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Drew Allen

Drew Allen

Besides being the managing editor of this blog, I'm also a drummer, a husband, and a father, not necessarily in that order. I love good stories, and great design, and I probably quote the Office more than I should but less than I could.

5 Father’s Day Gift Ideas He Will Love

Dads love Swag. From breaker-tripping christmas light creations to high-powered riding mowers to the largest remote controls they can find, dads are into showing off their swag. So if you have to choose between another necktie for Dad this Father’s Day or, ya know, something WAY COOLER, we’d like to suggest that you choose the latter. We did some of the work for you. Here’s 5 options that Dad is sure to show off. You’re Welcome. 1. Amazon Fire TV. …

Moms are Ridiculous.

 -ly AWESOME. Think about it. You would never be where you are today without your mom. You would never BE without your mom. Too often, it’s easy to take her for granted. There was a time in your life when you just crapped your pants without giving it a second thought, sometimes with a smile on your face. And she just picked you up, cleaned you up, and sent you right back to playing. And this happened on a DAILY …

5 Tips That Will Help You Photograph Nature

Whether you’re a savvy photographer or simply have a passion for nature,  taking some Fracture-worthy shots has got to be one of the most satisfying ways to spruce up your home or office. And what better time to get outside and capture the beauty of nature than now? The flowers are in bloom and the weather outside is anything but frightful. Whether you’re taking a trip, planning one, or want to revisit the nature within your own backyard, there are plenty of award-winning photo …

How Coffee and Photography Help Save Dogs

At Fracture, we believe some of the best dogs come from animal shelters. Unfortunately, in the U.S., only about 20% of owned dogs actually come from shelters. That percentage could increase if more folks took advantage of shelters and the amazing dogs that wait there! Thankfully, Beth Zavoyski is trying to make that happen. Through her series of photos titled ‘Shelter Dogs Uncaged’, Beth is helping people see the true personalities of shelter dogs. They’re out of the shelter, out …

How to Celebrate Pi Day

We all remember the formulas for area and circumference of a circle from sixth grade math class right? Don’t worry, this isn’t a quiz, we’re just talking about everyone’s favorite mathematical constant–pi. It’s almost March 14 (3/14) which means it’s time for Pi Day! Technically speaking, pi is the ratio of a circle’s circumference to it’s diameter. We had to look that up on Wikipedia really quick, but hey, now we know. The first Pi Day celebration was held at …

What Crossfit is Teaching Me about Starting a Business

Recently our CEO Abhi Lokesh competed at CrossFit Gainesville’s local CrossFit Open for the 2014 CrossFit Games. The experience was one that got him to thinking about how to succeed at CrossFit and how similar it is to succeeding at business. He shared his thoughts, and we thought you’d like them too. Mental endurance is what separates the elite from the average. It’s that rare ability to ignore your body screaming at you and keep going that really pushes the …