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: 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...

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FRIDAY FUNNY: St. Patrick’s Day Celebrations…And Workplace Consequences

Apparently, folks have already started gearing up for St. Patrick's day, which means some employers are preparing for productivity slumps later in the day. These will begin with Friday afternoon liquid lunch lags and stretch into Monday hangover "sick day" call...Read More...

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FRIDAY FUNNY: How Far Can Data Center Energy Savings Take You? (INFOGRAPHIC!)

This Friday Funny is more fun than funny, since it takes facility managers on a little journey to illustrate the effectiveness of energy savings in data...Read More...

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FRIDAY FUNNY: Mind Blowing Rubik’s Cube Juggling AND Solving

Check out Ravi Fernando, aka "Sir Ravi the Juggler," a Standford University mathematics undergraduate student who can solve a Rubik's Cube while...Read More...

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FRIDAY FUNNY: Not All Field Tests Are Successful

Two goofy engineers have their way with some technology and prove that not every field test is a...Read More...

FRIDAY FUNNY: Late Again? Try One Of These Excuses!

Traffic is the most common culprit causing tardiness according to 31% of workers. But not all employees blame jammed...Read More...

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FRIDAY FUNNY: Outgoing Energy Secretary Chu Gets Parody Farewell From the ONION

Chu was viewed by many as a formidable foil on several controversial subjects—ranging from climate change to hydraulic fracturing to the viability of nuclear power in a post-Fukushima age. However, few of his critics could anticipate one aspect of Chu's character: his unflappable sense of...Read More...