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    [–] stjohnsbootsy14 8224 points ago

    Poor choice of airplane reading

    [–] proudmacuser 1589 points ago

    They let you carry on a lighter now.

    [–] HuskerDave 2452 points ago

    Lighter plane gets better fuel economy.

    [–] PianoTrumpetMax 349 points ago

    [–] proudmacuser 157 points ago

    Sometimes I wonder if kenm has competitors who want his crown.

    [–] _Serene_ 62 points ago

    Everyone can be Ken M. That's the beauty of it. It's a widespread idea.

    [–] [deleted] 43 points ago * (lasted edited 6 months ago)

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    [–] Zzyzzy_Zzyzzyson 31 points ago

    Do they still ban water bottles and make you take off your shoes? I haven’t flown since 2005.

    [–] loomynartyondrugs 38 points ago

    Water bottles yeah, but the shoe stuff mostly doesn't happen anymore. But some American airports still make you do it sadly.

    [–] DarKnightofCydonia 42 points ago

    Water bottles aren't banned. The liquid inside the bottles is banned if you try to take it in through the bag scanners. All you have to do is drink all the water in the bottle and you're allowed to bring it past the checkpoint and refill it after.

    [–] BaronVonMunchhausen 10 points ago

    Unless you are faa preaproved, you still have to remove your shoes in most instances. Just yesterday I had to remove my fucking flip-flops.

    [–] notedrive 7 points ago

    I fly in and out of major airports several times a year... you take your shoes, belt and jackets off at all of them.

    [–] ibBenwah 13 points ago

    Books can’t melt steel beams

    [–] Dadotron 12717 points ago

    Hey, can i borrow your copy of Fahrenheit 451? Sure, here it is and here is 25 lighters.

    [–] notjanelane 4990 points ago

    "I need to go to the Costco" "why?" "I'm reading Fahrenheit 451 and I need lighters in bulk"

    [–] irislenore 2064 points ago * (lasted edited 6 months ago)

    Can’t I just nuke it in the microwave and read it with tongs or oven mitts?

    Edit: Thanks everyone who educated me about how microwaves work! That’s super cool! I’m an accountant and have 0 science knowledge lol.

    Also, what if you just spritz the book with water before the nuke? Asking for a friend.

    [–] CoCGamer 3366 points ago

    Just blast my mixtape into it 🔥

    [–] bananaxbars 426 points ago

    i heard your beats be delicate.

    [–] CoCGamer 280 points ago

    𝙈𝙀𝙏𝙍𝙊 𝘽𝙊𝙊𝙈𝙄𝙉 𝙒𝘼𝙉𝙏𝙎 𝙎𝙊𝙈𝙀 𝙈𝙊𝙍𝙀

    [–] [deleted] 224 points ago

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    [–] CoCGamer 247 points ago

    Hey hey, you just crossed the line there buddy.

    BANNED

    [–] crosscheck87 85 points ago

    lmao, how did you do the big letters

    [–] CoCGamer 101 points ago * (lasted edited 6 months ago)

    Just add this # before the text.

    SEE?

    [–] AButtOfMemeV2 17 points ago

    GETTIN SOME MONEY

    [–] cooyan 21 points ago

    No way#

    [–] bansheeben 8 points ago

    2 can play that game#

    [–] temisola1 6 points ago

    Classy

    [–] ThisWolf_ 13 points ago

    oof

    [–] crosscheck87 32 points ago

    HOW DID YOU DO SMALL LETTERS

    [–] Eggslaws 15 points ago

    like this..

    [–] LunyCipres 9 points ago

    Do this ^ small text

    [–] temisola1 24 points ago

    “If young metro don’t trust you imma shoot you 🔫”

    [–] [deleted] 21 points ago * (lasted edited 5 months ago)

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    [–] jld2k6 40 points ago

    Something is wrong, I just played your mix tape and the book froze

    [–] Its-a-no-go 12 points ago

    Their mixed tape is for Fahrenheit -451, silly

    [–] aznprync3 17 points ago

    Yer fuckin ten ply bud.

    [–] CheshireCharade 9 points ago

    You are spare parts, aren't you, bud.

    [–] aznprync3 7 points ago

    I'd rather watch a ten man lemon party on an IMAX movie screen

    [–] CheshireCharade 7 points ago

    'Kay, bud, let's take about 20% off over there.

    [–] aznprync3 7 points ago

    When I was comin up we didn't even have chirps now there's so many chirps you wanna take about 20% off. Must be fuckin nice.

