Net Gains: Sites Of The Week

www.wholeearthmag. com

This is the on-line version of Whole Earth magazine, a stalwart of the debate about society and the environment. Without being `hippie' the current issue contains an excellent essay on the future of society in a world cyberspace is increasingly powerful.

www.catch.com/snack/ rocky/

In an age dominated by sound-bites and short attention span, this site delivers words of wisdom from the boxing legend Rocky Graziano. You'll either love it or hate it but at least it proves that irony is alive and well in some parts of America.

www.guinness.com

The stylish advertising from Guinness has always been a pint ahead of the pack and this site, as well as looking good, has plenty of quirky and entertaining sections. You can even download a screensaver devoted to the legendary Irish drink - but not everything in black and white makes sense.

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