Donald Trump is expected to pick Exxon Mobil CEO Rex Tillerson as Secretary of State, and nobody is more publicly, gleefully excited than the Russian government. In a factoid that would sound like a joke any other year but is in fact literally true, Vladimir Putin gave Tillerson a medal in 2013 for being his friend.…
Canada and Denmark are playing tug-o-war with a wee bit of territory in the Arctic, and they’re doing so in the most goddamn adorable manner: by staking claim with bottles of liquor.
The UK’s Natural Environment Research Council (NERC) thought it might be swell to ask the public to vote on a name for its new research vessel. And swell it is, as the vessel may be baptized “Boaty McBoatface.”