r/AskHistorians

1m subscribers


The portal for public history
https://reddit.com/r/AskHistorians/
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r/TrueReddit
445k  subs
A subreddit for really great, insightful articles and discussion. Please follow reddiquette, and READ THE ARTICLE before voting or discussing. Downvotes should only be used if something doesn’t contribute to intelligent discussion, not just because you disagree. Please use the report button if you see something that doesn’t belong.
https://reddit.com/r/TrueReddit/
r/HistoryPorn
1m  subs
Exploring the past through historical photographs. Part of the SFW Porn Network.
https://reddit.com/r/HistoryPorn/
r/badhistory
170k  subs
A place for the most uninformed, naive, and wrongheaded comments about history. Think that your opinion plus half a Wikipedia article is as valid (or more so) as the experts in the field? This is the hell your comment will burn in.
https://reddit.com/r/badhistory/
r/askscience
18m  subs
Ask a science question, get a science answer.
https://reddit.com/r/askscience/
r/bestof
5m  subs
The very best comments on reddit.
https://reddit.com/r/bestof/
r/polandball
510k  subs
Wiggly mouse-drawn comics where balls represent different countries. They poke fun at national stereotypes and the "international drama" of their diplomatic relations. Polandball combines history, geography, Engrish, and an inferiority complex.
https://reddit.com/r/polandball/
r/civ
300k  subs
A place to discuss the greatest computer game franchise in history.
https://reddit.com/r/civ/
For questions and answers grounded in Social Science.
https://reddit.com/r/AskSocialScience/
r/paradoxplaza
132k  subs
A place to share content, ask questions and/or talk about Paradox Interactive games and of the company proper. Some franchises of note: Stellaris, Cities: Skylines, Europa Universalis, Crusader Kings, Hearts of Iron, Pillars of Eternity, Victoria and Magicka.
https://reddit.com/r/paradoxplaza/
r/linguistics
169k  subs
**lin⋅guis⋅tics**: the scientific study of human *language* * what form does it take? * how is meaning constructed? * how is it structured? * how is it produced?
https://reddit.com/r/linguistics/
r/eu4
161k  subs
A place to share content, ask questions and/or talk about the grand strategy game Europa Universalis IV by Paradox Development Studio.
https://reddit.com/r/eu4/
r/CrusaderKings
152k  subs
Crusader Kings II is an historical grand strategy video game for PC and Mac published by Paradox Interactive. Engage in courtly intrigue, dynastic struggles, and holy warfare in mediæval Europe, North Africa, the Middle East, and India. Can you achieve fame and fortune for your noble family, or will your names be forgotten to history?
https://reddit.com/r/CrusaderKings/
Discussion about politics. Talk amongst yourselves. Politely and informatively.
https://reddit.com/r/PoliticalDiscussion/
r/truegaming
530k  subs
/r/truegaming is a subreddit dedicated to meaningful, insightful, and high-quality discussion on all topics gaming.
https://reddit.com/r/truegaming/
r/totalwar
184k  subs
A subreddit for the Total War strategy game series, made by Creative Assembly. Discussions, strategies, stories, screenshots, and more for Medieval 2, Empire, Shogun 2, Rome 2, Attila, Warhammer, Three Kingdoms and others.
https://reddit.com/r/totalwar/
**Explain Like I'm Five is the best forum and archive on the internet for layperson-friendly explanations.**   Don't Panic!
https://reddit.com/r/explainlikeimfive/
r/reddit.com
818k  subs
The original subreddit, now archived.
https://reddit.com/r/reddit.com/
r/Foodforthought
285k  subs
Intelligent and thought-provoking commentaries on life and culture with an emphasis on longform articles and essays that stimulate intellectual discourse.
https://reddit.com/r/Foodforthought/
r/changemyview
823k  subs
A place to post an opinion you accept may be flawed, in an effort to understand other perspectives on the issue. Enter with a mindset for conversation, not debate.
https://reddit.com/r/changemyview/
r/askphilosophy
112k  subs
/r/askphilosophy aims to provide serious, well-researched answers to philosophical questions.
https://reddit.com/r/askphilosophy/
It's like Ask Science, but for all universes other than our own. We use a [Watsonian point of view](http://fanlore.org/wiki/Watsonian_vs._Doylist), versus Doylist.
https://reddit.com/r/AskScienceFiction/