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Why You Never Ask the Internet a Question | Signal Bridge
Scientists working for the United Kingdom’s National Environment Research Council (NERC) are justifiably proud of their 420-foot state-of-the-art Polar research ship. To build excitement among their fellow citizens, NERC held an online poll to name the new vessel. The internet’s answer, by a wide margin? Boaty McBoatface. Bad things can happen when you ask the internet a question. …