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Article Name: Showing off is easy to condemn, but is it always bad?
Author Name: Claire Grant
Source: Aeon
Category: Philosophy

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Five Words to learn from this article:

Ostentatious : Characterized by pretentious or showy display; designed to impress.
Smug : Having or showing an excessive pride in oneself or one’s achievements.
Awry : Away from the usual or expected course; amiss.
Obnoxious : Extremely unpleasant.
Innocuous : Not harmful or offensive.

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Article Name: IoT Growing Faster Than The Ability to Defend It
Author Name: Larry Greenemeier
Source: Scientific American
Category: Technology

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Five Words to learn from this article:

Malicious : Characterized by malice; intending or intended to do harm.
Consent : Permission for something to happen or agreement to do something.
Ominous : Giving the worrying impression that something bad is going to happen; threateningly inauspicious.
Malware : Software which is specifically designed to disrupt or damage a computer system.
Botnet : A network of private computers infected with malicious software and controlled as a group without the owners’ knowledge, e.g. to send spam.

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Article Name: No, Astronomers Haven’t Decided Dark Energy Is Nonexistent
Author Name: Dan Scolnic, Adam G. Riess
Source: Scientific American
Category: Science

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Five Words to learn from this article:

Supernova : A star that suddenly increases greatly in brightness because of a catastrophic explosion that ejects most of its mass.
Luminosity : The intrinsic brightness of a celestial object (as distinct from its apparent brightness diminished by distance).
Overwhelming : Very great in amount.
Fluctuations : An irregular rising and falling in number or amount; a variation.
Astrophysics : The branch of astronomy concerned with the physical nature of stars and other celestial bodies, and the application of the laws and theories of physics to the interpretation of astronomical observations.