or her song on Spotify or Pandora or Beats Music? Read more and learn vocabulary words like advocate, autonomy, genre, lucrative, marquee, and tandem.

Daily Reader: Edition #349

Learn 64 vocabulary words from today's Daily Reader with 3 articles: the College Board releases preview of new SAT exam questions, turning YouTube stars into celebrities, and the controversy over Taco Bell's new breakfast ads.

1. College Board releases preview of new SAT exam questions
Washington Post, 4/16/2014

SAT/ACT Vocabulary Word Count: 25

Washington Post: College Board releases preview of new SAT exam questions

The College Board released some sample questions for the new redesigned SAT. Find out why learning vocabulary in context, which is how we do it at ProfessorWord, is the key to success! Read more and learn vocabulary words like aptitude, embedded, interpretation, judiciously, penalized, and rigorous.