Friday Funny Articles

Each week, FacilityBlog features one article (at least!) that takes a look at the lighter side of business, either directly or indirectly, as it relates to facility management and commercial real estate. Issues of morale, workplace humor, and comic relief are highlighted here. (Articles from the Weird Wednesday feature are also found here.)

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Friday Funny: Hanging Ten … In Austin, Texas?

North America's first inland surf park, NLand Surf Park, will bring waves to Austin,... [...]

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Friday Funny: Want A Promotion? Lose The Sweats And Have A Breath Mint

Provocative clothing, a disheveled appearance, and unprofessional haircut are just a few of the things that cause employers to think twice before promoting employees, according to a national survey by... [...]

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Friday Funny: The Late, Great American Summer Vacation

The majority of Americans will take little to no vacation this summer, according to a recent survey from Skift.... [...]

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Friday Funny: The World’s Best Weird, Wonderful Buildings

The World Architecture Festival has released its shortlist of nominations for the 2015 Building of the Year award, and the 338 contenders are anything but short on innovation. Here are our 10 favorites.... [...]

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Friday Funny: Goooaal! Soccer Fans Score Big at Bus Shelters

Thanks to interactive bus shelters featuring a touch screen soccer game, the waiting may not be the hardest part of some San Francisco commuters'... [...]

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Friday Funny: Professional Building Blocks

The National Building Museum combines the concepts of PLAY, WORK, and BUILD in a new exhibition that will enthrall facility managers, engineers, architects, and even... [...]

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Friday Funny: Common And Strange Productivity Killers

Expert offers tips for productive procrastination in light of new CareerBuilder Survey... [...]

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Friday Funny: The Sunday Night Blues

Red, white, and mostly blue: Monster data shows that the U.S. continues to suffer the most from Sunday night... [...]

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Friday Funny: A Tasty Approach To Climate Change

The Ben & Jerry’s summer tour is hitting the road, bringing free scoops of ice cream to fans and climate advocates across the country.... [...]

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Friday Funny: The Dadbod – The Lifestyle Fat Fad Is A Workplace Woe

According to a recent CareerBuilder survey, there is a strong correlation between on-the-job stress levels and overweight... [...]