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Month: October 2017

New York terror attack: Eight dead as truck runs down cyclists before driver shouts 'Allahu Akbar'

The FBI is treating a truck attack in New York, in which eight people died and 15 were injured, as an act of terrorism. An attacker drove a rented truck down a bike path in Manhattan a few blocks from the site of the World Trade Center memorial. According to witnesses people on bikes were left scattered on the path and the attacker then rammed a school bus. Some witnesses said he then got out of the truck screaming "Allahu Akbar". He wielded two guns, which police later said were fake. Witnesses said they initially thought the attack was...

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Video Editing Software Programs – What Should I Use?

“Video Editing Software Programs?” Whoa, back up! What do people mean when they say video editing anyway? Let’s say you have a business on the internet and you know you need to use video in your marketing efforts. You may even be thinking: should I not be able to just go out, shoot some great video with my camera, come home, and then just upload it to the web? Well, yes, you could do that. Today’s technology makes it physically possible. But unless you’re talking about a quick video of your cat doing something cute, or a family member’s dance recital, sports performance, etc. that you plan to upload to a social site to share with friends and family, then you are going to need to edit the video. Why? Because while raw footage is great for social reasons, it just won’t do the job if what you really want is a polished, put-together product whose goal is to promote your business in some way. So back to the question: what is video editing? And what software should I use to do it? Basically editing is the process that allows you to cut, copy and/or paste your raw video footage to build something that is focused and professional. You can cut out extra video where nothing interesting is happening, or bad takes, etc. You can also edit the audio...

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