Hill's(R) Science Diet(R) 'Vets Know Best' Tour Gets Tails Wagging at the San Diego County Fair
Sexologists study everything from puberty to sexual orientation to the mechanics of sexual intercourse. They also study sexual dysfunctions. Snake milker Some jobs are not for the faint-of-heart: Snake milkers are animal care specialists who extract the venom of poisonous snakes. Snake venom , while not exactly milk, is nevertheless a life-giving substance (when used correctly). The venom, deadly on its own, is the main ingredient in snakebite antidotes and a wide range of medicines. Snake milkers have the job of extracting, or "milking," the toxic substance from a snake's fangs. The venom can be made into a freeze-dried powder that research laboratories use to produce drugs for blood clots, heart attacks and high blood pressure.
The art and science of risk management
?Science? means basing decisions on objective, quantifiable metrics and data. ?Art? refers to analysis and decisions that are based on intuition, expertise, and a holistic view of the organization. Two-thirds of those from IT and enterprise risk management or business operations sided with ?art,? while nearly two-thirds of the respondents who work in IT security and IT operations chose ?science.? Tripwire CTO Dwayne Melancon weighed in with some thoughts on the results. His take is that those who work in business operations and risk management generally don?t believe a precise answer is necessary in order to make a decision, so they favor art. Those who work in IT operations and security, on the other hand, view the world of risk management as a math problem with a specific answer, so they see it as a ?science?. Melancon explains that the disparity between art and science is the crux of the problem when it comes to managing risk effectively. ?People with these viewpoints are talking about the same thing, but they are using very different language, which can make it difficult to come to a mutually agreed point of view.? The simple reality is that risk management is both an art and a science. Computers are precision instruments that operate purely on ones and zeros.
To celebrate new and improved formulas and packaging for many of its popular pet foods, Hill's® Science Diet® has kicked off its Vets Know Best tour. As part of the tour, the Science Diet® team will travel from coast to coast to share the news and samples with pet owners and their beloved pets. Visit the Hill's booth, and try the pet food vets feed their own pets! Next stop, the Hill's Science Diet Vets Know Best tour will visit the San Diego County Fair, one of the country's largest county fairs featuring rides, animals, exhibits and more attracting more than one million residents each year. At the fair from June 11 to 23, pet owners are invited to stop by an interactive veterinary-like clinic to learn about pet nutrition and Science Diet. Visitors can talk with trained representatives about the new Science Diet foods and packaging and will receive mouthwatering samples for both dogs and cats. Plus, the Science Diet team will be handing out coupons for FREE bags of treats and wet food along with collector animal-lover pins.