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: “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...

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FRIDAY FUNNY: Sliding Into Home, Literally!

For some people, living within the walls of a converted baseball stadium would be the ultimate fantasy. (Talk about your Field of Dreams!) And while baseball isn't for everyone, just think about the pickup baseball games the kids will... ...Read More...

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FRIDAY FUNNY: Who Will Claim “Top Of The Bowl” Bragging Rights For 2013?

Cintas’ annual “Bowl Game” is back—recognizing “top 10 places to go—when you’ve got to go”—as the company kicks off its 12th annual America's Best Restroom... ...Read More...

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FRIDAY FUNNY: GE’s Jack Welch – Power Broker Or Comic Book Hero?

Graphic novels are big business, and so is Jack Welch, CEO of General Electric. With the release of “Political Power: Jack Welch," aspiring business moguls must take note: when a graphic novel comes out about you, you're officially a... ...Read More...