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Women? Thinking Critically? That’s What SheThought!

Women? Thinking Critically? That’s What SheThought!

18 August 2010 by Desiree Schell

I’d like to introduce my fellow Canadians to SheThought.com, a wonderful new women’s critical thinking blog. Founded by Heidi Anderson, and with contributions from women (and men!) all over the world, SheThought provides a supportive place to explore issues important to women, from an evidence-based perspective. Of significance to Canadians; SheThought wants you. In order […]

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Searching for Skepticism

20 December 2009 by Desiree Schell

You may have noticed that, recently, mainstream media seems to have taken an interest in skeptical positions. The National Post’s ongoing interest in republishing Skeptic North pieces, and this article, come to mind. Have you noticed certain journalists that repeatedly report the evidence-based side of the story? Are there radio show hosts that seem to […]

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Quick Questions with Jill Powell

Quick Questions with Jill Powell

23 October 2009 by Desiree Schell

Jill Powell is a graphic artist, contributor to Skepchick, and official Ustream Wrangler on the radio show Skeptically Speaking. She has also developed the scripts for numerous local independent films that she hopes you won’t judge her for. She spends most of her time attached to her sketchbook and laptop. She lives in Edmonton, Alberta. […]

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Quick Questions with Daniel Loxton

Quick Questions with Daniel Loxton

29 September 2009 by Desiree Schell

Daniel Loxton is the editor of skepticism’s premier critical thinking publication for kids, Junior Skeptic, which is bound into every issue of Skeptic Magazine. In addition to writing and illustrating most issues of Junior Skeptic, he’s Skeptic magazine’s resident expert on cryptozoology and monster mysteries. He’s also written on subjects from Roswell to crystal skulls […]

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  • Desiree Schell

    Desiree is the host of Skeptically Speaking, the Edmonton-based radio show that asks you to call in and question everything. She has never quite grown out of the "but why?" stage of childhood development, and considers skeptics the people least likely to be annoyed by this kind of behavior. Her fondest wish is that one day math will suddenly make sense to her, with no effort whatsoever. It's good to dream.