/r/explainlikeimfive/

r/explainlikeimfive

22.8M members
r/explainlikeimfive is a subreddit with 22.8M members. Its distinguishing qualities are that the community is massive in size, and has high activity.
Explain Like I'm Five is the best forum and archive on the internet for layperson-friendly explanations. Don't Panic!

Popular Themes in r/explainlikeimfive

#1
Advice Requests
: "Eli5 How do people wake up after 10+ years of being in a coma?? "
27 posts
#2
Pain & Anger
: "ELI5 - Why hasn’t Voyager I been “hacked” yet?"
19 posts
#3
Solution Requests
: "ELI5: What keeps rebar in concrete slabs from being pulled into MRI machines over time?"
5 posts
#4
Money Talk
: "ELI5: At a fancy steak house, what is my $60-$100+ per steak paying for?"
5 posts

Popular Topics in r/explainlikeimfive

#1

Eli5

: "Eli5: why does only 30-60 minutes of exercise make big changes to your body and heath?"
226 posts
#2

Why

: "Eli5 : Why "shellshock" was discovered during the WW1?"
77 posts
#3

How

: "Eli5: How are i5 processors able to compete with i9 processors"
74 posts
#4

Does

: "ELI5 If a lot of salt now says "this salt Does not supply iodide, a necessary nutrient," where are we getting our iodide from? "
45 posts
#5

Can

: "ELI5, why are/were checks used so frequently when all of our bank information is on the checks and Can be easily stolen?"
35 posts
#6

Not

: "Eli5: Given that our stomach acid is very acidic, how come drinking something with a higher pH, like alkaline water, Not neutralize it?"
35 posts
#7

Work

8 posts
#8

In

: "eli5 how do languages like Aramaic, latIn, ancient greek, etc just die out?"
6 posts
#9

Science

: "eli5 : Why can't Science explain what happened between Os and 10^-43s after Big Bang?"
4 posts
#10

Are

: "ELI5: How were/Are cows be able to survive in the wild"
4 posts

Member Growth in r/explainlikeimfive

Daily
+886 members(0.0%)
Monthly
+47k members(0.2%)
Yearly
+600k members(2.7%)

Similar Subreddits to r/explainlikeimfive

/r/talesfromtechsupport

r/talesfromtechsupport

770k members
0.02% / mo
/r/meme

r/meme

2.5M members
1.17% / mo
/r/AdvertiseYourVideos

r/AdvertiseYourVideos

55k members
-0.00% / mo
/r/memes

r/memes

31.5M members
1.82% / mo
/r/EnglishLearning

r/EnglishLearning

249k members
3.90% / mo
/r/LifeProTips

r/LifeProTips

22.6M members
0.12% / mo

r/duolingospanish

12k members
10.79% / mo