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.)

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FRIDAY FUNNY: The Future Of Flight…In Retrospect

Back in the 1950s, a team of architects and engineers (including famed industrial designer and creator of the St. Louis Gateway Arch, Eero Saarinen) put together a brief animated film on behalf of Washington International...Read More...

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FRIDAY FUNNY: Reality Theme Park Puts Kids To Work…And They Like It!

KidZania allows kids between the ages of four to 12 to do what comes naturally to them: role-playing by mimicking traditionally adult...Read More...

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FRIDAY FUNNY: How Germaphobic Are You?

Survey finds some feel they are indispensable and can't miss work when they're...Read More...

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FRIDAY FUNNY: Without Sesame Street, Jim Henson Might Have Ended Up Running Studio 54

Henson had a deep passion for the project and became personally involved in many of the operational details. He designed the furniture, lighting, and flooring—he even worked with architects on the blueprints for his groovy nightclub,...Read More...

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FRIDAY FUNNY: Cats On Guard At The Hermitage

After more than 200 years of service, these hard working cats are being honored in a fashion befitting of their position: an artist has been commissioned to create highly detailed Photoshop portraits of six of the cats, which will be featured in a...Read More...

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FRIDAY FUNNY: Do Amateur Acting + B-Grade Movie Backdrop = Compelling Crane Safety?

In the Sims Crane Minute, crane experts and safety professionals try to use innovative ways to provide basic education to raise awareness for these...Read More...

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FRIDAY FUNNY: You’re So Vain

If you're an architect in Dubai, you probably think this post is about you, don't...Read More...

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FRIDAY FUNNY: Labor Day Follies

This survey was prepared by Harris Interactive© on behalf of CareerBuilder among 2,076 hiring managers and human resource professionals nationwide who were asked to share the most memorable methods candidates have used to stand out from the crowd, and whether their creativity got them...Read More...

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FRIDAY FUNNY: Dolly Parton’s World Is About To Get Bigger

The bigger and better world of Dolly will include more thrills and sweeter...Read More...

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FRIDAY FUNNY: Sometimes It IS All In A Name

Under normal circumstances, a crime like this wouldn't make national headlines, but these aren't normal...Read More...