The UK Is NOT Naming This Ship Boaty McBoatface
Much to the dismay of internet trolls, the U.K. government didn't name its new research ship after the top suggestion from voters.By Katherine Biek | May 6, 2016
Sorry, fans of Boaty McBoatface. The U.K. government isn't giving its almost $300 million research ship that moniker.
Instead, The Natural Environment Research Council is naming it the RRS Sir David Attenborough after the famous British naturalist.
It's quite the birthday present for Attenborough, who turns 90 on Sunday.