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: Paging Dr. Hello Kitty!

FRIDAY FUNNY: Paging Dr. Hello Kitty!

Visitors view newborns in the Hello Kitty-designed maternity ward, at the Hau Sheng hospital. (AP Photo Credit/Wally Santana) Back in 2006, Hau Sheng Hospital in Yuanlin, located 95 miles outside of Taipei, latched on to the benevolent cartoon symbol associated with all things cute, pink, and cuddly—Hello Kitty. Visitors of the hospital’s maternity ward (which has now delivered about 2,000 babies since its...Read More...

FRIDAY FUNNY: Workshop Tools for “Dirty Jobs”

FRIDAY FUNNY: Workshop Tools for “Dirty Jobs”

In the spirit of "Dirty Jobs," this Friday Funny is dedicated to all of those skilled workers who follow the mantra: I'm dirty, and I'm...Read More...

FRIDAY FUNNY: Demolition=FAIL

FRIDAY FUNNY: Demolition=FAIL

Sometimes, when you're trying to make something better, you actually make it worse. Here are two brief video clips that are textbook examples of demolitions gone wrong. (There are many of these gems online, for those of you who might be...Read More...

FRIDAY FUNNY: Makeover Transforms NYC Bureau from “DMV Dull” to “LUV Lovely”

FRIDAY FUNNY: Makeover Transforms NYC Bureau from “DMV Dull” to “LUV Lovely”

Second only to Las Vegas as a nuptial destination, the Big Apple is hoping to lure away romantics with the $12 million makeover of its Marriage...Read More...

WEIRD WEDNESDAY: Making Flight Delays More Tolerable (At Least In Sweden)

WEIRD WEDNESDAY: Making Flight Delays More Tolerable (At Least In Sweden)

There's a new twist to airport...Read More...

FRIDAY FUNNY: Seasonal Jokes to Share at the Office Holiday Party

FRIDAY FUNNY: Seasonal Jokes to Share at the Office Holiday Party

Today's Friday Funny just so happens to coincide with the holiday party for those of us who produce FacilityBlog. And in honor of the occasion, here are some "jokes" that should produce at least a groan among co-workers (and they're all clean,...Read More...

Weird Wednesday: Climate Controlled Sand

Weird Wednesday: Climate Controlled Sand

Forget the flip flops. Just cool the sand. That's what the developers of Palazzo Versace Hotel and Condominiums in Dubai are planning to...Read More...

Friday Funny: The Collective Christmas Tree for the Hyperactive Office

Friday Funny: The Collective Christmas Tree for the Hyperactive Office

FacilityBlog disclaimer: Do not try this creative holiday decoration technique in your facility. This post is purely for amusement...Read More...

Weird Wednesday: Smelly Visitors A Thing Of The Past!

Weird Wednesday: Smelly Visitors A Thing Of The Past!

Another group besides tourists will appreciate the new climate controlled Capitol Visitor Center in Washington,...Read More...

WEIRD WEDNESDAY: Restrooms Back In Times Square For The Holidays

WEIRD WEDNESDAY: Restrooms Back In Times Square For The Holidays

For the third year, Charmin has placed 20 deluxe stalls in the heart of this tourist area to make it a little easier for New Yorkers and visitors...Read More...