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  • Squiz CMS Easter Eggs (or: why do I keep seeing Greg’s name in my CAPTCHA?)
    Squiz CMS Easter Eggs (or: why do I keep seeing Greg’s name in my CAPTCHA?)

    When using the Squiz CMS, Dan noticed that his CAPTCHA kept containing the same patterns of letters. These turned out to be the names of early developers on the system, which in turn lead Dan to uncover Easter Eggs in the software that have been deliberately concealed by their authors.

  • Too Many Cards
    Too Many Cards

    This week, Dan performed a magic trick (via webcam) for some friends in an exclusive part of Reddit. And then he thought he should share it with you, too.

  • Health. Food.
    Health. Food.

    You can tell when Dan's recovering from illness, because he starts craving the most otherwise-disgusting foodstuffs. Here's a recipe...

  • The Right Place At The Right Time
    The Right Place At The Right Time

    While hunting for an Alpine geocache, Dan discovers two lost hikers and rescues them from a blizzard.