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.)

FRIDAY FUNNY: Shark Attacks In Downtown Silver Spring!

The Silver Spring, MD-based headquarters building of the Discovery Channel has experienced an upgrade in honor of its "Shark Week" programming—the structure was transformed into a gigantic... ...Read More...

FRIDAY FUNNY: Sleep In, Or Ship Out

The 120 room Travelodge has been built from 86 high strength steel containers which were constructed and fitted with the hotel room's fixture and fittings in Shenzen, China. Transported to England by boat, they were then put on a truck and fitted together like giant Lego... ...Read More...

FRIDAY FUNNY: Music To The Feet!

In 2009, Volkwagen launched a campaign it called "the fun theory" to encourage members of the creative community to invent practical, enjoyable, and easy ways for people to change themselves for the... ...Read More...

FRIDAY FUNNY: Little Did They Know…

No joke, in this board game from the 1970s called Offshore Oil Strike, each player has hazards like fire, blow-out, broken pipes, and much more to deal with in order to be declared the big winner.... ...Read More...

FRIDAY FUNNY: Furniture In Bloom

It's a table! No, it's a display case! It's a science project! No, it's all of the above (and so much... ...Read More...

FRIDAY FUNNY: What's The Latest Buzz Around IAQ?

The retro-technology, called "biomonitoring," uses live honeybees to gauge air pollution levels from jet exhaust and ground transportation vehicles used in and around the facilities. The honey is taken from these bees is then tested for... ...Read More...

FRIDAY FUNNY: What It Might Be Like To Work For Nintendo

Working at a place like Nintendo sounds like a fun job for anyone who enjoys the gaming experience. But in reality, it's still a job, just like any other--especially in terms of facility management... ...Read More...

FRIDAY FUNNY: (No) Power To The People…

Power authorities are requesting retailers in Bangladesh to shut down in the evenings so football followers can watch at home without testing load management... ...Read More...

FRIDAY FUNNY: Gulf Employees On The Edge Of Their Seats

How high are tensions running in the energy industry down in Louisiana? At one company, the president makes the link between improper swivel chair usage and the BP oil... ...Read More...

Bad interview body language.

FRIDAY FUNNY: What NOT To Do At An Interview

According to a CareerBuilder survey of more than 2,700 hiring managers, some candidates make unusual, and sometimes unfavorable, interview... ...Read More...