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2think.org
Collection of book reviews and essays, mostly on popular science, with an emphasis on science as a guide to truth. Also includes a discussion forum.
http://www.2think.org/

A Field Guide to Critical Thinking (Skeptical Inquirer Winter 1990)
Six rules of evidential reasoning, a distillation and simplification of the scientific method. Ignoring the vowels, the letters in the word "FiLCHeRS" stand for the rules of Falsifiability, Logic, Comprehensiveness, Honesty, Replicability, and Sufficiency.
http://www.csicop.org/si/show/field_guide_to_critical_thinking/

Association for Informal Logic and Critical Thinking (AILACT)
A non-profit scholarly association which aims to promote research into, teaching of, and testing of informal logic and critical thinking.
http://ailact.mcmaster.ca/

Carl Sagan's Baloney Detection Kit
Tools for testing arguments and detecting fallacious or fraudulent arguments, based on Sagan's book "The Demon Haunted World: Science as a candle in the dark."
http://www.xenu.net/archive/baloney_detection.html

Free From Faith
Comments on religion, science and scepticism.
http://free-from-faith.blogspot.com/

Mission: Critical
Tutorial for critical thinking.
http://www.sjsu.edu/depts/itl/index.html

Open Courseware on Critical Thinking
Over one hundred tutorials on critical thinking, logic, scientific reasoning, creativity, and other aspects of thinking skills.
http://philosophy.hku.hk/think/

Philadelphia Association for Critical Thinking
Addressing strange phenomena with the mindset, "What are the facts and what can we deduce from them?"
http://www.phact.org/

Propaganda and How to Recognize It
Essay on propaganda techniques.
http://www.rbs0.com/propaganda.pdf

Real-World Reasoning
A course given by Peter Suber for high-school students as an introduction to college.
http://www.earlham.edu/~peters/courses/inflogic/inflhome.htm

Responsible Thinking
Online book by Bob Korn promoting critical thinking. Outline, contact information.
http://www.truthpizza.org/

Skeptoid: Critical Analysis of Pop Phenomena
Provides a weekly podcast dedicated to furthering knowledge by eliminating the widespread pseudosciences that infect popular culture.
http://skeptoid.com/

So You Want to Avoid Common Logical Errors?
Gives logical errors a name and points out the most common logical errors and how to avoid them.
http://www.ehow.com/how-to_4845353_avoid-common-logical-errors.html

Wikipedia - Critical Thinking
Crowd-sourced encyclopedia article includes an overview, concepts and principles, classroom applications, and effectiveness of instruction.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Critical_thinking