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Some couples plan big church weddings followed by elaborate receptions. Others dream of tying the knot under a palm tree with their toes in the sand. Then there are White Castle fanatics.
Some couples plan big church weddings followed by elaborate receptions. Others dream of tying the knot under a palm tree with their toes in the sand. Then there are White Castle fanatics. 

Friday Funny

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.

Friday Funny: It’s A Nice Day For A White (Castle) Wedding

Some couples plan big church weddings followed by elaborate receptions. Others dream of tying the knot under a palm tree with their toes in the sand. Then there are White Castle fanatics. 

Friday Funny: Is HVAC Your Key To The Great Outdoors?

Open only to those who work with HVAC, Goodway Technologies’ 2018 Great Outdoors Sweepstakes will give two lucky winners Cabela’s gift cards just in time for fun outdoor activities!

Friday Funny: Is Snow White A Bad Influence?

The authors of a new study believe the influence of Disney films likely shapes the way children view the working world long before they enter the workforce.

Friday Funny: 12 Mind-Blowing Interview Moves

Whether it’s due to desperation, lack of preparation, or just not having a clue, people do some crazy things during job interviews.

Friday Funny: It’s A Dog’s Life (And Year)

Just in time for the Year of the Dog, a new survey shows 71 percent of millennial pet owners would take a pay cut if they could bring their pet to work.

Friday Funny: Bessie, Is That You?

Farmers around the world can now make use of facial recognition technology to monitor their cows’ health and wellbeing.

Friday Funny: Office Love On The Rocks?

Office romance has hit a 10-year low, according to CareerBuilder's Annual Valentine's Day Survey.

Friday Funny: A Post-Super Bowl National Holiday?

According to 72 percent of human resources managers, the day after the big game should be a paid day off from work. That number might have been higher if they had known about the much-anticipated episode of “This Is Us” airing after Super Bowl LII.

Friday Funny: This Hotel Is Going To The Dogs

New York's Hotel Pennsylvania is ready to welcome its VIP (Very Important Pooch) guests for the 2018 Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show.

Friday Funny: A Tisket, A Tasket, They Finally Sold That Basket

After three years on the market, the iconic former Longaberger headquarters building in Newark, OH has landed a buyer.

Friday Funny: The Dog Ate My Car Keys

More workers are calling in sick when they’re not ill. Some feel the need to concoct an unbelievable excuse, according to CareerBuilder’s annual survey.

Friday Funny: 18,000 Hot Dogs. 65,000 Beers. 1,000 Volunteers.

When the #2-ranked Oklahoma Sooners take the #3-ranked Georgia Bulldogs in the 2018 Rose Bowl on January 1, what will it take to tackle 90,000 hungry, thirsty college football fans’ cravings?

Friday Funny: These Are A Few Of My Least Favorite Things

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.

Friday Funny: The Facility’s Looking A Lot Like Christmas

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.

Friday Funny: 25 Cringe-Worthy Work Moments

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.

Friday Funny: No Otter Restroom Comes Close

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.

Friday Funny: Gimme Cat Shelter

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.

Friday Funny: Office Party City

The holiday season is just around the corner, and that means company parties. Find out which cities have the best—and worst—office celebrations.

Friday Funny: China’s Sadistic Scenic Skywalk

Glass-bottomed bridges have become popular tourist destinations in China. This one has taken an interesting approach to promoting itself. 

Friday Funny: Sweet Stats To Improve Your Halloween Haul

The West Coast has it in the bag when it comes to the best places in the U.S. to go trick or treating.

Friday Funny: The Most Horrible Of Haunted Houses

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.

Friday Funny: The UK’s Ugliest New Building

The winner of the Carbuncle Cup 2017 is described as “a crass assault on the senses” that made one judge “cringe physically.”

Friday Funny: Game of Throws

Need a break from office stress? How about an impromptu game of cornhole?

Friday Funny: 10 Cringe-Worthy Resume Blunders

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.

Friday Funny: Get Your Crayons Ready!

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.

Friday Funny: Helping Hands

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.

Friday Funny: The World’s Wildest Data Centers

A data center located in a former nuclear bunker is just one example of the world’s most innovative and unusual data centers.

Friday Funny: How Do You Move A Moose?

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.

This Hotel Is A Real Pigsty

At least it used to be. In northern England, former housing for livestock was transformed to provide an intimate historic hotel experience for two.

Friday Funny: (Vacation) Time Is Money

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.

Friday Funny: What Could You Do With A Bag Of Concrete?

Most of us would be challenged to construct something more imaginative than a patio paver. Joey Eddington made a floating ghost table.

Friday Funny: Drum Roll Please…

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.

Friday Funny: Would You Clean A Porta-Potty For Free WiFi?

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.

Friday Funny: Taco ‘Bout An Awesome Wedding!

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.

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