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Friday Funny

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.

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We recently introduced you to the creative high school students who spent countless hours creating one-of-a-kind prom apparel in hopes of earning scholarship prizes. Meet the winners!

Friday Funny: Meet The Duct Tape Prom Champs

Friday Funny: Meet The Duct Tape Prom Champs

We recently introduced you to the creative high school students who spent countless hours creating one-of-a-kind prom apparel in hopes of earning scholarship prizes. Meet the winners!

Friday Funny: Monkey Triggers Nationwide Blackout

Monkey business caused a three-hour nationwide blackout in Kenya last month.

Friday Funny: 13 Can’t Miss July 4th Fireworks Displays

As Americans across the USA gather to celebrate the nation’s 240th birthday, here’s a handy list of 13 “must see” Independence Day fireworks displays. Find one near you!

Friday Funny: Is There A Dog At Your Desk?

If not, you might want to get one. A recent survey shows that being able to bring your dog to work makes your company cool. Even cooler than ping pong tables.

Friday Funny: A Very Sticky Prom Situation

Students from across the U.S. and Canada have crafted impressively creative prom outfits from duct tape in pursuit of scholarship prizes.

Friday Funny: Wasting Time At Work

Whether they're searching for dates online, making macaroni art, or texting, a recent survey found two or more hours a day are lost in productivity because employees are distracted.

Friday Funny: Snack Bandits

More than 70 percent of American office workers are victims of food theft at work — but only 1/3 admit to taking food that wasn't theirs.

Friday Funny: North Korea’s Weird Architecture

North Korea boasts some of the most impressive — and weird — architecture in the world. Take a tour from the comfort of your own laptop.

Friday Funny: The “Low Battery Anxiety” Epidemic

From bugging total strangers to arguing with loved ones, anxiety over a low phone battery can result in some questionable behavior, according to a new survey from LG.

Friday Funny: Workers Want More Vacation They Probably Won’t Use

A recent survey reveals that employees value more paid time off, even if they are unlikely to ever use it. Can an app help?

Friday Funny: For Pets On The Go, A Place To Go

Restrooms are a frequent topic of discussion these days, but here’s a new twist on toilet facilities in the news. And it has nothing to do with who is wearing pants or a skirt.

Friday Funny: Eight Linemen, One Elevator

What happens when eight college offensive linemen cram into one elevator, testing the 2,500 pound weight limit?

Friday Funny: Park Pissoir Prompts Lawsuit

The San Francisco neighborhood's residents successfully advocated to build the facility, which has been described as an open-air urination hole, to stop people from urinating on local walls, bushes, and sidewalks.

Friday Funny: The Verdict’s In On Pets At Work

Banfield Pet Hospital recently released its first ever Pet-Friendly Workplace PAWrometer survey, revealing the impact pet-friendly workplaces have on employees and human resources decision makers.

Friday Funny: Take Me (And Your Wallet) Out To The Ballgame

Find out which MLB stadiums are the most (and least) expensive to watch a baseball game.

Friday Funny: Building Face Draws Curb Appeal?

Most any structure can convey a personality, and that's what these eye-catching buildings around the world provide for passers-by.

Friday Funny: Watching Funny Videos Boosts Productivity

Next time your boss catches you watching funny videos on You Tube, don’t feel guilty. Tell her you’ve got a challenging task ahead and you’re trying to boost your productivity.

Friday Funny: Spring Forward, Fall Apart?

The old expression “Spring forward, fall back” reminds us to adjust our clocks for Daylight Saving Time (DST), which begins this Sunday, March 13.

Friday Funny: Is March Madness?

It’s that time of year again: Soon, March Madness will take hold and nearly everyone at work will become a rabid college basketball fan.

Friday Funny: Farewell To China’s Weird Buildings

New urban planning guidelines from China’s State Council forbid the construction of “odd shaped” and “bizarre” buildings on the mainland. Is this the end of China's weird buildings?

Friday Funny: Clever Cat Gets “Lost” In Serendipitous Spot

It’s not clear where Clive had been for over a year, but what’s certain is where the clever cat had been for the past several weeks.

Friday Funny: A Valentine’s Day Look At Office Romance

An office romance may seem unprofessional and risky, but as it turns out, many lead to long-term commitments: 37 percent of workers have dated a coworker, and 33 percent of those relationships have led to marriage.

Friday Funny: Super Bowl Time Warp

This weekend the Denver Broncos will take on the Carolina Panthers in Super Bowl 50, marking the event’s golden anniversary. Life sure has changed since that first Super Bowl was played on January 15, 1967.

Friday Funny: Late To Work? Blame It On The Napping Bear

Flaming hair, wayward cows, and napping bears are just a few of the bizarre excuses workers have used to explain why they couldn’t get to work on time, according to a new survey from CareerBuilder.

Friday Funny: Top 10 Strangest Things People Do In Job Interviews

Unless you’re trying out for a spot on American Idol, singing all your answers at a job interview probably isn’t the best idea. Nor is conducting your phone interview in the bathroom (and finishing with a flush). But job candidates have done these strange things, and more, according to a new survey from CareerBuilder.

Friday Funny: Every Dog Has Its (Work)Day

Our normal office crew was increased by four furry friends — Amber, Calvin, Ernie and Molly — as Facility Executive decided to hold its own Take Your Dog To Work Day a few months early.

Friday Funny: BuzzFeed’s Hoverboard-Riding FM

It’s not every facilities coordinator that can inspire tearful awe and admiration from his coworkers.

Friday Funny: The Twelve Days of Christmas, FM Style

Inspired by everything that can — and does — go wrong in a facility, facility manager and FM Frequency Columnist Charles Carpenter shares his take on The Twelve Days of Christmas.

Friday Funny: Frosty the FM

Facility manager and FM Frequency Columnist Charles Carpenter flexes his poetic muscle yet again with his take on the classic Winter holiday story. Dedicated to those who have to wear parkas at their desks year-round.

Friday Funny: Why Is This New Yorker Hugging A Street Lamp?

New Yorkers may have a reputation for not being the friendliest of folks when they're busy trying to get from here to there. So what gives with them chatting with, and even hugging, a street lamp?

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