For a while, Britain experienced the Boaty McBoatface phenomenon — public institutions asking citizens to name boats/gritters/vehicles and getting swamped by a whole lot of ridiculously inappropriate.. Mashable
"Ferry McFerryface will be the harbor's newest icon and I hope it brings a smile to the faces of visitors and locals alike," New South Wales Minister for Transport and Infrastructure Andrew Constance.. nola.com Also reported by •syracuse.com
Boaty McBoatface, meet your new cousin: Ferry McFerryface. Yes, that’s right, NSW Public Transport in Sydney, Australia let the public vote on the name for its latest ferry. Buzz60's Elizabeth.. Source: Buzz60 -
Australia is getting a new fleet of inner harbor ferries and because of the marvel of online polling one of the new ferries will be named Ferry McFerryface. This follows the trend of the thing-y.. Source: Wochit Headline News -
A new Sydney Harbor ferry will be christened Ferry McFerryface _ the second favorite after officials overruled calling it the most popular public choice, Boaty McBoatface Newsday Also reported by •Seattle Times
Boaty McBoatface's legacy lives on.
Last year Transport NSW started a public competition last year in Sydney, Australia, to name their latest ferry. And now an official name has now been announced:.. Mashable
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NASA have been connecting with the public in a big way in recent months – they’ve looked for ideas on how to safely dispose of astronaut poop, for one – and.. One News Page Staff
"Don't let the public vote to name things" is probably a lesson we should have learned by now, but apparently Sweden didn't get the memo.
SEE ALSO: Horsey McHorseface isn't just a joke name, it's a.. Mashable
The legacy of Boaty McBoatface lives on. In the form of a winning racehorse.
The unforgettably named Horsey McHorseface had its maiden win in at a race in Cessnock, Australia, on Monday, proving.. Mashable
It’s hard to understate just how important John Oliver was to the last big net-neutrality debate.
The concept of net neutrality is a paradox. It is both crucial to the future of the internet, yet.. Business Insider
Elon Musk is searching for a name for his new tunnelling machine — and he's taking suggestions.
The high-profile tech executive is known for his ambitious (and sometimes outlandish) projects, from.. Business Insider
Public bodies in Britain really don't learn from their mistakes.
They whole Boaty McBoatface saga and the lesser known Gritty McGritface incident should've taught them not to trust the public —.. Mashable
To mark Attenborough's 90th birthday, researchers from Yale University and universities in England named in his honor a distant relative of today's shrimp and lobster. [...] is his standing in Britain.. SeattlePI.com