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.
As businesses reopen, employers should review and reaffirm their dress policies to ensure pajamas remain worn at home—and not at work.
When it comes to workplace morale, 78% of employees at companies that celebrate sports events like March Madness say they improve team spirit.
An Airbnb listing offers a once-in-a-lifetime chance to spend the night in one of the Jersey Shore’s most famous attractions.
It's the 20th anniversary of the Duck Brand Stuck at Prom Scholarship Contest, and creative teens are sticking with it to compete for nearly $25,000 in scholarships and prizes.
Valentine’s Day conversation hearts disappeared last year, but they've been revived for 2020. They're also being custom printed, with interesting results.
In a modern twist on the beloved ice cream truck, Unilever teamed up with Terra Drone Europe to demonstrate how Ben & Jerry’s ice cream can be delivered in New York, by drone.
Asked which Super Bowl LIV coach they'd rather have as a boss, professionals choose Kansas City Chiefs’ Andy Reid over San Francisco 49ers’ Kyle Shanahan.
Monday mornings can be hard. Finding a furry intruder lurking on your desk doesn't make starting off the week any easier.
From An Affair To Remember to Sleepless In Seattle, the Empire State Building has played a starring role in many on-screen romances. Could it be part of your love story?
UPCO and hip hop recording artist Chingy produce “Old Town Road” song parody to promote careers in construction to Millennials and Gen Z.
A new office etiquette survey from Accountemps reveals that bad language, pets, and political décor are the biggest workplace offenses.
If your weekend plans include shopping for your facility's holiday gift exchange, here are 12 Secret Santa presents you should not add to your list, courtesy of FitSmallBusiness.com.
Rover.com’s seventh annual popular pet names and trends report shows pet owners were inspired by pop culture in 2019: Taylor Swift, Lizzo, and “Marvelous Mrs. Maisel” are trending.
More than half of workers say they will shop online while on the job — or “workshop” — this holiday season, and 44% admit their productivity will take a hit.
The world’s first guitar-shaped hotel, the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino, made its debut in Hollywood, FL last month.
Last weekend, a torrent of water mysteriously gushed from a Philadelphia skyscraper, drenching the streets below it and confusing onlookers.
Following up on one of our favorite facilities, the iconic former Longaberger Basket Company headquarters in Newark, OH will become a luxury hotel.
Cintas Corporation has named Nashville Zoo in Nashville, TN the winner of its 2019 America’s Best Restroom® contest.
Here are the five best haunted houses and attractions of 2019, according to America Haunts. Plus, a guide to how to get your own facility Halloween ready.
Americans are embracing the ability to use emoji in their written communications at work, as well as in their personal life, according to a new survey.
Should your office be a home away from home? A new collection of office furniture inspired by the board game Monopoly takes the goal of a comfy, fun workplace to a new level.
Scientists used millions of travelers' Flickr photos to quickly calculate global tourism. Is analyzing online data the next step in measuring our society?
American workers think their colleagues could behave better in the workplace, and that their co-workers' annoying conduct is having a negative impact on productivity and morale.
Half of working Americans would lie about cell reception and Wi-Fi access to avoid work calls and email while on vacation.
Summer is winding to a close, and students are headed back to school. Will dirty restrooms create a negative impression of their school and its leaders?
Everybody loves a good makeover. Take a look at America's Top 10 Shelter Dog Makeovers of 2019 and cast your vote in Wahl’s eighth annual Dirty Dogs Contest.
Workers say they are most productive before lunch, cite Monday as their most productive day of the week, and dub chatty coworkers their biggest distraction.
If you're anything like more than one-third of Americans, you haven’t taken a vacation in over two years. Here are some great ideas for a quickie.
HGTV has restored the beloved Brady Bunch house to its groovy 1970s glory and is giving fans a chance to “live like a Brady.”
Your dog’s tail will be wagging if you live in one of these 25 pet-friendly cities that just achieved the first-ever certification for welcoming four-legged friends.
The SUMR HITS 5000 — a first-of-its kind artificial intelligence-powered grill — brings the heat, and the beat.
The top 10 entries for this year’s Duck tape Stuck at Prom contest have been announced, so now it’s time for you to help decide the winners.
With the opening of its new North American headquarters in Franklin, TN, Mars Petcare has unveiled the next generation of pet-friendly workplaces.
If chilling in a lawn chair at the zoo and posting on social media while not mowing the lawn sounds like the perfect day, Husqvarna's got the job for you!
Brazil’s Museum of Me uses artificial intelligence to interpret the social media personas of its guests, bringing visitors face-to-face with a digital reflection of themselves.
Through a series of visionary LEGO models designed by fans of all ages, the FutuRE:BUILD contest and exhibition revealed the imaginative power of machine technology.
Visitors to China’s The Other Place guesthouse can experience the mysterious world of M.C. Escher in two optical illusion-inspired rooms designed by Studio 10.
Victoria Sundberg, a music teacher at Lake Marion Elementary in Lakeville, MN, is the first-ever winner of Atmosphere Commercial Interiors' FLIP Your Classroom contest.
Dragons are game changers in HBO’s Game of Thrones series. But what would happen if these massive beasts really did roam the planet?
If so, it's time to get your public restroom the recognition it deserves as Cintas opens nominations for its 18th annual America’s Best Restroom Contest.