First, get their chlorine products early. Two types of stabilized chlorine, dichlor and trichlor, are the most affected by the shortage, and may not be available for purchase later in the season, or will be more expensive. Robertson says customers should purchase their year’s supply at the time they open their pools to ensure they have enough chemicals to last through the season..
A slick new video showing young and old congregating under the name of the Russian leader has been exposed as one of a number of fake rallies concocted by the Kremlin. Rattled by protests in support of opposition leader Alexei Navalny that have swept across the country, Mr Putin government appears desperate to prove his popularity is unscathed in a series of dubious demonstrations. In Volgograd, formerly Stalingrad, where one of the videos was filmed, the crowd joins together after leaving their workplaces and football pitches to flash the torches on their phones at the site of one of the bloodiest battles of the Second World War.
Steam Lunar New Year Sale is underway and will end on February 15 at 10am PT (11:30pm IST). It brings discounts on several games and a free animated Ox sticker for every day of the sale (to mark the Chinese Year of the Ox). There are discounts on games across genres and interested shoppers can filter through the thousands of discounts by genre or theme.
“The scene we saw today is one really unlike one probably any of us have ever seen and one we pray to God we never see again,” said Fort Worth Police Chief Neil Noakes. First responders had to use hydraulic tools to remove some people from their vehicles, and as they worked their way through the wreckage, medics marked the vehicles they searched to avoid duplicative efforts as they hurried to get people out of the sub freezing temperatures. “I was looking in my rearview mirror and it was like watching the hand of God move these cars up around me in the ice,” a driver named Shane, who stopped just short of the pileup, told the Star Telegram.
The safety week ends on the 25th (that’d be today) with National Seat Check Saturday, and it won’t take much time for you to stop by. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood today unveiled new National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) research showing that while fewer children died in roadway crashes in 2009, many children are still not using an appropriate child restraint or booster seat. Secretary LaHood announced the findings today as part of Child Passenger Safety Week..