With an increased number of employees working from home in spaces they may not have anticipated being their new office, what’s a person to do to ensure some privacy so they can focus and get their work done uninterrupted?
For many of us, working from home is the best option for getting things done while preventing the spread of COVID-19 and other nasty bugs in the workplace. But not all jobs can be performed off-site, and sometimes in-person collaboration is required.
In a way, your cubicle or office is sort of like your own Fallout settlement. The biggest difference is that supermutants won’t come eat your coworkers, and there aren’t idiot NPCs banging on random stuff with hammers around the office.
I always loved playing with those Newton’s Cradle kinetic motion things when I was a kid. But other than being tested by the Mythbusters in a giant-size version, the classic metal desk toy hasn’t changed much over the years.
You can still feel like King of your castle, even when you’re stuck at work. Just do what this guy did, who turned his office cubicle into a castle. All it took was a little cardboard, a Sharpie or two, and some creativity.
Self-declared “Superman nerd” Scott Trosclair (aka “Scottage Cheese”) built this insane version of the Fortress of Solitude for his desk at work. Unfortunately, Scott’s employer is shutting down, and his Fortress needs a new home. Why not help a brother out, and make it yours?
I’ve been a cubicle dweller several times, although all of them short-lived. Corporate vets may be more amused at Thup Games’ HRmageddon, a Flash game which puts the gore in merger. What? Anyway. HRmageddon’s “story” starts when your company, Gray Solutions, merges with Beige Dynamics.
No one wants monotony. And if the monotonous thing happens to be necessary to survive, then you come to hate it even more. Because if you could escape it altogether anytime you wanted you wouldn’t have any reason to hate it.
Ah, the office life. Waking up early, wearing”business casual”, pretending to work for 8 hours, getting promoted to a different position but with the same duties and salary (from Domestic Purchasing Specialist to Local Marketing Officer.
Somehow I let these Mario Brothers miniature golf players slip between the cracks when they came out a couple of months back. But in my quest for holiday gifts for gamers, they popped back on my radar screen — so I guess it’s better late than never.
These wacky collectible desktop figurines get their inspiration from inkjet printer cartridges.
Mark James’ Cardboy CMYK Cartridge critters comes in the four familiar printer ink colors, cyan, magenta, yellow and black.
The 4-inch tall figures are available individually for £5.95 (appx.
Bring a little bit of that carnival feel to your cubicle with this mini Whac-a-Mole desktop game.
The dreadfully named “Whack It” game connects to your USB port and lets you play with yourself at your desk.
Now you can have the dumb but lovable dad from The Simpsons take up residence on your desk with this fun Homer Simpson USB Lamp. But just like its namesake, the light is a bit of a dim bulb, so don’t expect to light up an entire room with it.