30 Best Subreddits You Should Subscribe To on Reddit

Last Updated: April 20, 2016

There’s no doubt that Reddit is the largest community on the internet, with over 11,000 active communities and if you are visit the site religiously, you’d know that it’s only going to get bigger. What makes Reddit a great experience are the tons of amazing subreddits. While the usual subreddits can be found easily, the coolest ones are not so easy to find, especially if you are a new user. Well, we thought about this and that’s the reason we are listing the best subreddits you should follow on Reddit. So, without any further ado, here are the 30 most amazing subreddits on Reddit:

1. AskReddit

There are a plethora of questions-based subreddits over on Reddit but AskReddit is unarguably the best out of the lot. So, if you have a question you want an answer to, AskReddit is indeed the best place. However, there are plenty of “Ask” subreddits aimed at specific different categories like AskScience, AskEngineers and a lot more.

2. Explain Like I’m Five

Various subreddits let you learn a new skill or anything else you might be interested in. However, Explain Like I’m Five is a community where you can expect to learn about something in the most basic way. You can also check Today I Learned (TIL), UniversityofReddit etc. if you are serious about learning on Reddit.

3. DIY (Do It Yourself)

The DIY subreddit can help you build almost anything by yourself. Just post your details and expect the awesome community to help you out. You can also check out LifeHacks, if you want to use unusual daily objects to build something and make life easier.

4. IAmA

IAmA (Ask me Anything) is one of the most popular subreddits. Celebrities and renowned people across the globe take AMAs, where the community can literally ask them anything. The subreddit also shows you the upcoming AMA sessions, so that you don’t miss out.

5. ListenToThis

There are tons of amazing music-aimed subreddits but if you want to discover some great music by popular as well as new & overlooked artists, ListenToThis is the place to be.

6. Gaming

If you are a gamer and want to be updated every day on the new happenings in the gaming world, you should follow the Gaming subreddit. You can also check out the Games subreddit, if you love discussing your favourite games. Moreover, there’s also a subreddit for budding game developers dubbed Gamedev.

7. Food

Love cooking? The Food subreddit is for you! Here, you can find some amazing food recipes along with pictures. If you are looking for some glorious food pictures to gawk at, check out Foodpo*n.

8. Fitness

Facing problems with your fitness regime, exercises etc.? The Fitness subreddit focuses to make sure your fitness levels are up to the mark. The cool subreddit divides every day of the week for different topics like Moronic Mondays, Training Tuesdays, Rant Wednesdays, Nutrition Thursdays etc.

9. Camping and Hiking

There’s a cool Camping and Hiking subreddit for all you people out there who love to backpack and go to trips. The subreddit features beautiful pictures, trip reports etc. of various destinations, campsites, hikes and if you are planning a trip, you can ask any questions or doubts you have regarding the trip.

10. Earth P*rn

Earth Po*n is arguably the best subreddit, if you love seeing beautiful landscapes of our planet in all its glory. There are various similar subreddits like Nature P*rnJungle P*rn and more.

11. 100 Years Ago

Have you ever wondered what exactly happened on the current date a 100 years back? Well, wonder no more! As the name suggests, the 100 Years Ago subreddit features various thread about things that happened exactly a 100 years ago. If you are a history enthusiast, you can also check out subreddits like ColorizedHistory, where you will find high quality colorization of black & white pictures from the past.

12. Sketch Daily

Are you are an art creator? Love drawing? If yes, Sketch Daily is for you! There’s a cool theme every day on the subreddit to sketch a drawing and share it with the community. This should definitely get you some great feedback on your work.

13. Internet is Beautiful

There are thousands of beautiful and unique websites we have no idea of and the Internet is Beautiful subreddit helps you change that. If you know of a unique website, you can share it on the subreddit, while also getting to know some of the unheard yet amazing websites. There’s a similar subreddit for Android users as well, aptly dubbed Android is Beautiful.

14. Fan Theories

Movie fans love speculating and sharing theories around their favorite movies and if you are one of them, Fan Theories should keep you engrossed. If you love discussing movies in general, check out TrueFilm.

15. Relationships

The internet can be the best and the worst relationship adviser and if you need some, you must check out the Relationships subreddit. You will certainly relate to some problems you read on the subreddit, while others will make you realise that it’s really a messed-up world.

