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: Winter Weary

Many people are starting to get a bit punchy from all of this snow. And while some folks are fortunate enough to be able to work from home, the news reporters just aren't so lucky. Check out these videos, if you don't think it's tough out... ...Read More...

FRIDAY FUNNY: Seeing Wine In A New Light

Lighting influences how wine tastes and how much consumers are willing to pay for it, theNLB reports, citing conclusions drawn from a series of three German experiments in which more than 500 people tasted white Riesling... ...Read More...

Friday Funny: What’s The Verdict On Office Romance?

Economy up, economy down, one thing remains the same: love is in the air at the office. Nearly four-in-ten (37%) workers said they have dated a co-worker at some time during their careers, according to a recent CareerBuilder survey. So happy Valentine's... ...Read More...

Friday Funny: For The Office That Has Everything

Got $100,000? Got loads of office paper that's ready for recycling? Well, one Japanese firm will soon be releasing the perfect solution: White... ...Read More...

FRIDAY FUNNY: Rooftops Are No Place For Blowup Dolls

In Houston, TX, the public will no longer be subjected to inflatable marketing devices. This comes after a recent incident on a shopping center rooftop, when an out-of-control blowup gorilla deflated and caused a... ...Read More...

Friday Funny: Were The 1950s Really This Silly?

Enjoy this humorous retro look at dangers in the common workplace, courtesy of the Safetycare channel on... ...Read More...

FRIDAY FUNNY: A Penny For Your Thoughts

The engineering mind is a fascinating thing. When an engineer comes on the scene, the most common objects—a stack of pennies, for instance—can be transformed into just about any architectural... ...Read More...

Friday Funny: Random Thoughts

While these little tidbits have absolutely nothing to do with facility management, they seemed worthy of Friday Funny... ...Read More...

Weird Wednesday: ‘Twas the night before the night before…

Here are some unusual tidbits about traditions associated with the Christmas... ...Read More...

Friday Funny: The Good, The Bad, And The Lazy

Here's a collection of interesting holiday decorating ideas from around the... ...Read More...