Best Posts of the Week (Oct. 5, 2009)

Last Updated Oct 5, 2009 10:31 AM EDT

Ah, October. The time of year when we ask ourselves why Major League Baseball insists on forcing players and fans alike to endure cold, rain, and even the occasional bit of snow.

(If you live in the East or Midwest and have attended a game recently, you know what I mean.)

Anyway, with baseball nearing the end and football just getting into full swing, perhaps you missed last week's handiest hacks. Here they are for your perusing pleasure:

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