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

Protest songs are nothing new. Music has always functioned as a way to express that which could not be said. The function and format of politically-charged music might be constantly changing but its power to connect and communicate has always

Have you ever wondered about the environmental impact of the production of your clothes? Did you know a garment as simple as your pantyhose could be a big threat for the environment? These pieces of clothing are usually made of nylon

We are told by our parents and people who care about us to always adhere to our doctors' advice even if the advice is to never procreate. The idea of having children for some women is a life goal and

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