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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.


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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.

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Latest: 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: 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?

Friday Funny: Let’s Talk Turkey

Nearly eight in ten (79%) U.S. adults agree having a fridge full of leftovers is the best thing about hosting Thanksgiving.

Friday Funny: America’s Best Restroom Award Goes To…Town of Minturn!

The Town of Minturn, CO’s “Mine Passageway” design has captured the crown in Cintas’ 14th Annual America’s Best Restroom Contest.

Friday Funny: Caterpillar Presents… The Notorious D.I.G.

For the two construction workers featured in Caterpillar's new marketing video, their love for their new bulldozer, the Cat D6N, is so intense it inspired a catchy rap.

Friday Funny: Zombies On Demand, Top Cities For Treats

Trick or treat! Find out where you can celebrate Halloween by ordering a Zombie delivered right to your door, or collecting the most candy possible

Friday Funny: Sick Day? Blame It On Grandma’s Ham.

From claiming their grandmother poisoned them, to saying they have to spend the day dumpster diving, employers share the most absurd excuses employees have given for calling in sick in a new CareerBuilder survey.

Friday Funny: 10 Worst Cities For A Zombie Apocalypse

How well will your organization survive a zombie apocalypse? It may all depend on where your facility is located. Office near a cemetery? Good luck – especially if you’re in Providence, RI.

Friday Funny: Vote For America’s Top Potty

There’s a tight race to win the crown in 2015 Cintas’ America’s Best Restroom Contest, cast your vote before the October 31 deadline.

Friday Funny: 10 Cool Ways To Fight Productivity Killers

With so many distractions, it’s almost surprising any work gets done at all. Here's a look at 10 interesting ways to combat productivity killers.

Friday Funny: Scariest Haunted Houses and Attractions of 2015

The creepiest, scariest, most disgusting things imaginable earned these attractions a spot on HauntedHouses.com’s 2015 List of Top 13 Haunted Houses in America.

Friday Funny: Free Snacks Make For Happy Workers

Among employees whose offices provide free snacks or beverages, most of those who say their office cupboards and fridge are always nicely stocked report being extremely or very happy with their current job.

Friday Funny: Sprayable Chocolate? Survey Says “YES!”

A survey of more than 1,000 U.S. adults found that two-thirds would use some type of food and household product if it were available as an aerosol: chocolate was the most popular food item.

Friday Funny: Zeus, The Golf Ball Gobbler

Winners of the annual "They Ate What?!" X-Ray Vet Contest are revealed, including a doberman who ate 26 golf balls and lived to play another round.

Friday Funny: Kids Create Dream Cars

Meet the winners of this year’s Toyota Dream Car Art Contest, which invites children from around the world to create cars fueled by their imaginations.

Friday Funny: Top 10 Ways People Act Like Children In The Workplace

Whining, pouting, and temper tantrums are no longer confined to elementary school playgrounds or reality TV show reunions: Such adolescent behavior is also prevalent in today's workplace, according to a new CareerBuilder survey..

Friday Funny: Jon Stewart May Be Gone, But His Set Lives On

'The Daily Show with Jon Stewart' set was donated to Washington, D.C.’s Newseum after Stewart's final taping August 6.

Friday Funny: Creative or Creepy?

Creative or creepy? Job seekers have pulled some strange stunts to get attention from hiring managers. If you want to land the job, and not just attention, this list of do's and don'ts could help you meet your goal.

Friday Funny: Pee-Proof Walls

In at least two cities, a new approach to discourage peeing in inappropriate places could leave public urinators wet and smelly.

Friday Funny: Hanging Ten … In Austin, Texas?

North America's first inland surf park, NLand Surf Park, will bring waves to Austin, Texas.

Friday Funny: Want A Promotion? Lose The Sweats And Have A Breath Mint

Provocative clothing, a disheveled appearance, and unprofessional haircut are just a few of the things that cause employers to think twice before promoting employees, according to a national survey by CareerBuilder.

Friday Funny: The Late, Great American Summer Vacation

The majority of Americans will take little to no vacation this summer, according to a recent survey from Skift.

Friday Funny: The World’s Best Weird, Wonderful Buildings

The World Architecture Festival has released its shortlist of nominations for the 2015 Building of the Year award, and the 338 contenders are anything but short on innovation. Here are our 10 favorites.

Friday Funny: Goooaal! Soccer Fans Score Big at Bus Shelters

Thanks to interactive bus shelters featuring a touch screen soccer game, the waiting may not be the hardest part of some San Francisco commuters' days.

Friday Funny: Professional Building Blocks

The National Building Museum combines the concepts of PLAY, WORK, and BUILD in a new exhibition that will enthrall facility managers, engineers, architects, and even kids!

Friday Funny: Common And Strange Productivity Killers

Expert offers tips for productive procrastination in light of new CareerBuilder Survey results.

Friday Funny: The Sunday Night Blues

Red, white, and mostly blue: Monster data shows that the U.S. continues to suffer the most from Sunday night blues.

Friday Funny: A Tasty Approach To Climate Change

The Ben & Jerry’s summer tour is hitting the road, bringing free scoops of ice cream to fans and climate advocates across the country.

Friday Funny: The Dadbod – The Lifestyle Fat Fad Is A Workplace Woe

According to a recent CareerBuilder survey, there is a strong correlation between on-the-job stress levels and overweight workers.

Friday Funny: Self Storage On Every Corner

Did you know that the number of self-storage facilities in the U.S. recently passed the 52,000 mark?

Friday Funny: The Switch That Just Won’t Quit!

Magnetrol level switch owners could win $500 and a new level switch.

Friday Funny: Perfect Employees Are Anything But Perfect

Researchers advise managers to be wary of employees who express perfectionism as one of their strengths.

Friday Funny: If I Can’t Hear You, I Can’t Work

Businesses are losing more than $49 million a week as employees waste time hunting for cell phone reception in the workplace to take business calls.

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