What Hath Yahoo Wrought?

The Web is red hot, but guides to it are even hotter

It's a jungle out there on the World Wide Web--a wild, exploding tangle of home pages, hotlinks, and way cool sites. And it's a wonder that cyberspace explorers don't all get lost. As of Jan. 1, the Web included some 200,000 sites, or Web servers, that offered close to 20 million pages of information for public consumption. Dozens of times a second, all across the globe, the Web sprouts yet another new page of text, graphics, sound, or video, and the online trove expands by who knows how many more megabytes.

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