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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 4h ago Helpful You Dropped This

/r/ALL Troy Hurtubise was obsessed with developing a grizzly bear proof suit. He died in a car accident before being able to test his design out.

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r/interestingasfuck 8h ago Helpful Wholesome

/r/ALL This 3,000 year old Egyptian statue looks like Michael Jackson

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r/interestingasfuck 2h ago

This 15 year old girl was sacrificed 500 years ago. She is preserved this well because she was frozen during sleep & kept in a dry cold condition. She was an archaeological revolution for being one of the best preserved mummies, since there was even blood in her body & her internal organs remained.

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r/interestingasfuck 5h ago Wholesome

The black-footed cat is the deadliest wildcat in the world. Though they weigh only 2 - 6 pounds, they take down more prey in a single night than a leopard does in 6 months.

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r/interestingasfuck 4h ago

The cliffs of Moher, Ireland.

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r/interestingasfuck 14h ago Wholesome Mind Blown Silver

/r/ALL This is what eye rubbing looks like through an MRI scanner.

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r/interestingasfuck 4h ago

“Politicians discussing global warming” - a sculpture in Berlin by Isaac Cordal

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r/interestingasfuck 18h ago Silver Helpful Wholesome Duck Dance

/r/ALL A bird thought to be extinct for 140 years was recorded on camera in Papua, New Guinea.

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r/interestingasfuck 3h ago

Frozen Spider Web

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r/interestingasfuck 16h ago Silver Helpful

This is Jabal Al-Hira which translates to Cave of Hira.It is located on mount Hira just outside of Mecca.It is said that this is the place where Prophet Muhammad first received his revelation from the Angel Gabriel and the first part of the Quran was revealed.It is visited by millions of Muslims.

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r/interestingasfuck 16h ago Helpful

In parts of Singapore, buildings are required to replace the greenery lost on land area, on the building. Some buildings even have gardens on rooftops that free for public visits.

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r/interestingasfuck 5h ago

Scratch marks on a cell door of an abandoned insane asylum, Tewksbury, Massachusetts.

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r/interestingasfuck 6h ago

How upside-down hanging bats perform micturition.

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r/interestingasfuck 8h ago

Polar Bears hanging out at an abandoned weather station on Kolyuchin Island in the Arctic Ocean.

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r/interestingasfuck 18h ago Helpful

The goats also started spinning in circles

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r/interestingasfuck 3h ago

Common Baron butterfly caterpillars are camouflage experts like no other! They quite literally become one with the leaf.

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r/interestingasfuck 2h ago

Robert Liston was a surgeon known for his speed carrying out amputations. In one leg operation he accidentally amputated his nurse's fingers - the patient and nurse both died from sepsis and someone in the viewing gallery died of shock, making it the only known procedure with a 300% mortality rate.

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r/interestingasfuck 5h ago

Helicoprion; an extinct species of cartilaginous predatory fish (it's actually not a true shark) that lived roughly 280 million years ago.

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r/interestingasfuck 5h ago

The Resplendent Quetzal plays a role in ancient Mesoamerican mythology because it resembles a feathered-serpent deity. Clapping at the Temple of Kukulkan at Chichen Itza makes an echo closely resembling its call.

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r/interestingasfuck 1h ago

Cranial perforator for drilling through skull without damaging brain

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r/interestingasfuck 32m ago

Looking down from the Devils pool on the Victoria Falls of the Zambezi River

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r/interestingasfuck 5h ago

The original Apple logo created in 1976

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r/interestingasfuck 16h ago Helpful

Rally drivers are just built different

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r/interestingasfuck 19h ago

Frilled shark swimming in the ocean. These sharks are over 80 million years old and swam alongside dinosaurs

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