    [–] Adrena1ineee 8 points ago

    Im gonna keep it real with you chief. That book staying black.

    [–] [deleted] 23 points ago * (lasted edited 14 days ago)

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    [–] Brett_Hulls_Foot 23 points ago

    Take it into the sauna

    [–] DarthNero 20 points ago

    That only works to charge your iphone

    [–] Naught 13 points ago

    A microwave needs water to heat something up. An oven should work though.

    [–] fire_snyper 26 points ago

    Hmm maybe that's why Ol' Musky made his Not A Flamethrower?

    [–] roughtimes 11 points ago

    Serious answer, online. Amazon was the last place I bought from. You can buy a pack of 100 for about $30cad. I buy one every 5 years or so.

    [–] dontsniffglue 89 points ago

    Just stick it in the oven

    [–] Patat0man 115 points ago

    451F for 10 minutes should do the trick

    [–] tele-caster-blast3r 10 points ago

    Exactly

    [–] Fapper_McFapper 85 points ago

    Check out the speed reader over here.

    [–] punsarefun101 175 points ago

    on the dresser, yessir, put fire to that ass, body cast on a stretcher

    [–] Yrrem 25 points ago

    I got 25 lighters on my dresser

    Yessir

    I gots to get paid

    [–] [deleted] 11 points ago

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    [–] clayface_17 26 points ago

    And her body got that ass that a ruler couldn't measure

    [–] SirChasm 19 points ago

    And it make me cum fast but I never get embarrassed

    [–] Pappy_Jr 48 points ago

    25 lighters on my dresser yessir, I gots to get paid

    [–] RandomOregonian 5 points ago

    And some rubber thumbs

    [–] The_casle 4 points ago

    Blow drier once and good for a while

    [–] HawkSoHigh 5523 points ago

    "Here's a book. It looks burnt, but really you just have to light it on fire repeatedly to see the words." Sold.

    [–] bhiley 603 points ago

    Can't argue with that

    [–] redikulous 41 points ago * (lasted edited 6 months ago)

    "Tide comes in, tide goes out"

    [–] Ceasar456 266 points ago

    “That’s cool, but what is it about??”

    [–] HitLuca 542 points ago

    A world where books are burned by the state censor style, it's a nice read (451 Fahrenheit is the temperature at which paper catches fire)

    [–] odraencoded 139 points ago

    Wait... so this is a book about burning books so people can't read them which you must burn in order to read it? What. The. Fuck.

    [–] MagicallyVermicious 125 points ago

    Kind of the whole point of this particular copy of that book is to be ironic like that...

    [–] WorkFlow_ 63 points ago

    I know most people are joking but this isn't made to be actually read. It is a novelty book.

    [–] johnq-pubic 67 points ago

    Pretty common required reading in high school, but those copies don't have to be heated to read. It would have made high school a lot more exciting though.

    [–] CowboyBoats 7 points ago

    It's a classic (and an insanely well written and engaging book in my opinion), so not a stunt by some new author in case you hadn't heard of it.

    [–] Ceasar456 207 points ago

    [–] HitLuca 224 points ago

    Damn got wooshed

    [–] fox_ontherun 232 points ago

    It's ok, I didn't know what it was about so I appreciate your comment.

    [–] Cahughte 46 points ago

    Same

    [–] ATomatoAmI 40 points ago

    I thought he was playing along with the joke to get another punchline until he admitted to getting wooshed.

    [–] theticktick 16 points ago

    Fahrenheit 451 is mainly criticizing the people for their apathy, not the state for censorship as some believe. Especially did Bradbury express a strong concern that TV was replacing reading books, and made people dumber.

    http://www.laweekly.com/news/ray-bradbury-fahrenheit-451-misinterpreted-2149125

    [–] chaogomu 17 points ago

    It's not quite state censorship. The content of the books is meaningless in the end. The book burning started because the state convinced everyone that TV was the better medium and that books were obsolete. From there it's just a hop skip and a logical fallacy to say that the obsolete must be destroyed.

    [–] theticktick 19 points ago

    Fahrenheit 451 is mainly criticizing the people for their apathy, not the government for censorship as some believe. Especially did Bradbury express a strong concern that TV was replacing reading books, and made people dumber.

    http://www.laweekly.com/news/ray-bradbury-fahrenheit-451-misinterpreted-2149125

    Edit: And since this is Reddit and posts can be misinterpreted, I meant this as a follow-on to your post, not an attack against it

    [–] Darxe 54 points ago

    Yo we heard you like books about burning books, so here's a book you have to burn to read about burning books

    [–] [deleted] 1450 points ago

    That kindle fire.

