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: Anecdotes From Around The Water Cooler

What is the funniest/weirdest/oddest thing that has ever happened in your facility? These are some highlights from Funny Office Stories. Readers are encouraged to share their...Read More...

FRIDAY FUNNY: Power Play!

Siemens Energy has developed a free online game that challenges the user to design a sustainable energy system for a...Read More...

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FRIDAY FUNNY: Kids Will Be Kids

With the end of each academic year comes a new wave of student pranks. FacilityBlog has posted about them before, but this is a new one. In fact, in Simi Valley, it's an open and permanently shut case of senioritis at Royal High School. And officials don't see it as a laughing...Read More...

FRIDAY FUNNY: “Reaping” The Benefits Of Workplace Safety

Here's small taste of the most unusual workplace safety training video ever produced...A Reaper's Guide to OHS. This four minute safety scene can be shown as an icebreaker for any workplace safety training...Read More...

FRIDAY FUNNY: Bring Your Own…Toilet Paper?

Municipalities are getting creative with budgetary matters, but one Missouri town took things a bit too far. In Windsor, officials even started a fundraising campaign to collect money for toilet paper, claiming that budgets had been...Read More...

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FRIDAY FUNNY: An Escherian Stairway Exists?

Could Escherian Stairs really be hidden in some ignored corner of the RIT campus? When is a myth no longer a myth? Is it when enough people buy into it to make it...Read More...

FRIDAY FUNNY: Elevating Excel To An Art Form

What will you do when you retire? If you're considering the possibility of creating amazing pieces of art using Excel, well, someone else is already doing...Read More...

FRIDAY FUNNY: Ticket Please!

Here's a little joke about engineers and HR professionals that may have been bouncing around on the web for some...Read More...

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FRIDAY FUNNY: National Pretzel Day!

National Pretzel Day is an unofficial food holiday that is celebrated annually on April 26. On this day, fans of these treats pay tribute to pretzels of all...Read More...

FRIDAY FUNNY: Earth Day Fables

Johnny Appleseed Arrested? John Henry Jobless? Paul Bunyan Blacklisted? Read on for these modern retellings of classic American...Read More...