6 Things You Need To Know Today (January 30)

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1. This new natural beauty line is backed by a ton of celebs.

Jared Leto, Ashton Kutcher, Mila Kunis, Karlie Kloss, Shay Mitchell, and Hilary Duff have all invested in Kopari, a coconut-oil-based line of beauty products. The brand, which launched in October of 2015, will hit Sephora stores in February. (Racked)

2. A series of intimate birth photos captures the beauty and pain of childbirth.

From water births to car births to the first moment a terminally ill father holds his newborn child, these are some of the photos selected for this year's competition of the International Association of Professional Birth Photographers. (DailyMail)

3. Sick of the gym? Work out at the MET instead.

For the next few weeks, the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City is hosting a "museum workout," a 45-minute workout that has participants moving through 2 miles of museum space. "It's one of the most expansive spaces in New York City," says choreographer Monica Bill Barnes. "To be able to move through all different galleries, and the rooms, and they spaces they're created felt like such an incredible opportunity." (WNYC)

4. Embryonic education is science's newest trend.

Apparently, we start learning before we are even born. New research is showing that newly hatched turtles immediately recognize predators, human babies learn about food in the womb, and birds still in their eggs are listening and learning from the sounds outside. (New Scientist)

5. You'll soon be able to live in a home designed by the master of integrative medicine himself.

Real estate firm PMG just announced that it will be partnering with Dr. Deepak Chopra to collaborate on homes that prioritize wellness in a huge way. First, they're setting out to “enhance both the physical and emotional well-being” of homeowners in Muse, a luxury apartment complex in Miami, with healing retrofits like air purification systems, circadian lighting and mood-aligning paint colors. (Forbes)

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6. Think dolls aren't for dudes? Think again.

A new commercial (airing for the first time during the NFL playoffs) tries to destigmatize the gender stereotypes around toys by showing a dad playing Barbie with his daughter. The segment is just part of Barbie's move into the 21st century, embracing dolls of different sizes, colors, and occupations. Here's to everyone playing with whatever makes them happy. (Slate)


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