Matthew Eckermann

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Our fingerprints, eyes and faces will replace passwords

Passwords are a pain in the ass. They're either easy to crack or hard to remember, and when breaches occur you have to come up with a whole new one. So people are trying to do away with passwords altogether, and so far, fingerprint scanners are doing the job nicely.<p>Still, fingerprints alone are not …

John Oliver Shreds 'Self-Serving Half-Man' Donald Trump Over Response To Khizr Khan

The "Last Week Tonight" host called the GOP presidential nominee a "damaged, sociopathic narcissist."<p>John Oliver is steamed.<p>Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump recently reached a new low when he attacked Gold Star parents Khizr and Ghazala Khan, the host of HBO’s “Last Week Tonight” said …

Super Slow Motion Shows How an SLR Camera Shutter Works

I'll never get tired of slow motion. Things are easier to explain, and they just look cooler. Check out this great slow motion video that takes you …

The amazing street photography of Eamonn Doyle

For 20 years he hardly picked up his camera – now Martin Parr is a fan and the Beckett-inspired Dubliner is the talk of this summer’s Arles photography festival<p>• See a gallery of Eamonn Doyle’s Dublin photographs here<p>Eamonn Doyle is an unlikely candidate for the title “saviour of street …

Street Photography

6 Things Your Bike Mechanic Wishes You’d Stop Doing—And One Thing They Wish You Would

Don’t Overdo It With The Chain Lube<p>Daniel Oines via Flickr<p>“Don’t lube the chain after every ride,” says Mike Yozell, Bicycling’s tech editor and mechanic. “Lubing your chain is fine if all the lube got washed off in a muddy storm or is otherwise dry, but if the chain is already lubed, adding more …

Mountain Biking

I hiked one of the most beautiful trails in Italy — here's what I wish I had known going in

What you won't see when you're looking at the picturesque photos on social media is the out-of-breath photographer behind the lens.<p>Trust me, there's no way after hours of hiking that anyone would look anywhere near as glamorous as the views ahead.<p>The experience, however, was absolutely worth the …

Hiking

35 Cool Photos of Cat Ladies We Want To Be Friends With

A long time ago, the phrase “cat lady” was used to poke fun at women who chose to be single, growing old and devoting all their care and attention on …

A lesson in color grading

If Shakespeare were a photographer today, he’d have lost so many jobs to his “To tone or not to tone” predicament that in comparison you’d probably …

Tutorials

Edward Snowden: The Internet Is Broken

The activist talks to Popular Science about digital naïveté<p>In 2013, a now-infamous government contractor named Edward Snowden shined a stark light on our vulnerable communications infrastructure by leaking 10,000 classified U.S. documents to the world.<p>One by one, they detailed a mass surveillance …

Your Lens Can Make Or Break You: What to Use For Every Type of Shoot

Editor’s Note: This post appears in The Lumoid blog, and is reposted here with their permission.<p>Lumoid <i>is a band of creatives, photographers, and tech</i> …

Cameras