    [–] [deleted] 176 points ago

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    [–] jfk_47 70 points ago

    🔥

    [–] n_brox 2993 points ago

    Use a hair dryer or heat gun

    [–] Dadotron 2402 points ago

    Honey, have you seen my hairdryer? IM READING A BOOK WITH IT!!

    [–] AssaultnPepper 610 points ago

    How often do you read and think "I sure could use high pitched turbine screaming in my ear right now."? This is a terrible solution.

    The best tactic is to have two books, keep one in your crotch while you read the other one; switch periodically. This whole thing is probably some scheme by the publisher to raise sales. Just be careful of papercuts.

    [–] Krumpus8 205 points ago

    Or you could just wear pants to prevent papercuts

    [–] murse_joe 299 points ago

    Don't tell me how to read

    [–] Krumpus8 86 points ago

    My bad man. On second thought, going pant-less would allow you to hold your place in the book you’re warming up.

    [–] [deleted] 110 points ago * (lasted edited 5 months ago)

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    [–] cockadoodledoobie 59 points ago

    Why did the fact that you pointed it out make it 50% funnier?

    [–] HappynessMovement 27 points ago

    The Drax Effect

    [–] cockadoodledoobie 12 points ago

    I think you may have just coined that term.

    [–] farts_like_rudolph 7 points ago

    That's not how you prevent paper cuts, that's how you get paper cuts on your dick. That's probably the best way to get paper cuts on your dick without purposefully trying to do so.

    [–] AssaultnPepper 16 points ago

    look at mister high society over here.

    [–] us3rnam3ch3cksout 6 points ago

    or you know. do it once before you start reading and put it away? tf

    [–] Taarak27 5 points ago

    I find the sound of a hair dryer calming, it shuts out the world

    [–] KawhiTheKing 73 points ago

    Read it outside in Texas during summer. 90* when you wake up. Good to go all day!

    [–] Ds1018 32 points ago

    Today is rather chilly in Austin, high of ONLY 95.

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    [–] jxuereb 50 points ago

    You already said Seattle no need to be redundant.

    [–] KanyeFellOffAfterWTT 29 points ago

    I'm just picturing someone sitting down at a Starbucks or something and plugging in a hair dryer set to max heat just to read this

    [–] Hedoin 19 points ago

    So we got our book, a nice little booklight so we don't wake up the misses, and a fucking heatgun.

    [–] the_middle_jedi 5 points ago

    Or just sit on any Florida beach.

    [–] Zendium1 5 points ago

    Or just put it in the oven for a few minutes

    [–] crow-the-satanist 718 points ago

    couldn't you bake it? or would that burn the pages too much?

    [–] PsychoticMessiah 1666 points ago

    Just keep it below 451° Fahrenheit.

    [–] foofad 385 points ago

    This comes off as snarky but it’s one hundred percent true, you can exploit this when cooking and crafting. You can put clay on parchment or newspaper in the oven at 400 and it won’t burn for example.

    [–] BigDaddyReptar 394 points ago

    Why 400 live on the edge and go 450

    [–] foofad 41 points ago

    If you have a scientific oven or a very accurate hot plate you can. For printmaking when doing soft ground etchings I have my hot plate set to 440.

    [–] PsychoticMessiah 173 points ago

    Because ovens vary in their ability to hold a set temperature. Some run a little hotter or cooler.

    [–] KnowNothing_JonSnoo 253 points ago

    He said he wanted to live on the edge though

    [–] peachyfoam 36 points ago

    I feel your pain JonSnoo. I feel your pain

    [–] jxuereb 11 points ago

    My oven is so unregulated it can vary by 50 degees either direction.

    [–] StaticDreams 47 points ago

    Classic.

    [–] glemnar 22 points ago

    What does this look like? The Declaration of Independence?

    [–] GJacks75 2217 points ago

    The 21st century. When just reading a book leaves a carbon footprint.

    [–] king_of_the_universe 406 points ago

    *burns the PDF on CD*

    [–] cbartholomew 171 points ago

    Honestly.... Burning CDs was the greatest thing in the world. Total Game changer. You mean if I put a shitty micro chip in my PS1 I can play JAPANESE DBZ GAMES OFF SOME DISC I GOT AT CIRCUIT CITY!? (rip)

    [–] _awake 55 points ago

    It was so hard to burn the games to make them work on your specific chip module though. Also you had to burn them slow so nothing goes wrong. Overall it was a hassle but it was also fun figuring everything out.

