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Mod Post Rules of the Subreddit. If these are broken, your comment/post will be removed and you could be banned. You should read this before posting.

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Posts must be interesting as fuck (IAF)

This is a purely subjective rule. Just because you find something IAF does not mean it belongs here. It's impossible to define what is IAF, but for a general idea browse the top posts of all time from this subreddit. It's easier to define what isn't IAF, here are most of the things that are NOT IAF.


The content of a post (image/gif/video/article) and title must be interesting and interchangeable. The title must describe the content of the post. A post which has the content of a portrait of Albert Einstein with the title listing all of his accomplishments is not interesting as fuck, the content must show those accomplishments. The content of the post must show/depict what the title says.


Things that aren't IAF

  • mildly interesting things, kinda interesting things, interesting things

  • Social media screenshots, or screenshots in general.

  • No unnecessary sound

  • Memes, funny things, edgy content

  • Things that are purely cute

  • Things that are NSFW

  • Click bait, "Top 10 best X"

  • Just because something is old does not inherently make it IAF.

  • Hold your phone a certain way to see an image, or shake your head to see an image, or light mod/dark mode pictures

Note: Breaking this rule usually just means your post gets removed. (extreme violations, as in you have no idea what belongs here will get you perma banned)


Titles Must be descriptive

Titles should describe the content of the post. If you're going to claim facts/interesting as fuck stuff in the title the image/gif/video/article/content should show that claim in some way. Titles like "Wow, this is awesome", "top 10 best posts EVER" will get you banned. This isn't a click bait subreddit. Titles that "piggy back" off of other posts, like "Since we're posting Mcdonalds...." will also get you banned. You also shouldn't include where you're cross posting it from, just throw a source link in the comments.

We don't need unnecessary information in the title, just describe what you're posting.

Note: Breaking this rule will get you a temp ban in most cases (combined with other broken rules, or multiple offenses will mean a longer temp ban or permanent ban).


If needed provide a source

If you can't completely explain why the content of the post is IAF please comment with more explanation. If your post claims something that most everyone can't easily confirm from reading your title and viewing your content please provide some type of proof of what you claim. Do not claim ownership or creation of something you did not create. Do not post false or misleading information

*Note: Breaking this rules will get you perma banned in most cases. *


Don't spam

Pretty self explanatory, don't post spam, don't spam the subreddit with many links. If you're solely posting to promote yourself/sell something you will be banned.

Note: Breaking this rule will get you permabanned.


No gossip or tabloid type material

This isn't the place for celebrity news, or general "TIL" type posts.

Note: Breaking this rule will get you temp banned in most cases (combined with other broken rules, or multiple offenses will mean a longer temp ban or permanent ban.)


No text on images/gifs/videos

In most cases text on an image is useless. It can be put into the title or into the comment section. Text on gifs is sometimes useful, but still preferred to put information into the title and/or into the comment section. This also encourages discussion. There are some exceptions to this rule, mainly dates or little labeling on images/gifs/videos. Youtube videos are not allowed

Note: Breaking this rule will get you temp banned (combined with other broken rules, or multiple offenses will mean a longer temp ban or permanent ban.)


Be Civil

It's perfectly fine to disagree with anyone about most things, but there is no need to insult the person. Debate/discussion/talk about the idea/content, not the person. If someone is arguging in bad faith, concern trolling, baiting, general trolling, or just being a rude individual REPORT THEM, DO NOT ENGAGE with them.

Note: Breaking this rule will get you at minimum temp banned, the more offenses/worse they are means the longer the ban (combined with other broken rules, or multiple offenses will mean a longer temp ban or permanent ban.)


Other things to note:

  • If the moderators feel you/your post(s)/your comment(s) are harming the subreddit they will be removed.

