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Word Magnets for Skeptics!

We've had a few new additions to Skeptical Robot, our merch shop, and my absolute favorite is this sweet set of more than 200 Word Magnets for Skeptics. You can make tons of classic skeptical phrases and even create your own freeform poems on topics like homeopathy, evolution, vaccination, Bigfoot, aliens, and nano-robots. And since the set comes courtesy of my podcast, The Skeptics' Guide to the Universe, there are even a few in-jokes you can make (plus the names of all the co-hosts)! Here are a few options:

the plural of anecdote is not evidence

science or fiction

nano robots abducted Bob

bird vs monkey

to make an apple pie from scratch you must first invent the universe

Steve debunked homeopathy

And so many more!

[EDIT: SGU is even having a contest: buy a set, create your best skeptical poem, take a photo of it, and send it to [email protected]. The best poems will be read on air, and the one we deem the awesomest will get a free SGU t-shirt!]

Of course, while you're in the shop you should also pick up the new Chibi PZ Tee (say it three times fast), the tentacle-themed Pharyngula travel mug, and, naturally, a sweet Skepchick logo tee. Look, just buy all the things. ALL THE THINGS

Rebecca Watson

Rebecca is a writer, speaker, YouTube personality, and unrepentant science nerd. In addition to founding and continuing to run Skepchick, she hosts Quiz-o-Tron, a monthly science-themed quiz show and podcast that pits comedians against nerds. There is an asteroid named in her honor. Twitter @rebeccawatson Mastodon Instagram @actuallyrebeccawatson TikTok @actuallyrebeccawatson YouTube @rebeccawatson BlueSky

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    1. Sadly, no, as that phrase didn't get popular until the order was already placed. But, if these are very popular I may come out with an expansion pack later on!

  1. I think I may have to add these to the Shakespeare and Zombie word magnets already on the fridge.

  2. Awesome magnets, my three sets have shipped already. Great gifts for my skeptical and not so skeptical friends.
    Will the Skepchicks be awarding a prize for the best magnet haiku?

  3. Oops, I commented without rereading the OP so I missed the edit about the poem contest.  One of us must have precognition.

  4. I linked to this on Pharyngula, and now readers have suggestions for future merchandise: one has asked for Rebecca’s Patented Cock-Severing Shears. I have no idea what they would do with them. How often do you have to butcher chickens nowadays?

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