No detail is too small: they make the difference between good stuff and great stuff Dina Brodsky is a painter currently living in New York City. Born in 1981 in Belarus, she has been living in the United States since she

What we are seeing in Europe is a consequence of the destabilization of the Middle East by the West that in turn has led to an acute destabilization of the West through the influx of refugees from the Middle East.

A study at Northwestern University sought to address how early our culture affects our understanding of the world. They found that at age 2, children from China and the United States view scenes differently. Children from the U.S. are interested

Zika's exponential spread has much of the Americas panicking about how to handle this new epidemic. Countries from Brazil to the US have responded in many ways, but some of these responses have resulted in human rights violations. Zika may just

In the wake of this new shift in oil prices, countries that rely heavily on exporting crude oil are beginning to feel their budgets tighten. To stave off unemployment and possible social unrest, some states are taking drastic measures to increase

Convergence of Culture, Commerce, and Communications An epidemic of obesity has been acknowledged for several years in the US, with creeping increases in the age ranges affected—down to young children—and now across borders, as more countries adopt unhealthy American dietary patterns.(1) While obesity

How the U.S. Could Learn from the United Kingdom's Parental Leave Policies I recently spoke with Lucy (whose name has been changed for anonymity), a young woman expecting her first child, about what she planned to do in terms of returning

After the Copenhagen fiasco in 2009 when no agreement was reached, the subject of climate change looked dead and buried. Yet, this time in Paris, something positive happened at COP21. That's the 21st Conference of the Parties (COP), i.e. the

Museums aim to collect, preserve, and display elements of art, science, and culture that have a significant impact on society. Through interactive exhibitions, museums can educate the public and bridge science communication gaps. Traditionally, we think of museums displaying tangible

The Ethical Implications Of Health Professionals Refusing Treatment Due To Their Religious Beliefs. In early September 2015, Kim Davis who is the elected Deputy Clerk of Rowan County in Kentucky was jailed for five days for not dispensing marriage licenses to

Note from the Editor: In these hours, following the tragic killing of innocents in Paris and Beirut,  our thoughts are with the people of France and Lebanon. Impakter is a global publication. Our team comes from every corner of our beloved World.

There is something about animation that draws viewers young and old to the screen. When you think of animation studios that created your favorite films and TV series, a few major players come to mind. Steven Ahn is the director

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