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5 things you need to know this morning: Jan. 11

Start your day off right with five things you need to know this morning!

Five things you need to know

1. The internet loves this 'sexy' kangaroo

Can a kangaroo be sexy? According to the internet, yes! This photo was snapped by a surprised tourist who was stopped from using a public toilet in a national park near Perth, Australia due to this kangaroo who was striking a rather seductive pose in the entrance.

2. This robot is terrifying for construction workers

Will robots one day take all of our jobs? Possibly. But if you're a brick layer it may be happening sooner then later. Meet SAM, a semi-automated mason. SAM can lay 800 to 1,200 bricks a day — compared to a human's 300 to 500.

3. These artists will be performing at the Grammys this year

The Recording Academy announced the additional acts added to this year's Grammy performance line-up, including Bruno Mars, Cardi B and SZA.

4. Drake launches his new restaurant in Toronto

Drake held a private launch party for his new Toronto restaurant Pick 6ix. NBA star Lebron James decided it was the perfect location to host a birthday bash for his teammate Dwayne Wade.

5. Mother of H&M child model says 'get over it'

An photo used by clothing brand H&M caused quite a stir this week and brought on allegations of racism over the advertisement. Now reports say the child's mother, Terry Mango, says she was not upset by the ad which showed her son in a "coolest monkey in the jungle" hoodie.

Notable Birthdays(via Famous Birthdays)

Mary J. Blige (47), Lil Twist (25), Cody Simpson (21)

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