Posted at 7:00 AM on July 13, 2011
by Jon Gordon
Weary of the state government shutdown? If not, read Shutdown 11 -- MPR News is all over it.
But you could use a break, right? We offer the following distractions:
1) How ships are launched
That's one compelling photo -- taken by the monkey who grabbed a camera from a nature photographer. Write a caption in the comments section.
Google+ could be huge - perhaps the first time any oxygen has been sucked from the Facebook room.
"Most critics believe Google+ is gaining popularity online, but at least one study figures Google's latest social experiment is growing at rates that rival Facebook's," says a story on PCWorld.com.
Confused by Google+? Some tips for beginners.
I can't wait to try Google+.
Interestingly, I first saw both the ship launching and the Macaque self-portrait a couple days ago on Google+.
Monkey says " I'm smarter then those in government trying to solve budget crises".
Those ship-launchings -- wow!!