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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.)
Imagine a world where all you had to do to receive a free cup of delicious, steaming hot coffee was to yawn. That’s right. Bye bye red eye.
In a new survey from CareerBuilder, workers rank which departments are smartest and most social, intelligent, attractive—just like high school.
While it may look silly, simple desk exercises can do a great deal in terms of office worker general health and well being. So get up, walk around, and shape up!
With this offering, workers have the option of using a hard hat that not only helps to protect their head, but protects the environment as well. It makes a great snack too! (Only kidding….)
An illusionist/scientist who goes by the Internet name of Brusspup has updated the Chladni experiment and posted an impressive video that demonstrates the impact of sound waves.
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 own!
Siemens Energy has developed a free online game that challenges the user to design a sustainable energy system for a city.
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 matter.
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 session.
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 exceeded.