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Daily Dose of Random

How many people have lived throughout the entirety of history? Well, here's a guesstimate.

80,000 pounds of walnuts have been stolen in California. That's a whole lot of nuts.

This Illinois man was successfully removed from his daughter's volleyball game for death threats. I'm sure his daughter is so proud...

Some middle schoolers may now be more effectively prepared for the zombie apocalypse than our government. Fantastic......

Today in RRS History

2011- Texas Tech wide receiver Shaun Corker talked about moving over to the secondary out of necessity.

2009 - Tech defeated Kansas 42-21 thanks to a monster 4th quarter fueled by Baron Batch and the defense.

2006 - Leading scorer and Tech  guard Jarrius Jackson was dismissed from the basketball team for academic reasons.

University & Broadway

Tech soccer is preparing for the Big 12 championship after a handful of players received in-season honors.  (Wilen/Daily Toreador)

Outside linebacker Terrance Bullitt is still fighting with a hurt shoulder. (Williams/Avalanche-Journal).

The Other Nine

OSU has held three consecutive teams to under 20 points in conference wins.  (Mizell/The Oklahoman)

Are the Longhorns numb to their sloppy play or determined? (Bohls/American-Statesman)

OU's defensive line has a knack for getting pedicures. (Kuzydym/The Oklahoman)

K-State won their first exhibition hoops game of the year 81-61 last night. (Robinett/Kansas City Star)

The wins may not be there, but Kansas has definitely improved under Weis. (Dodd/Kansas City Star)

Daily Notables

...Happy Halloween! ...American television journalist Dan Rather turns 81 today. ...Comedian and actor John Candy would've turned 62. ...Alabama head coach Nick Saban is 61 today. ...Lord of the Rings director Peter Jackson turns 51 today. ...In 1913, the Lincoln Highway was dedicated, making for the first automobile road across the U.S. ...In 1926, magician Harry Houdini died after gangrene took his body thanks to an appendix rupture. ...In 1941, Mount Rushmore was completed. ...The average person makes about 1,140 telephone calls each year.

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