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Friday Funny | Facility Executive - Creating Intelligent Buildings


http://facilityexecutive.com/2010/01/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 fire.

FRIDAY FUNNY: Rooftops Are No Place For Blowup Dolls

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 fire.

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 YouTube.

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 masterpiece.

Friday Funny: Random Thoughts

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

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

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

FRIDAY FUNNY: It Wouldn't Happen To A Facility Manager

This little gem has been floating around the Internet this week, but I thought it would be appropriate to share with anyone in the construction/facilities/building profession who may have missed it.

Friday Funny: Fox And Family Guy Push The Green Envelope

What happens when you incorporate the (sometimes) tedious concept of recycling into one of the most popular, yet controversial programs on television? Check out these clips from the folks who bring you "Family Guy."

FRIDAY FUNNY: The Facility Manager’s Toolbox

Many members of the facility management profession have a natural knack for engineering. For those folks, this humorous list of toolbox items may sound frustratingly familiar...

FRIDAY FUNNY: Body-O-Matic, for the Unsafe Workplace

WorkSafe Victoria has come up with a gruesome campaign to get the point of workplace safety across: The Body-O-Matic vending machine designed to sell spare body parts.

FRIDAY FUNNY: Nothing Says "I Love You…"

In addition to a mountain of awaiting e-mail, employees returning from vacation often have to deal with pranks executed by (envious?) co-workers who feel a little inconvenience is the perfect way to show someone just how much they care.

FRIDAY FUNNY: Everyone Likes a Good Carving

As a morale and teamwork building exercise, Halloween at the office efforts can be a great management tool.

(Creepy) FRIDAY FUNNY: Somewhere In The 20th Century

Back in 1985, Terry Gilliam directed an offbeat film entitled, "Brazil." Very dark, the film presents both a futurist and retro ("steampunk") interpretation of the absurdity of administrative bureaucracy—one that still holds true today in many ways.

FRIDAY FUNNY: I'm Currently Out Of The Office…

Today's Friday Funny is short and sweet. It's all about fun with out of office messages.

FRIDAY FUNNY: Pushed To Their Limits (Over Foodstuffs)

Check out the following "love notes" exchanged between co-workers who have been pushed to extremes as a result of phantom kitchen etiquette violations.

FRIDAY FUNNY: German Recycling Gets Creative

The follow images were sent to me by two different people. They illustrate the creative adaptation of objects once they've reached the end of their original useful life.

Friday Funny: More Stupid Signage Stories

In Wales, the message conveyed in a road sign has caused a bit of a scandal in this classic case of taking something far too literally.

Friday Funny: Top Jokes from Around the World

I'm just not feeling very funny today. But more than anything, I could use a laugh right about now. So here are some of the top jokes from different parts of the world.

FRIDAY FUNNY: Engineering Ingenuity

It's the end of Summer '09, and people are starting to get back to reality. Kids are going back to school, manufacturing is gearing up for a tenuous economic recovery, and engineers are doing what they do best--"MacGyver"-ing whatever they can to keep things chugging along.

FRIDAY FUNNY: Don't Look Now

When the High Line park opened in NYC's Meatpacking District, guests at the adjacent Standard Hotel were inadvertently providing "views" of their own by parading in various stages of undress in front of the wall-to-wall, floor-to-ceiling windows.

FRIDAY FUNNY: 2009 Chicago CANstruction Winners

The 3rd annual Chicago CANstruction® Competition successfully raised over 70,000 pounds of food for the Greater Chicago Food Depository.

FRIDAY FUNNY: When Jargon Turns to Babble

From the BBC Web Site, published on 16 June 2008 (by way of Peter SJF Bance).

FRIDAY FUNNY: You're LATE!

For some employees, knowing they are running late for work does absolutely nothing except stimulate their creative juices in order to make up the latest excuse as to why they are late for work—again.

Friday Funny: Racial Harmony For Fun And Profit

Long before Obama proposed a Happy Hour Diversity Summit, a local furniture store in High Point, NC area embraced the concept as a way to drum up business during the down economy.

FRIDAY FUNNY: The Laws of Life

Oh, how true they are...these laws of life are brought to you by Peter SJF Bance.

FRIDAY FUNNY: Gates vs. GM

While this originally circulated as a true story, it is really an Urban Legend that evolved out of a simple three line joke that has been around since the late 1990s.

FRIDAY FUNNY: Waste Not, Want Not

Can this machine reduce restroom supply orders?

FRIDAY FUNNY: Year End School Pranks

Outgoing students from Sutton Grammar School went to new lengths to pull off a rude, but imaginative joke which was unspotted for years. It was recently discovered by Google Earth.

FRIDAY FUNNY: Discerning Thievery

Cheesecake and wine were part of one criminal's loot.

FRIDAY FUNNY: Butt I Don't Mean To Offend You; I Just Want To Make You More Aware

After checking out this toilet paper awareness campaign in Copenhagen, I am now convinced that Hamlet wasn't the only Dane off his nut. Brace yourself for this... (Warning: photo is a bit gross!)

Friday Funny: The Ultimate Video Fail

Happy National Doughnut Day (the first Friday of June each year). Enjoy your free doughnuts while watching the FacilityBlog Friday Funny.

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