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Friday Funny

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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In a recent survey conducted by Staples, it was found that some office workers may take their reliance on a coffee break to the extreme.

Friday Funny: Let’s Go Streaking! For The Love Of Coffee?

Friday Funny: Let’s Go Streaking! For The Love Of Coffee?

In a recent survey conducted by Staples, it was found that some office workers may take their reliance on a coffee break to the extreme.

Friday Funny: Got A Radical Restroom?

You almost missed your chance: today is the last day to nominate your favorite potty for America’s Best Restroom.

Friday Funny: 50,000 NYC Oysters To Rest On A Bed Of Toilets

The oysters are being installed in New York City’s Jamaica Bay to help improve water quality, protect wetlands, and provide a home for fellow sea dwellers.

Friday Funny: Teen Pest Control

A New Zealand library is hoping an unusual method will “bug” scrap-happy teenagers enough to keep them from loitering.

Friday Funny: Five Things You Didn’t Know About Toilet Paper

You may not even know today is a holiday, but it’s one that celebrates what is arguably one of the most important, and frequently used, inventions of our time: Toilet paper!

Friday Funny: 13 Weird Job Seeker Tactics

Homemade soap, shared ice cream cones, and outright bribery are just a few of the things desperate job hunters have tried to land a position.

Friday Funny: Prenuptial Housing

Breaking up is hard to do. This floating house makes it a little bit easier.

Friday Funny: Housekeeping Olympic Games

The 2016 Olympic games are scheduled to kick off in Rio de Janiero tonight. While it’s too late to make an Olympic team, there is another way you and your housekeeping team can celebrate the spirit of competition.

Friday Funny: Clean Hands Are Happy Hands

A new contest to promote the importance of hand hygiene gives K-12 students the opportunity to design their own soap dispensers.

Friday Funny: Is Pokémon Go A Workplace No-Go?

A dream come true for Pikachu fans, Pokémon Go can be a nightmare for companies that want to keep their email and cloud-based information secure.

Friday Funny: Meet The Duct Tape Prom Champs

We recently introduced you to the creative high school students who spent countless hours creating one-of-a-kind prom apparel in hopes of earning scholarship prizes. Meet the winners!

Friday Funny: Monkey Triggers Nationwide Blackout

Monkey business caused a three-hour nationwide blackout in Kenya last month.

Friday Funny: 13 Can’t Miss July 4th Fireworks Displays

As Americans across the USA gather to celebrate the nation’s 240th birthday, here’s a handy list of 13 “must see” Independence Day fireworks displays. Find one near you!

Friday Funny: Is There A Dog At Your Desk?

If not, you might want to get one. A recent survey shows that being able to bring your dog to work makes your company cool. Even cooler than ping pong tables.

Friday Funny: A Very Sticky Prom Situation

Students from across the U.S. and Canada have crafted impressively creative prom outfits from duct tape in pursuit of scholarship prizes.

Friday Funny: Wasting Time At Work

Whether they're searching for dates online, making macaroni art, or texting, a recent survey found two or more hours a day are lost in productivity because employees are distracted.

Friday Funny: Snack Bandits

More than 70 percent of American office workers are victims of food theft at work — but only 1/3 admit to taking food that wasn't theirs.

Friday Funny: North Korea’s Weird Architecture

North Korea boasts some of the most impressive — and weird — architecture in the world. Take a tour from the comfort of your own laptop.

Friday Funny: The “Low Battery Anxiety” Epidemic

From bugging total strangers to arguing with loved ones, anxiety over a low phone battery can result in some questionable behavior, according to a new survey from LG.

Friday Funny: Workers Want More Vacation They Probably Won’t Use

A recent survey reveals that employees value more paid time off, even if they are unlikely to ever use it. Can an app help?

Friday Funny: For Pets On The Go, A Place To Go

Restrooms are a frequent topic of discussion these days, but here’s a new twist on toilet facilities in the news. And it has nothing to do with who is wearing pants or a skirt.

Friday Funny: Eight Linemen, One Elevator

What happens when eight college offensive linemen cram into one elevator, testing the 2,500 pound weight limit?

Friday Funny: Park Pissoir Prompts Lawsuit

The San Francisco neighborhood's residents successfully advocated to build the facility, which has been described as an open-air urination hole, to stop people from urinating on local walls, bushes, and sidewalks.

Friday Funny: The Verdict’s In On Pets At Work

Banfield Pet Hospital recently released its first ever Pet-Friendly Workplace PAWrometer survey, revealing the impact pet-friendly workplaces have on employees and human resources decision makers.

Friday Funny: Take Me (And Your Wallet) Out To The Ballgame

Find out which MLB stadiums are the most (and least) expensive to watch a baseball game.

Friday Funny: Building Face Draws Curb Appeal?

Most any structure can convey a personality, and that's what these eye-catching buildings around the world provide for passers-by.

Friday Funny: Watching Funny Videos Boosts Productivity

Next time your boss catches you watching funny videos on You Tube, don’t feel guilty. Tell her you’ve got a challenging task ahead and you’re trying to boost your productivity.

Friday Funny: Spring Forward, Fall Apart?

The old expression “Spring forward, fall back” reminds us to adjust our clocks for Daylight Saving Time (DST), which begins this Sunday, March 13.

Friday Funny: Is March Madness?

It’s that time of year again: Soon, March Madness will take hold and nearly everyone at work will become a rabid college basketball fan.

Friday Funny: Farewell To China’s Weird Buildings

New urban planning guidelines from China’s State Council forbid the construction of “odd shaped” and “bizarre” buildings on the mainland. Is this the end of China's weird buildings?

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