16. Casual Conversation

As the subreddit’s description mentions “The friendlier part of Reddit”. Yes, the Casual Conversations is the perfect place to be if you are feeling lonely and just want a casual, friendly chat. You can share a story or start a conversation about anything you desire. Sounds cool, right?

17. Male & Female Fashion Advice

Fashion sense does not necessarily come to everyone naturally but you can always get some help, right? You can easily post your doubts about what to wear on a certain occasion on the Male and Female Fashion Advice subreddits and you should be able to make the right choice.

18. Awwducational

If you are an animal lover and if you love going “Aww” over cute animal facts, you should check out Awwducational. The awesome community posts some very cute as well as astounding animal facts with pictures everyday. If you are looking for something funny, HybridAnimals and Animalswithoutnecks are some hilarious subreddits.

19. Photoshop Battles

Photoshop was strictly a photography tool in the past but presently, it’s a tool used to create funny pictures and memes. So, if you are good at Photoshop and have a funny bone, you can check out the Photoshop Battles subreddit, where a weekly battle for glory is held.

20. Anime

Want to keep a tab on all your favorite Anime shows? The Anime subreddit should help you out! It has all the latest news, discussions and more. If you love buying Anime stuff, you can check out Anime Deals as well.

21. No Sleep

No matter how much we get scared, we all love horror stories, don’t we? So, if you want to be wide awake in the middle of the night, visit the No Sleep subreddit, which features some of the best spooky stories. Love reading normal short stories? Check out WritingPrompt.

22. I Took a Picture

I Took a Picture is a great subreddit for all you budding photographers out there. It features a great community of amateur as well as professional photographers, so you can expect some useful feedback. Also, don’t be shy to post your doubts because it’s a platform aimed at helping photographers.

23. BestofLegalAdvice

If you are in legal trouble but don’t know who to talk to, the BestofLegalAdvice has got you covered. It is the best place to get answers to simple legal questions. You can even check out BadLegalAdvice, if you just love legal trouble in your life.

24. Personal Finance

Fidgeting through your taxes and finances can be a daunting task and that’s where the Personal Finance subreddit comes to the rescue. The subreddit features different categories like debt, taxes, investing, insurance etc. So, if you have no clue about any of this stuff, you can fire up your doubts and expect the community to help you out.

25. NoNoNoNoYes

Try speaking “NoNoNoNoYes” out loud and you’ll know what the subreddit is all about. It features some of the most hilarious GIFs and videos around things that are going wrong but unexpectedly get right at the end. There are some other similar funny subreddits like YesYesYesYesNo and more.

26. Tales From Tech Support

Tech Support can be a tiring job, however, who knew that something funny might come out of it. The Tales From Tech Support subreddit lets tech support guys post stories where they have pulled off incredible feats out of luck or pure genius, feel good stories and of course, the usual stupid customer stories.

27. Where did the soda go?

You know how some advertisements can be unintentionally hilarious? Well, Where did the soda go taps on the topic. Here, people post hilarious GIFs & videos of advertisements & commercials and trust me, you are going to love it!

28. TIFU

TIFU, short for Today, I F*cked up, is another amazing subreddit, where people post stories about their F ups. While it might sound hilarious and yes, some posts are indeed funny, there are a number of posts that show the mistakes people make in life. So, go have fun but make sure to learn from the mistakes of other people.

29. Woah Dude

Best enjoyed when trippy, the Woad Dude subreddit is a lot of fun even when you are sober. The cool subreddit includes various hilarious GIFs, pictures and videos for all your laughing pleasure.

30. r/InsertYourCity or r/InsertYourCountry

Too lazy to keep tab of the happenings in your very own city, town or country. Well, there are subreddits for everything including places. So, simply visit r/yourcity OR r/yourcountry and you should get all the news & updates regarding your city or country.

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Which subreddits do you use?

Reddit might feel like a bloated mess when you visit it at first but once you get to know the amazing subreddits, you will want more. The good news is, you don’t need to search anymore, as these are the best subreddits on Reddit. Sure, there are thousands of more amazing subreddits but these are what we feel are the best. So, choose the ones that you like and let us know how you like them. Sound off in the comments section below.


Rupesh is an avid mobile geek and a movie lover. He loves to keep a tab on new gadgets and loves watching movies. Now a high time tech blogger here, along with a daytime engineering student. You might soon find him blogging about movies too!