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Playing Madman? Trump Calls on US to 'Expand' Nuclear Capability

 12/23/2016 - 04:51
Trump thinks being "unpredictable" is a virtue, both in politics and business. Photo: EFE/Erik S. Lesser

President-elect Donald Trump tweeted on Thursday for a strengthening of America’s nuclear weapons programme, throwing into doubt longstanding efforts to reduce its arsenal. His comments came the same day that Vladimir Putin said Russia needs to ‘strengthen the military potential of strategic nuclear forces’

Peter Navarro, a Radical Hawk Who Will Upset Beijing

 12/22/2016 - 06:06
 An image from Peter Navarro’s 2012 documentary Death by China. Photo: Netflix

The Guardian reports about Trump's decision to choose Peter Navarro, a University of California, Irvine, economist who has accused China of effectively waging economic war against the United States, to head a trade policy council inside the White House. The move which may upset Beijing, whic considers Navarro for being a radical hawk.

How to Survive the Whipped Cream Shortage on Christmas Holidays

 12/21/2016 - 03:35
The nation is facing a whipped cream shortage this year. Photo: WIKIMEDIA/COMMONS

The Atlantic reports about an explosion at a Florida nylon factory that has left American grocery stores with a sudden Reddi-wip shortage. Though this incident will make it harder to find the popular whipped cream topping this year, it also serves as an important reminder to appreciate the vast network of people and machines that go into making the treat possible to find.

Electoral College officially nominated the next U.S President

 12/19/2016 - 05:08

On Sunday, many demonstrators in California protested the election of Donald Trump and called on the Electoral College to change their ballots to reflect the will of the people where Democratic Presidential candidate Hillary Clinton won almost three million more votes than her Republican rival. The Electoral College will meet otoday to officially determine who will be the next US president.