Reddit is awesome.
The self-titled “front page of the internet” is loaded with communities of people sharing links and communicating with each other about nearly any topic you can imagine.
With all that going on, how do you get started and find what you like?
What they talk about: If you're reading this site, then you probably have a good guess. This is a place to talk all things tech and tech-related.
Who it's for: People with strong opinions on mobile operating systems, 3D printers, and startup valuations.
What they talk about: News items with happy or nostalgic themes.
Who it's for: Anyone who wants a reminder that the world is still a pretty cool place.
What they talk about: They share unusual facts or trivia that they learned that very day.
Who it's for: Essentially anyone. The berth of fields addressed here -- pop culture, astrophysics, politics, and more -- ensures that there's more than enough material to keep people engaged no matter their interests.
What they talk about: r/IAmA is essentially a text-based interview show. People as famous as President Obama and ordinary (but still interesting!) as an everyday person with tinnitus.
Who it's for: Naturally curious people.
What you'll learn: The details of what happens when an airliner's engine crashes through your car.
What they talk about: They are a group of scientists (many of them working doctors or researchers) who do their best to answer all kinds of science questions.
Who it's for: People with a certain curiosity of any branch science.
What you'll learn: Do blind people get sleepy in the dark?
What they talk about: They share and comment on pictures. Most are funny, but every now and then one will be political or otherwise profound.
Who it's for: Someone who wants to spend a lot of time mindlessly browsing and getting the occasional laugh.
What you'll learn: Not much, but that's OK!
What they talk about: They share and discuss 'intelligent and thought provoking commentaries on life and culture.'
Who it's for: Brainiacs and laypeople alike. Anyone who loves going, 'Hmmm...'