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One black widow spider pulled an Arachnophobia on us and decided to hitch a ride from Texas to Norfolk. Britain.

If you're ever getting robbed in a convenient store, find the red chili powder. Chili powder + face = Ouch.

Movember is apparently discouraged at this 13 year old's middle school. As a side note, if a 13 year old can grow a mustache, you let him flaunt that lip carpet like it's 1983.

One counterfeiter put the wrong dead president on his $100 bills. No one will notice, right?

Today in RRS History

2011-Tech beat North Texas on the road, 69-64.

2009- Three prospects signed with the Red Raider hoops team in the early period, including Javarez Willis.

2005 - Louisiana defensive end Jonathan Hollins said that Tech was out in front for his signature.

University & Broadway

The Lady Raiders struggled on offense in a loss to UNM. (Magelssen/Avalanche-Journal)

Tech's seniors will be looking to beat OSU for the first time ever. (DuPont/Daily Toreador)

The Other Nine

Forte, Smart lead OSU to a big win in Puerto Rico. (Helsley/The Oklahoman)

It's been a long, hard road for Kansas' senior fooball players.  (Dodd/Kansas City Star)

One OU freshman's mother has come all the way from France to see him play basketball. (Kuzydym/The Oklahoman)

K-State now has to deal with the pressure it takes to be number one. (Robinett/Kansas City Star)

If UT wants to start 2013 off with a bang, they'll have to finish strong in 2012. (Howe/American-Statesman)

West Virginia faces a tall order against OU this weekend. (Casazza/Daily Mail)

Daily Notables

...Former major league pitcher Dwight Gooden turns 48 today. ...Actress Maggie Gyllenhaal is 35. ...Giants defensive end Os Umenyiora turn 31. ...Knicks big man A'mare Stoudemire is 32 today. ...In 1776, the United Provinces recognized the independence of the United States. In 1907, the Indian and Oklahoma territories formed to create the state of Oklahoma. ...In 1945, UNESCO was founded. ...Revolvers cannot be silenced because of all the noisy gasses which escape the cylinder gap at the rear of the barrel.

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