New in Theaters: “Knock at the Cabin” and “80 for Brady”

1.  “Knock at the Cabin“  (R)  Trailer This is a psychological horror film from M. Night Shyamalan.  A little girl and her two dads (Jonathan Groff and Ben Aldridge) are on vacation at a remote cabin in the woods. But then four strangers come to their cabin and take them hostage.  The strangers insist that one of them must be

Quebec’s Groundhog Died Just Before Groundhog Day, So They Used a Child and a Stuffed Animal Instead

The legend of Punxsutawney Phil claims that there’s only ever been ONE Phil, and he’s been making predictions since 1886.  He achieves this immortality by drinking a secret “elixir of life.” But in reality, a groundhog’s lifespan is only a few years, and they were reminded of that in Quebec, Canada this week.  Their famous

Good News: A Kid’s $10,000 Half-Court Shot, and a New Oldest Dog Ever

Here are a few more good news stories making the rounds. 1.  At a high-school basketball game in North Dakota last week, a seventh-grader named J.J. Franks got the chance at a half-court shot for $10,000, and DRAINED IT.  It actually wasn’t just a half-court shot.  He had to make a lay-up, free throw, three-pointer, AND

“Signs” of Intelligence, That Actually Don’t Mean You’re Smart

There’s a forum online where people are talking about things some people might THINK are a sign of intelligence, but they’re actually not.  Here are a few of the good ones: 1.  Being a contrarian.  “Disagreeing with everything is as lazy as believing everything.” 2.  Just having a good memory.  Or knowing a lot of trivia.

A Guy Came Home to His Neighbor Wearing His Clothes and Eating His Food, with a Fire Raging in the Background

Got any crazy neighbor stories?  Here’s a good one.  A guy in Rochester, New York got home on Monday to find his upstairs neighbor wearing his clothes and eating his food, with a fire raging in the background. The neighbor got in by kicking his door down, and made himself right at home.  It sounds

A Six-Year-Old Ordered $1,000 Worth of Food on Grubhub, Causing a Parade of Delivery Cars

A man in Michigan named Keith Stonehouse let his six-year-old son use his phone to play a game Saturday night, thinking that it would chill him out before bed.  But the kid ended up playing with a different app:  Grubhub. Keith says he knew something was strange when he got a food delivery, but before