Distrowatch is a great site to keep up with the many distributions of Linux that are available. They are nicely organized and you can see which ones are becoming popular. Each Linux distro has different strengths and it is important to choose the one that suits your needs the most. It is nice to have a website that keeps track of various distributions that you can install and learn more about. Check out Distrowatch.com and put the fun back into computing.
Kdenlive is a free and open source video editor for Linux. Its goal is flexibility and ease of use. Kdenlive supports major video formats and 4:3 or 16:9 aspect ratios. It is licensed under the GNU general public license version 2. The latest stable release is 0.76 as of October 8, 2009. There are many audio and video effects ranging from volume adjustment to video blurring. Check out Kdenlive for yourself at their website.