FAST FIVE: "Career Advancement Tied To Whether You Have Kids" As China's Birth-Rate Hits Record Low

The statistic only counted 10.62 million births in 2021, down from twelve million in 2020. Meanwhile, China's population stagnated at around 1.41 billion people. Countries tend to experience lower birth rates in line with economic development as increased education access and concentration on careers become new priorities for the population. That is certainly the case elsewhere in Read more…

FAST FIVE: A Litany Of Absurdity

A Litany Of Absurdity Via The Brownstone Institute, Allison Pearson writing for the Telegraph recounts her anti-lockdown views from early on, and how so many people who implemented draconian policies are now running from them and their own responsibility. At the end of the Second World War, Gaullists and Communists insisted that Read more…

FAST FIVE: Starlink Satellites May Disrupt Detection Of Near-Earth Asteroids, Study Warns

Starlink Satellites May Disrupt Detection Of Near-Earth Asteroids, Study Warns There is growing concern among astronomers that Elon Musk's SpaceX satellites in low-Earth-orbit (LEO) may interfere with a ground-based detection system used for identifying near-Earth objects (NEOs) (otherwise known as asteroids).  The new study, titled “Impact of the SpaceX Starlink Satellites Read more…