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: Incredible Edibles!

CANstruction allows local architects, engineers, and construction companies to create incredible structures using canned goods while using their design skills to fight hunger in... ...Read More...

FRIDAY FUNNY: Some More Funny Facilities

Here are some more of the most crazy, crooked buildings from around the world. Not so sure about the cats and mice, but one can only venture to guess what it would be like to live and work on one of these... ...Read More...

WEIRD WEDNESDAY: Signage Spelling Scandal!

What's the good of being photographed next to a sign with spelling... ...Read More...

FRIDAY FUNNY: Workplace Safety…FAIL

These videos are purely for entertainment purposes; they are not meant to offend. Those of us at FacilityBlog take the issue of workplace safety very... ...Read More...

FRIDAY FUNNY: Am I Annoying You Yet?

Who is the most annoying person in your office? Or is you (heaven... ...Read More...

WEIRD WEDNESDAY: It Floats!

The new headquarters for Mayr-Melnhof, an Austrian wood processing company, appears to float in the Styrian... ...Read More...

FRIDAY FUNNY: Extreme Demolitions

Some of these explosions/implosions are spectacular illustrations of how facility managers feel when frustrated by their... ...Read More...

WEIRD WEDNESDAY: Cave Foreclosure Averted

A family in Festus, MO facing foreclosure on its cave home recently found a way to keep it. In February, Curt and Deborah Sleeper had plans to auction their 17,000-square-foot home (built inside a former limestone and sandstone cave) on eBay with an opening bid of $300,000. But, early this month, the founder/owner of Logical Source, Inc., a New Jersey-based document management company, made the couple an offer that will allow them to stay in... ...Read More...

FRIDAY FUNNY: Murphy’s Lesser Known Laws

Typically, facility managers appreciate the classic Murphy's Laws (which go back as far as 1841, according to Wikipedia, but were formalized in 1877 at a meeting of an engineering society). This week, we have Peter SJF Bance to thank (again) for these lesser known laws from... ...Read More...

FRIDAY FUNNY: Maine Coffee Shop Tries Stripped Down Marketing Tactic

Less is more, at least for one innovative coffee shop in the small town of Vassalboro, ME. Owner Donald Crabtree has found a way to bolster business and bring in the customers (and job applicants) during this tough economic spike: topless... ...Read More...