Darrin Hall claimed off waivers by Green Bay Packers

Former Pitt running back Darrin Hall was claimed off waivers by the Green Bay Packers, according to an announcement from the team on Saturday. He had previous offseason stints with the Cincinnati Bengals and Cleveland Browns in his home state of Ohio.

Reverse Osmosis System – what is it, application

Reverse osmosis system allows you to get delicious water, in which the dissolved gases are stored, but there are no various impurities. The key component is a semipermeable membrane, which allows you to purify water by 99%, from almost all impurities. Due to its characteristics, this membrane passes only water molecules through itself, everything else is retained by the filter. These are organic and inorganic compounds, heavy metals, bacteria and viruses. No filter can be compared with a reverse osmosis system by the method of water purification. It does not just become soft, even scum is removed. Therefore, if the task is to solve the problem of water hardness, then the reverse osmosis system installation cost is not a big deal.

Reverse Osmosis Filter Operation

The system is connected directly to the water supply, so its activity involves several stages:

  • Pre-cleaning water.
  • Cleaning with a membrane.
  • Collection in a separate container.
  • Water supply to a specially installed faucet.
  • All the garbage that is delayed by the filter goes down to the sewer system. The device will work until the cumulative capacity is filled, after which the water supply stops. Today, such a system should be in every kitchen, taking into account the environmental situation.

The system purifies water from:

  • Soluble salts, as a result, it becomes soft.
  • Organic matter and microorganisms that adversely affect human health.
  • Colloidal particles.
  • Any other mechanical impurities.

The reverse osmosis system is a multi-stage water purification system, where the main filter element is a reverse osmosis membrane. Three stages of preliminary water purification are used to remove most of the contaminants in water and to protect the reverse osmosis membrane from premature clogging.

Stage 1 – foamed polypropylene fiber (PP) cartridge. Cleans water from undissolved, suspended particles in water, such as: sand, rust, clay, chalk, scale, and insoluble chemical compounds larger than 5 microns.

Stage 2 – cartridge granulated activated coconut carbon (GAC). Purification of water from chlorine and organochlorine compounds with the help of granules of activated carbon, thanks to the large surface of contact between coal and water, water purification is most effective.

Stage 3 – cartridge briquetted activated coconut carbon (HUNDRED). Carries out additional purification of water from chlorine and organochlorine compounds, eliminates 98% of free chlorine from water. By itself, serves as a filter cleaning 5mkm.

Stage 4 – reverse osmosis membrane. The unique technology of reverse osmosis membrane allows you to remove from water up to 99% of possible contamination. The diameter of the membrane cells is not more than 0.0001 microns. Bacteria and viruses would have had the opportunity to pass through the membrane if the first had collapsed in the ratio of 1/4000 and the last 1/200. Therefore, neither the smallest particles, nor foreign substances dissolved in water, bacteria and viruses can penetrate the highly sensitive membrane.

The 5th step is a post-filter made from activated coconut charcoal. The membrane breaks complex compounds in water into simpler ones, resulting in the formation of gases. The post-filter serves as a gas outlet, removes odors from the water and gives it a fresh taste. The water after the reverse osmosis membrane is saturated with oxygen, has an excellent taste and beneficial properties.

The 6th stage is a mineralizer, which includes such components as: zeolite, diatomaceous earth, oxidized aluminum, activated carbon from coconut shell. The mineralizer enriches purified water with ions of calcium, magnesium, potassium, sodium, iron, zinc, selenium, strontium and other elements, which not only improves the taste of water, but also makes it biologically more valuable.

What is included in the cost of transportation services in Orange County?

Do you want to know what makes up the cost of moving services? You do not want to overpay for the mistakes of others? Do you want to avoid unpleasant surprises with price juggling? That’s the question that worries all those who have to make a flat or office relocation. The cost of moving is formed depending on various factors. It is organized by specialized transport companies. Each of them has its own tariffs and prices, and therefore the exact cost of services will be called by the company’s managers after a detailed study of the order. If you are looking for some good service that will help you to move to Orange County, you can try this one https://socalpromovers.com/orange-county.  Below we will try to tell you what the price depends on, and how much you can put into the family budget for ordering an apartment move.

  1. Volume of the transported property. From this directly depends on the number of employees (porters), which will be on your order and the size of the furniture van, which is required for transportation. If there are few things, then you can do with one car, but if there are many of them, then you will have to order either a large truck or several cars. In this case, the cost of the service may increase.
  2. Conditions of your move. Floors and the presence or absence of freight elevators. The need to raise the furniture in the apartment manually increases the time of the move and, accordingly, the cost. Time is an important factor worth paying extra attention to. The more time the movers will spend on packing and loading things, the more expensive the cost will be.
  3. Additional Services. The need for assembly and disassembly of furniture. Any services that may be needed from the movers and will take additional time will have an additional cost. But if you have a lot of furniture or other complex structures, then you need to immediately tell the company that organizes the moves, because they will be able to disassemble everything qualitatively and then assemble it in a new place. If you think about disassembling and assembling furniture on your own, please note that without proper experience it may take longer than that of professionals and there is a chance that something will be done wrong. So some things may suffer during transportation. Therefore, it is better to trust the professionals.
  4. Packing material. The use of packaging material for protection also affects the cost, but only slightly. The packaging itself is inexpensive. And the advantages of its use are obvious – the company’s guarantees for the safety of your favorite interior items. Packing cost can be checked with carriers. In addition, the time that the loaders will spend on packing your things will be taken into account.
  5. Free car access to the entrance. The possibility of the location of the truck near the entrance of a residential building. The presence of a low arch at the house, which will not allow to drive high trucks increases the time of work. But modern technologies of moving allow not to carry heavy pieces of furniture by hand across the yard, but to move them on special low carts with wheels.

