Tuesday, July 22, 2008

Vacation in Oklahoma!

Don't want to spend the gas money to go to Disney World this summer? Oklahoma has some great vacations ranging from agritourism and park trails to golfing and film festivals. Click on the blue title above to link to the Official Oklahoma Tourism Information Site. You can sign up for free brochures or emails and also find coupons and tickets to state attractions.
You can also check out "Oklahoma Route 66 The Ultimate Road Trip" in the Oklahoma Documents section of Government Documents (T800.5 R869u). This little book lists 83 museums or attractions along the Oklahoman section of Route 66. Spectacular photos and maps show neat places to visit from Miami to Erick.

Friday, July 18, 2008

Fans stay up all 'Knight' for Batman movie

As "The Dark Knight's" crusading District Attorney Harvey Dent vigorously tries to combat Gotham City's crime spree, he quotes the old saying: "The night is always darkest before the dawn." But the dawn may have been the brightest time for "The Dark Knight," which was scheduled to have around 3,000 late-night showings, including almost 100 showings at 3 and 6 a.m. Friday, July 18, according to Fandango.com spokesman Harry Medved. Learn more about the film at The Dark Knight, the official site for the film.

Tuesday, July 15, 2008

Oklahoma Oil and Gas Industry

With all of the current discussion regarding gas prices, it's time to look at Milestones in the Oklahoma Oil and Gas Industry. This data is provided by the Oklahoma Geological Survey, and it lists some interesting information regarding how the industry has affected our state.

Monday, July 07, 2008

Top 10 Hottest Music Sites

Check out Wired.com Listening Post's top 10 hottest digital music websites: "Sites were chosen based not only on what they currently do for music fans, but also on their potential to impact the future development of the music industry. Based on how things go with the first iteration, this list could be updated periodically and opened for voting."

Photo by Jon Reid

Thursday, July 03, 2008

New Airline Fees

Airfarewatchdog.com has compiled a list of new charges from major domestic arilines. Would you be willing to pay $10 extra for an aisle seat or up to $250 for extra luggage? Some airlines now charge up to $250 to change your ticket if you miss your flight. Click on the blue title above to see the chart.