  • This sub filters new users in order to remove spam. If you are a new reddit user, please gain some karma and wait before posting. This is to prevent spam and new users who don't understand reddit

  • The rules are final, there is no debating them, doing so could increase your ban.


r/interestingasfuck 5h ago Gold

/r/ALL I made a 3D printed representation showing the approximate size and shape of the tiny radioactive capsule lost in Australia

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r/interestingasfuck 10h ago Take My Energy Helpful (Pro)

/r/ALL On June 27th 1999, Tony Hawk became the worlds first skateboarder to land a 900. This was one of the most memorable dates in sports, and particularly, skate history.

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61.1k Upvotes

r/interestingasfuck 16h ago

/r/ALL A wild silverback gorilla has a drink

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r/interestingasfuck 15h ago All-Seeing Upvote

Pre-Nine Inch Nails Trent Reznor preforms with local band on Cleveland TV station, 1988

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11.4k Upvotes

r/interestingasfuck 9h ago

After the attack on Pearl Harbor, there were sailors trapped on the USS West Virginia and the USS Oklahoma . The sailors screamed, and banged for help all night and day until death . One group of men survived 16 days , before dying. The Marines on guard duty covered their ears from the cries.

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r/interestingasfuck 13h ago

Crooked church in Greece

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r/interestingasfuck 4h ago Shocked

The wildest stop motion toy car chase ever made

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907 Upvotes

r/interestingasfuck 10h ago

The Camel Contingent of Indian Border Security Force during the Republic Day parade on Jan 26, 2023

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2.0k Upvotes

r/interestingasfuck 4h ago

HEDY LAMARR escaped from her Nazi husband by disguising herself as her own maid, became a top actress in Hollywood, then co-developed a radio guidance system for Allied torpedoes- the principles of which are incorporated into today's Bluetooth and GPS Technology.

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r/interestingasfuck 14h ago

Snow leopards are known as the “ghost of the mountains” because of their elusive nature. Sometimes it can even take months to spot one as they operate over very big territories in the mountains.

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r/interestingasfuck 18h ago

/r/ALL America has flag drop boxes

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r/interestingasfuck 7h ago

All these plants are bread from the same plant

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r/interestingasfuck 1h ago

this party was LIT (it’s actually AI generated)

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r/interestingasfuck 16h ago

Rally driving in Portugal, 1980s

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3.5k Upvotes

r/interestingasfuck 1d ago

/r/ALL There is currently a radioactive capsule lost somewhere on the 1400km stretch of highway between Newman and Malaga in Western Australia. It is a 8mm x 6mm cylinder used in mining equipment. Being in close proximity to it is the equivalent having 10 X-rays per hour. It fell out of a truck.

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r/interestingasfuck 15h ago

In the Lviv Museum of Science, the most popular attraction is a reenactment of the sinking of the Moskva warship

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r/interestingasfuck 17h ago

Rare footage of Michael Jackson practicing his "Moon Circle" and what would become his "Moon Walk" in a hotel sometime around 1980-1981. He would not perform this on live camera in front of an audience until 1983 as part of the choreography for "Billie Jean".

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r/interestingasfuck 22h ago All-Seeing Upvote

Two Russian pedestrians were asked if they remember why Ukrainians are dying.

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11.4k Upvotes

r/interestingasfuck 11h ago

Cocoons of the Metallic Mechanitis Butterfly Chrysalis

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r/interestingasfuck 6h ago

Picture of italian runner Carlo Airoldi, the man who went on a 28-day walking journey from Italy all the way to Greece to participate in the marathon in the 1896 Olympics, only to find out he is not qualified for the Olympics as he is a professional athlete not an amateur.

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423 Upvotes

r/interestingasfuck 12h ago

My lens fell out of my spectacles frame today and decided to show you guys what -3.5 myopia (nearsightedness) looks like to anyone who doesn't understand what we see without glasses

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r/interestingasfuck 12h ago

The Earth compared to the Sun, and the Sun compared to other stars. Or how insignificant we are

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r/interestingasfuck 5h ago

the man who plant trees

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r/interestingasfuck 8h ago

Single-cell organism ‘hunting’ by extending its own cell wall

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r/interestingasfuck 2h ago

The elusive Glass Octopus. First discovered in 1918, only its eyes, optic nerve and digestive tract are opaque.

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