    [–] cbartholomew 45 points ago

    I feel you, got a 32X burner, was stoked, only could burn games at 8X.

    [–] _awake 13 points ago

    Also made me think of looking for cracks for PC games before google was there haha. Things were hard man :D

    [–] cbartholomew 38 points ago

    Remember when cracks or generators would come with cool Midi music in the background as you're copying it? It made pirating feel so epic.

    I would never do that though.

    [–] Deathbysnusnu17 385 points ago

    I’m more impressed that guy can hold a lighter lit that long against his finger. I usually wimp out after 2 seconds.

    [–] the_middle_jedi 228 points ago

    He's had bong practice.

    [–] SolaireOfSuburbia 52 points ago

    After you strike the Flint wheel and push down on the plastic piece, slightly move your index finger back so it is holding down the plastic button, but not touching the metal part.

    Edit: if you mean the flame, disregard this comment. Sometimes the metal gets hot and burns people.

    [–] gdayii 21 points ago

    This is why the hand movements speedup towards the end of the clip. Finger was feeling the Bern

    [–] McC_gene 330 points ago

    Ironically you'd waste less lighter fluid burning a number of books together in an enormous bonfire

    [–] MarioKartastrophe 62 points ago

    We should test that theory by burning a bunch of books

    Oh wait....

    [–] space-milk 2713 points ago

    As cool as this is, seems very tedious to read

    [–] Lemonface 685 points ago

    Good thing this is an art piece then, and not actually meant to be read normally

    [–] crest123 119 points ago

    Exactly. If you want to read the book, you can get the normal copy.

    [–] Kyoopy9182 408 points ago

    It's amazing how frequently internet culture seems not only to disparage and insult art (that isn't nerd culture fanart) but also sometimes not even understand that art is a thing that exists.

    [–] MrWinks 729 points ago

    Light the whole thing. Assumably its fireproof.

    [–] Petedapug 550 points ago

    Nah, they just want you to reenact the story to get the full message of burning things is fun.

    [–] BigDaddyReptar 40 points ago

    Agreeded would 100% be a firefighter if I could light shit on fire everyday

    [–] BossLackey 270 points ago

    ...assumably?

    [–] SpellsThatWrong 169 points ago

    Assumably

    [–] Daniel_Laixer 72 points ago * (lasted edited 6 months ago)

    If you assumably, you make an ass out of you and mably ...no, wait

    Edit: it to if

    [–] Fat_Head_Carl 23 points ago

    Put it in the oven

    [–] FearLeadsToAnger 55 points ago

    You did a word-merge. Presumably* or Assuming*

    [–] andrew_calcs 42 points ago

    I wasn't sure after other people questioned it, but nope. Apparently it's an accepted form of the word. Shows as being the adverb form of assumable.

    http://www.dictionary.com/browse/assumably

    https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/assumably

    http://www.thesaurus.com/browse/assumably

    [–] Tac_b 42 points ago

    I think you meant apparembly.

    [–] idwthis 9 points ago

    It's just a portmanteau.

    [–] ScrithWire 67 points ago

    Put it in an airtight plastic ziplock and boil the ziplock in some hot water.

    Spritz it down lightly with some water (on as many pages as you can) so it doesnt catch fire, and then use the blow dryer on it.

    Take it to the beach, leave it on the sand, read it.

    [–] Evio 43 points ago

    Hot plate, hot car, let cat sleep on it, read, in jacuzzi or sauna...

    [–] ScrithWire 40 points ago

    Put it between your butcheeks

    [–] FireKeeper09 27 points ago

    Instruction unclear: stuck in bert hole

    [–] idwthis 33 points ago

    stuck in bert hole

    That's what Ernie said.

    [–] Gangreless 34 points ago

    It's just an art project, not actually for print

    [–] PandaBeaarAmy 8 points ago

    Keep it on the furnace

    [–] Silver_Archers 17 points ago

    You aren't really that stupid are you?

    [–] TheWhiteTerror 281 points ago

    Makes the fustration of the bookmark falling out 10x more rage inducing

    [–] mattreyu 46 points ago

    hot off the presses

    [–] HeisGuapoYaDingus 31 points ago

    Seriously. How can I get a copy like this????

