Commercial building and facilities management resources for corporate facility executives, building operators and facility managers in all industry and service sectors. Friday Funny articles below.
From burnt popcorn to bad budgets, Charles C. Carpenter, CFM gifts us with a holiday musical parody that highlights his least favorite things, facility management style.
Riffing on many of the sights to be seen in the workplace during the holiday season, Charles C. Carpenter, CFM shares a musical parody from the facility management perspective.
From wayward toilet paper to falling asleep in a meeting, here are 25 embarrassing moments at work that will make you glad they didn’t happen to you.
It’s official: The otters—along with all the other aquatic critters at Scottsdale's OdySea Aquarium—can now brag that their home has hooked America’s Best Restroom® Title.
A far cry from the cardboard boxes most cats settle for—and into—here's a look at the inspired arCATecture designers came up with for this year’s Architects for Animals® “Giving Shelter” exhibit.
The holiday season is just around the corner, and that means company parties. Find out which cities have the best—and worst—office celebrations.
Glass-bottomed bridges have become popular tourist destinations in China. This one has taken an interesting approach to promoting itself.
The West Coast has it in the bag when it comes to the best places in the U.S. to go trick or treating.
If you’re ready to start celebrating Halloween by getting your scare on, here are this year’s scariest haunted houses across the U.S.
The winner of the Carbuncle Cup 2017 is described as “a crass assault on the senses” that made one judge “cringe physically.”
Need a break from office stress? How about an impromptu game of cornhole?
When searching for a new job, it can be tempting to embellish your resume a bit to grab attention. Here are 10 embarrassing examples of what not to do.
The start of the new school year brings an exciting opportunity for K-12 students: Registration is now open for Deb Group’s second annual Happy Hands Contest.
Thanks to Hurricane Harvey, it was tough to find a reason to laugh this week. But this collection of photos proves that even in the most challenging of times, we can almost always find a reason to smile.
A data center located in a former nuclear bunker is just one example of the world’s most innovative and unusual data centers.
It’s a master class in moving your facility, as the Bell Museum of Natural History relocates one-of-a-kind exhibits from one University of Minnesota campus to another.
At least it used to be. In northern England, former housing for livestock was transformed to provide an intimate historic hotel experience for two.
Close to half of employees would choose more paid vacation time over a pay raise if given the choice, according to new data from Spherion Staffing.
Most of us would be challenged to construct something more imaginative than a patio paver. Joey Eddington made a floating ghost table.
Find out which creative high schoolers took home the grand prize for their inventive prom fashions in the 17th Annual Duck® Brand Stuck at Prom® Scholarship Contest.
In exchange for free WiFi, would you clean a porta-potty? Hug a stray cat? Give a snail a makeover? You might not believe the number of people who unwittingly agreed to do all that, and more.
Planning to tie the knot but haven’t found the perfect wedding venue yet? Your search may have just come to a deliciously cheesy end.
In preparation for the 4th of July, here is a list of five must-see Independence Day fireworks displays across the U.S, thanks to the American Pyrotechnics Association.
In honor of today’s National Take Your Dog To Work Day, here’s a handy guide to welcoming pets into the workplace.
For these finalists in the 17th Annual Duck Brand Stuck at Prom Scholarship Contest, finding yourself in a sticky situation on prom night is a good thing! Vote for your favorite.
Only 35% of Americans are planning a family summer vacation this year. Is a staycation a better bet? Depends where you live.
When building a new headquarters, this fast-growing doggy day care and boarding franchise company took its commitment to pooches to a whole new level.
As we get ready to celebrate the unofficial beginning of summer, a survey reveals that American workers may finally be changing their vacation-avoiding ways.
Whether it’s immaculately neat, or a total mess, your desk provides insight into who you are and how you like to work. Check out this infographic then take a fun interactive quiz to discover your unique desk personality!
Beloved Newtown Elementary School janitor and U.S. veteran Ted Qualli Jr. takes home the custodial crown.
Your chance to show what you could do if you were out on that football field will finally arrive, thanks to NFL Experience Times Square.
From a modular educational center for sub-Saharan Africa to a vertical stack of factory and recreational space, the winners of the 2017 Skyscraper Competition are an impressive display of creativity.
The future is here, as Domino’s plans to roll out a fleet of pizza-delivering robots in European cities.
Being the office clown may be more beneficial than you thought, according to CFOs. As long as you follow these five simple rules.