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: Engineering Ingenuity

FRIDAY FUNNY: Engineering Ingenuity

It's the end of Summer '09, and people are starting to get back to reality. Kids are going back to school, manufacturing is gearing up for a tenuous economic recovery, and engineers are doing what they do best--"MacGyver"-ing whatever they can to keep things chugging...Read More...

FRIDAY FUNNY: Don't Look Now

FRIDAY FUNNY: Don't Look Now

When the High Line park opened in NYC's Meatpacking District, guests at the adjacent Standard Hotel were inadvertently providing "views" of their own by parading in various stages of undress in front of the wall-to-wall, floor-to-ceiling...Read More...

FRIDAY FUNNY: 2009 Chicago CANstruction Winners

FRIDAY FUNNY: 2009 Chicago CANstruction Winners

The 3rd annual Chicago CANstruction® Competition successfully raised over 70,000 pounds of food for the Greater Chicago Food...Read More...

WEIRD WEDNESDAY: Vacation On A Shoestring

WEIRD WEDNESDAY: Vacation On A Shoestring

Travelers taking advantage of a deal in San Diego need to pack more than...Read More...

FRIDAY FUNNY: When Jargon Turns to Babble

FRIDAY FUNNY: When Jargon Turns to Babble

From the BBC Web Site, published on 16 June 2008 (by way of Peter SJF...Read More...

FRIDAY FUNNY: You're LATE!

FRIDAY FUNNY: You're LATE!

For some employees, knowing they are running late for work does absolutely nothing except stimulate their creative juices in order to make up the latest excuse as to why they are late for...Read More...

Friday Funny: Racial Harmony For Fun And Profit

Friday Funny: Racial Harmony For Fun And Profit

Long before Obama proposed a Happy Hour Diversity Summit, a local furniture store in High Point, NC area embraced the concept as a way to drum up business during the down...Read More...

FRIDAY FUNNY: The Laws of Life

FRIDAY FUNNY: The Laws of Life

Oh, how true they are...these laws of life are brought to you by Peter SJF...Read More...

FRIDAY FUNNY: Gates vs. GM

FRIDAY FUNNY: Gates vs. GM

While this originally circulated as a true story, it is really an Urban Legend that evolved out of a simple three line joke that has been around since the late 1990s....Read More...

FRIDAY FUNNY: Waste Not, Want Not

FRIDAY FUNNY: Waste Not, Want Not

Can this machine reduce restroom supply...Read More...