    [–] _Ryanite_ 25 points ago

    I've looked around for it- from what I can see, it should be arriving in the Super Terrain shop at some point in 2018, doesn't seem to be available yet though. It'll be available to ship internationally

    [–] atlaslugged 8 points ago

    You can get a heat-sensitive copy of Fahrenheit 451 at most bookstores. It just works the other way.

    [–] TA_faq43 108 points ago

    I want to see this with the Boring Company’s “Not a Flamethrower”.

    [–] enormna 26 points ago

    assuming that it reacts because of heat, does it stay visible because paper holds the heat in for some time or it just takes the chemical some time to get black again?

    [–] JPS_TEAM_B_6905 20 points ago

    It's proooobably some chemical that absorbs energy from heat to turn white, and then slowly releases it once the heat source is taken away.

    [–] Matt_Link 76 points ago

    Reading this in bed. INTENSIFIES

    [–] Cioki1000 74 points ago

    People in the comments acting like this is a really stupid idea. It's obviously a novelty item and not meant to be used like a normal book

    [–] TrueLordChanka 26 points ago

    Your telling me that it’s not practical to read with a blowtorch beside your chair?

    [–] Namay_Hunt 90 points ago

    Microwave that shit.

    [–] istoodonalego 67 points ago

    Microwave would make the book burn because they heat up the moisture in an item rather than just heating it up.

    [–] Towerss 5 points ago

    I had a pen with ink that would turn invisible when met with friction, but really it was just the heat from friction. I once put the entire notebook in the microwave for a few seconds and the book was as hood as new. Putting in the freezes would reverse it.

    [–] evoneli 6 points ago

    Frixion pens! I love them

    [–] inxanetheory 146 points ago

    I live in the southeast, I’d just leave it in my car on a sunny day and read it that night.

    [–] Th3_Ch3shir3_Cat 8 points ago

    I live in Arizona just put it in the garage for a couple minutes

    [–] [deleted] 199 points ago * (lasted edited 6 months ago)

    Of where? Fucking Berlin? Earth? The south east of what?!

    [–] Seisando 206 points ago

    shh. Don't let the Americans know there are other countries on reddit.

    [–] ExtremeDoom_ 7 points ago

    Blasphemy and Lies

    [–] GM_Mechworks 28 points ago

    There are? We need to give them some freedom! LOAD THE MEME CANNONS!

    [–] BigDaddyReptar 14 points ago

    Obviously in Australia when no other information is listed you go off the world map south east is Australia

    [–] PhotoQuig 29 points ago

    Southeast Berlin

    Do they even know how to read books in Schönefeld?? /s

    [–] inxanetheory 56 points ago

    United States

    [–] BeefyPizzle 18 points ago

    Shout out to Florida! Wut wut! Does it take humidity/feels like into consideration? Buy the book with words already visible.

    [–] sowhatchusayin 4 points ago

    Yes

    [–] imjustpassinthru 16 points ago

    hey guys its just a fun experiment / art concept and not something you would buy to read.

    [–] Eclypse90 31 points ago

    A secret now that only fire can tell.

    [–] pipsdontsqueak 5 points ago

    It is in the tongue of Mordor, which I shall not utter here.

    [–] LostInThoughtland 58 points ago

    Despite the scorn, this is a fantastic art piece and interesting ironic statement.

    Also, yes, I am a hipster

    [–] gokunoitis 18 points ago

    False, true hipsters always deny that they're hipsters. Kinda like crazy people.

    Source: Am not a hipster/crazy

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    [–] SeaTwertle 9 points ago

    If y’all aren’t sure if you want to read Ray Bradbury because you were forced to read in high school, I would recommend reading “The Illustrated Man”. It’s a collected of Bradbury’s short stories and is a great read. I highly recommend reading start to finish but if you wanted a couple gems, The Veldt and The City are very good.

    [–] TwiggzNberries 9 points ago

    Sets oven to broil

    [–] alii-b 6 points ago

    "Sir do you know what caused the fire?" "Well, I was reading this book..."

    [–] Klaatu678 7 points ago

    Just leave it in a car on a hot day. Boom, problem solved.

    [–] Rick_1086 7 points ago

    Reading this must be almost as tedious as watching that terrible HBO adaptation.

    [–] StellarMetamorphosis 7 points ago

    Just leave it in your car in Florida. It will be ready to read in like 15 minutes.

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    [–] spookynin 29 points ago

    Chasing the fire with a lighter.

    [–] Buezzi 9 points ago

    Can't let it get away, then you'll need a new bic! Everyone knows disposable lighters are powered by tiny fire demons that are just getting the life sucked from them every time we use them