Friday Funny Articles

Each week, FacilityBlog features one article (at least!) that takes 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. (Articles from the Weird Wednesday feature are also found here.)

FRIDAY FUNNY: Rooftops Are No Place For Blowup Dolls

In Houston, TX, the public will no longer be subjected to inflatable marketing devices. This comes after a recent incident on a shopping center rooftop, when an out-of-control blowup gorilla deflated and caused a... ...Read More...

Friday Funny: Were The 1950s Really This Silly?

Enjoy this humorous retro look at dangers in the common workplace, courtesy of the Safetycare channel on... ...Read More...

FRIDAY FUNNY: A Penny For Your Thoughts

The engineering mind is a fascinating thing. When an engineer comes on the scene, the most common objects—a stack of pennies, for instance—can be transformed into just about any architectural... ...Read More...

Friday Funny: Random Thoughts

While these little tidbits have absolutely nothing to do with facility management, they seemed worthy of Friday Funny... ...Read More...

Weird Wednesday: ‘Twas the night before the night before…

Here are some unusual tidbits about traditions associated with the Christmas... ...Read More...

Friday Funny: The Good, The Bad, And The Lazy

Here's a collection of interesting holiday decorating ideas from around the... ...Read More...

FRIDAY FUNNY: It Wouldn't Happen To A Facility Manager

This little gem has been floating around the Internet this week, but I thought it would be appropriate to share with anyone in the construction/facilities/building profession who may have missed... ...Read More...

Friday Funny: Fox And Family Guy Push The Green Envelope

What happens when you incorporate the (sometimes) tedious concept of recycling into one of the most popular, yet controversial programs on television? Check out these clips from the folks who bring you "Family... ...Read More...

Weird Wednesday: My Home is My Casulo

This complete furniture set can be set up in less than 10 minutes and later disassembled and repacked like a standard pallet. No tools are needed in the... ...Read More...

FRIDAY FUNNY: The Facility Manager’s Toolbox

Many members of the facility management profession have a natural knack for engineering. For those folks, this humorous list of toolbox items may sound frustratingly... ...Read More...