Please note that in a professional company, when calculating the cost of your order, the manager will definitely find out the exact amount of the property being transported, the need for additional work and all the conditions of the move. This way you can get the price before the move is made.

Prices for moving your apartment

When moving your apartment, the moving company provides a different range of services, besides, depending on the complexity and scale of the move, the types of vehicles and the number of movers involved in the move differ. Familiarize yourself with the types of transfers and select the appropriate option.

The cost of your move will help to calculate the specialists of the companies on the move by phone. The cost may vary depending on the following factors: the volume of transported property, the presence of elevators, technical conditions (width of staircase openings, the possibility of approaching the loading point, etc.), complexity of furniture design that requires disassembly and assembly, as well as the need for rigging work. All of these factors affect the time of work, the number of specialists and the volume of vehicles employed at your crossing.


Today we get to meet Lindsey Georgalas Ward, who stops by the studio to dish up the dirt on Hines.  We talk about her career in dancing, and how Hines courted her.  Then, we jump into current NFL news, including the rule changes for the 2016 season, what it’s like to compete for a starting job, and whether or not Calvin Johnson will “unretire” with the Patriots.  Finally, we drop into a slew of your questions from the Facebook fan page.


Anthony Jeselnik is one of the most brilliant comics on the scene today.  His slicing sarcasm and cocky delivery barely mask his delight at hearing laughs and groans from the audience.  His facial expression implies that he knows a secret that we don’t, and if you’re not smart enough to figure it out, then that’s on you.  He also happens to be a hardcore Hines Ward fan, having grown up in Pittsburgh.  His edgy, fearless comedy is akin to “going over the middle” in the entertainment world.  We chat about growing up a Steelers fan, how long it takes him to develop a new act (You won’t believe it…), what it’s like to really bomb on stage, and the mindset Anthony adopts with his comedy career.  (Hint:  He hustles, and outworks everyone)

Check out Anthony’s #1 Comedy Special on Netflix, “Thoughts & Prayers”.

010: Life vs. Football, Dealing with Depression, and Your Awesome Questions

Hey there.  On this episode of the Hines Ward Show, we talk about the Martavis Bryant suspension, how depression and “real life” situations affect athletes, what some athletes are doing (or not doing) post-football, keeping your eyes on your future, and what Hines did for his 40th Birthday in Vegas.  Then we dig into a BUNCH of your questions, and give you a good exercise to show gratitude every single day.

Posted in Podcast and tagged Depression, Hines Ward, Martavis Bryant, Steelers.



For 11 seasons, Heath Miller ran over the middle, said almost nothing, and moved the chains for the Pittsburgh Steelers.  His sudden retirement at the age of 33 caught Steelers Nation, and the rest of NFL Fandom by huge surprise. We here at the HWS were the first interview he did, post-retirement, and we’re happy to share it with you.


Hines and Michael chat about how he spent his 40th birthday, how to have a winners/positive mindset, even though things aren’t going that well in your life, how to “compare up”, show gratitude, and keep a smile on your face.  Then they chat about some current football news, including the departure of Mike Ditka, retirement of Calvin Rodgers, and Antonio Brown on DWTS.  Finally, they wrap up with a few of your questions!

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Joe Manganiello (True Blood, Magic Mike, Pee Wee’s Big Holiday)  stops by to talk growing up in Pittsburgh, being a young athlete, what he thought was his big break, and what his life is like being married to Sofia Vergara.

Joe Manganiello is an American actor. He was born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, to Susan (Brachanow) and Charles John Manganiello, and has a younger brother, Nicholas. His father is of Italian descent and his mother has German/Austrian/Croatian and Armenian ancestry. Joe was raised in Mount Lebanon and attended Mount Lebanon high school. During school, he was good at sports and was captain of the football, basketball and volleyball teams. He went on to play varsity level in all three. It was during school that he enjoyed making films with his friends and, as a result, became interested in acting. He went on to study acting at Carnegie Mellon, after which he moved to Los Angeles. He landed a great first job as ‘Flash Thompson’ in Spider-Man in 2002.  He would follow that up with the Spider Man sequels, and eventually landed a starring role as Alcide Herveaux on the hit HBO show “True Blood”, and most recently starred in Magic Mike.  He has a new movie, Pee Wee’s Big Holiday, launching on Netflix on March 18.


On this episode, Hines & Michael talk about Hines’ adjustment after football, his workout routine, why football is so important (especially to Steelers fans), and we get into some of Hines’ favorite trips of all time, including his Vegas insider tips.