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: Take A Sanity Break

In light of all of the crazy news this week, this Friday Funny is all about relieving stress. And what says stress relief best? MINDLESS VIDEO GAMES, of course. The folks over at Adult Swim have created a treasure trove of truly hilarious time wasters.... [...]

FRIDAY FUNNY: Creative Parking 101

Imagine the reaction of pedestrians as they walked past this sight: the rear end of a vehicle hanging out of the seventh story of a high rise building in downtown Tulsa, OK. Was it performance art? Nope. It was just a case of REALLY bad parking.... [...]

Don't Take Your Child To Work Here…

There are some workplaces where a visit from the kids should last no more than a few minutes at the... [...]

FRIDAY FUNNY: Making a Key Decision

Anyone on the market for a keyboard should check out these unusual... [...]

FRIDAY FUNNY: No beer on the job? We strike!

In a time when budgets have been cut to the bone and fringe benefits are merely a fading memory, workers at the Carlsberg brewery in Denmark are walking out. Why? A new policy only permits workers to consume beer during lunch hour...and only in the employee... [...]

WEIRD WEDNESDAY: Weekday Exorcisms Not Advised

Facility managers have to deal with some unusual situations. But when it comes to getting rid of demons, well, that takes facility management to an entirely different... [...]

FRIDAY FUNNY: The Automat Revisited

From self check out grocery stores to coffee machines to car washes, automation is everywhere. But where's automation when you really need it, like in 24/7 convenience stores, for... [...]

FRIDAY FUNNY: Playing Hooky

For those of you who need a morale boost, check this little gem out for the perfect excuse. And for anyone stuck playing truant officer, well, this resource is... [...]

FRIDAY FUNNY: No Train, No Gain

In facilities management, training and education are essential parts of the job. The same holds true to an even greater extent in military training (which can actually be humorous, as illustrated by these quotes from military training... [...]

FRIDAY FUNNY: Watch Your Step…

Staircases are just staircases, right? Well, not always. Sometimes, a clever designer taps the talents of a diligent engineer, and the results can be pretty... [...]