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June 10, 1996

THIS WEEK * Today, 6 p.m.: John Krakauer talks about his experiences as a member of the ill-fated Mt. Everest trek last month. Compuserve: Go Convention. Internet: http://pathfinder.com/people

* Tonday, 6:30 p.m.: The Seattle-bred band Candlebox checks in from the road on its "Lucy" tour. America Online. Keyword: Warner

* Wednesday, 5 p.m.: Actor Peter Graves, star of the original "Mission: Impossible" TV series, chats about the show. Prodigy. Jump: CHAT

* Wednesday, 6 p.m.: Diana Fairechild, author of "Jet Smart," discusses summer air travel. Compuserve. Go CONVENTION

* Friday, 3 p.m.: Yoko Ono will talk live on the Internet using the Real Audio format at http://pop.com/

ON THE NET * Interactivism (http://www.interactivism.com) brings political action to the Internet. The site's left-leaning sponsors encourage visitors to protest the Communications Decency Act, and there's also an alert about a bill in Congress that could lead to more pesticides in foods and suggestions for other forms of "virtual action."

* Follow the path of the Olympic torch at http://www.qualcomm.com/ProdTech/Omni/Torch. Visitors can see its zigzagging path from Los Angeles to Atlanta and click to see street maps with a marker of where it's been in the last 10 minutes.

* The Twilightman Society (http://twilightman.com) works to raise public awareness of the potential for abuse of information technologies and takes reports from people who feel they have been victims. The society's site includes articles and links to other sites devoted to electronic privacy.

* A new Kite Aerial Photography site has finally alighted on the Web, featuring scores of photos taken from kites aloft, tips and links to other related sites. It is at http://www.ced.berkeley.edu/~cris/kap/

* It's strawberry season, and the red berries are everywhere, including on the World Wide Web. At http://www.calstrawberry.com, you'll find recipes for strawberry sparkling wine soup, frozen strawberry yogurt pie and other treats. Visitors can also meet strawberry farmers and see how they work, and learn random strawberry facts such as the number of seeds on an average berry (200).

* SocialServices.com (http://SocialServices.com) lists hundreds of professionals and organizations that provide help with everything from AIDS prevention to foster care to mental health to speech pathology.

Site suggestions may be sent to cutting.edge@latimes.com

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