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: Body-O-Matic, for the Unsafe Workplace

WorkSafe Victoria has come up with a gruesome campaign to get the point of workplace safety across: The Body-O-Matic vending machine designed to sell spare body... ...Read More...

FRIDAY FUNNY: Nothing Says "I Love You…"

In addition to a mountain of awaiting e-mail, employees returning from vacation often have to deal with pranks executed by (envious?) co-workers who feel a little inconvenience is the perfect way to show someone just how much they... ...Read More...

WEIRD WEDNESDAY: This Chair Rocks! (And So Does Its Light!)

Rochus Jacob was awarded the first prize for his Murakami Chair which incorporates technology into the skids of the chair to run an OLED light—thereby powering an attached reading lamp with energy generated from its own rocking... ...Read More...

FRIDAY FUNNY: Everyone Likes a Good Carving

As a morale and teamwork building exercise, Halloween at the office efforts can be a great management... ...Read More...

(Creepy) FRIDAY FUNNY: Somewhere In The 20th Century

Back in 1985, Terry Gilliam directed an offbeat film entitled, "Brazil." Very dark, the film presents both a futurist and retro ("steampunk") interpretation of the absurdity of administrative bureaucracy—one that still holds true today in many... ...Read More...

WEIRD WEDNESDAY: When I’m Cleanin’ Windows…

This offering is not so much weird as it is scary, but when you think about the jobs in the world that have to be done, well, it kinda puts everything into perspective. Have a look at this... ...Read More...

FRIDAY FUNNY: I'm Currently Out Of The Office…

Today's Friday Funny is short and sweet. It's all about fun with out of office... ...Read More...

FRIDAY FUNNY: Pushed To Their Limits (Over Foodstuffs)

Check out the following "love notes" exchanged between co-workers who have been pushed to extremes as a result of phantom kitchen etiquette... ...Read More...

FRIDAY FUNNY: German Recycling Gets Creative

The follow images were sent to me by two different people. They illustrate the creative adaptation of objects once they've reached the end of their original useful... ...Read More...

Friday Funny: More Stupid Signage Stories

In Wales, the message conveyed in a road sign has caused a bit of a scandal in this classic case of taking something far too... ...Read More...