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.)

Avoiding the flusher by using your foot

Friday Funny: Americans Dish On Hand Washing, Germs, And Public Restrooms

A good number of women and men report they use evasive maneuvers to avoid coming in contact with germs in a public restroom.... [...]

Desk with potatoes on top of work.

Friday Funny: A Workplace Filled With Desk Potatoes

The desk potato trend has been on the rise as workers become increasingly tethered to their... [...]

workplace_valentines

Friday Funny: Love Is In The Air

Surprisingly, 30% of workplace romances end in marriage, although partners in the same career path (aside from medical professionals, teachers, and artists/designers) are not usually well... [...]

Baby Danish Rhino.

Friday Funny: Newborn Rhino | Instant Danish “Horn” Star!

The open platform technology enables Copenhagen Zoo to pick camera brands and models that are perfectly suited to the highly challenging environment within the park's... [...]

Body Language Stick Figure.

Friday Funny: The Most Unusual Interview Mishaps And Biggest Body Language Mistakes

One in two employers know about a candidate within five minutes according to the latest CareerBuilder... [...]

Prediction accuracy rates.

Friday Funny: Super Bowl Winners Based On Labor Stats?

Team whose fan base has higher employment has won 20 of last 25 Super Bowls; Seattle—with a 5.3% jobless rate—will be the Super Bowl winners for second year in a row, according to RiseSmart... [...]

garbage can not toilet.

Friday Funny: The Dirty Truth About Public Bathrooms

In a new survey, professionals dish the dirt behind public bathroom... [...]

Tom and Jerry.

Friday Funny: The Cats Take The Rats

Research shows 77% of Americans support humane treatment of feral cats. So is it feasible for businesses, factories, schools, and communities to tap into this furry feral resource to rat out another pesky... [...]

Out sick sign.

Friday Funny: Sick Again? Don’t Try These Excuses

One in four employers has caught an employee faking sick through social media, and one in five has fired an employee for calling in sick with a fake... [...]

Gift wrapped in potato chip bag.

Friday Funny: What Did YOU Get From The Office For The Holidays?

Find out some of the most unusual holiday gifts exchanged at the... [...]