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: 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... [...]

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.... [...]

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... [...]

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... [...]

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... [...]

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... [...]

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... [...]

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... [...]

FRIDAY FUNNY: Toga! Toga!

If you wear a coordinated uniform to work, you’re following what amounts to fashion advice from the great Greek philosopher Aristotle who proclaimed, “The whole is more than sum of its parts.” So go Greek and put on a toga if you want to dress for... [...]

FRIDAY FUNNY: One Funky Fish At A Time

For one facility, the question was not "how to build a better mousetrap" it was "how to build a better fish... [...]