About Ken Denmead

Ken is a husband and father from the San Francisco Bay Area, where he works as civil engineer. He also wrote the NYT bestselling GeekDad series of project books for parents and kids to share.

BIG DEAL! Tabletop Games on Sale at Amazon Today!

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You need to fill out your tabletop game collection? Well, today may be the day. Amazon has some amazing deals on some GREAT tabletop games, including ‘Ticket to Ride,’ ‘Small World,’ ‘Munchkin,’ ‘and recent ‘Tabletop’ entry, ‘Libertalia.’ Continue reading

About Ken Denmead

Ken is a husband and father from the San Francisco Bay Area, where he works as civil engineer. He also wrote the NYT bestselling GeekDad series of project books for parents and kids to share.

Get ALL of ‘Harry Potter’ (31 Discs!) With Today’s Amazon Daily Deal

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Amazon is selling what could be considered the mother of all ‘Harry Potter’ sets today – the 31-disc Hogwarts Collection, for just $98 (on Blu-ray, or $65 on DVD). Continue reading

About Ken Denmead

Ken is a husband and father from the San Francisco Bay Area, where he works as civil engineer. He also wrote the NYT bestselling GeekDad series of project books for parents and kids to share.

You Still Need to Watch the Best Animated Mystery Series Ever

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Scooby Doo Mystery Incorporated (SDMI) is the best animated mystery series ever, and if you haven’t watched it, you need to. Continue reading

About Ken Denmead

Ken is a husband and father from the San Francisco Bay Area, where he works as civil engineer. He also wrote the NYT bestselling GeekDad series of project books for parents and kids to share.

9 Awesome New Gadget Kickstarter Projects This Week

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A portable midi controller and a laser scanner that plugs into your phone are just a couple of the amazing new gadget projects we found on Kickstarter this week! Continue reading

About Ken Denmead

Ken is a husband and father from the San Francisco Bay Area, where he works as civil engineer. He also wrote the NYT bestselling GeekDad series of project books for parents and kids to share.

Get Steamed With Today’s Amazon Daily Deal

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GeekDads know how to iron. Not only is it an important family duty, one can easily formulate hypotheses about the nature of space-time while getting just the right creases in a pair of chinos. Continue reading

About Ken Denmead

Ken is a husband and father from the San Francisco Bay Area, where he works as civil engineer. He also wrote the NYT bestselling GeekDad series of project books for parents and kids to share.

5x Video and 5x Tabletop – Awesome New Gaming Projects on Kickstarter This Week

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From point-and-click 2D adventure games, to a miniatures strategy game about the US Rangers, it’s all games today! Continue reading

About Ken Denmead

Ken is a husband and father from the San Francisco Bay Area, where he works as civil engineer. He also wrote the NYT bestselling GeekDad series of project books for parents and kids to share.

Gunnar Optiks Glasses for Screen Junkies on Sale Today

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We’re quite glad to see that Gunnars are today’s Amazon Daily Deal! Continue reading

About Ken Denmead

Ken is a husband and father from the San Francisco Bay Area, where he works as civil engineer. He also wrote the NYT bestselling GeekDad series of project books for parents and kids to share.

3 Days With the 3rd Generation Cube

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The folks at 3D Systems have sent me the 3rd generation of their Cube 3D printer to play with for a month. I’ve had the machine up and running for three days now, and want to report on my early impressions. Continue reading

About Ken Denmead

Ken is a husband and father from the San Francisco Bay Area, where he works as civil engineer. He also wrote the NYT bestselling GeekDad series of project books for parents and kids to share.

Learn a New Language: Rosetta Stone Is on Sale Today!

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Want to learn a new language, or brush up on everything you’ve forgotten since High School Spanish? Perhaps the most popular language learning system, Rosetta Stone, is on sale today at Amazon. Continue reading

About Ken Denmead

Ken is a husband and father from the San Francisco Bay Area, where he works as civil engineer. He also wrote the NYT bestselling GeekDad series of project books for parents and kids to share.

Get ‘Psych’ the Complete Series on Sale Today at Amazon

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Psych was one of those absolute gems of a show that combined humor and mystery, with a lot of 80s pop-culture references into some special. Continue reading

About Ken Denmead

Ken is a husband and father from the San Francisco Bay Area, where he works as civil engineer. He also wrote the NYT bestselling GeekDad series of project books for parents and kids to share.

Watch This: New Pluto Images from NASA at 2pm ET

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Watch live: A new NASA New Horizons press conference starts at 2pm ET, and will likely reveal new, and more remarkable, images from the flyby of Pluto. Continue reading

About Ken Denmead

Ken is a husband and father from the San Francisco Bay Area, where he works as civil engineer. He also wrote the NYT bestselling GeekDad series of project books for parents and kids to share.

10 Things Parents Should Know About ‘Pixels’

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We were worried about this movie when we heard about it. While the nostalgia factor seemed like fun, the attachment of Adam Sandler made us afraid; very afraid. And now that the reviews are coming in, we were justified in our fear. Continue reading

About Ken Denmead

Ken is a husband and father from the San Francisco Bay Area, where he works as civil engineer. He also wrote the NYT bestselling GeekDad series of project books for parents and kids to share.

8 Awesome New Gadget Kickstarter Projects This Week

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From carbon fiber skateboards to 4k action cams, the projects this week will blow your mind and empty your pocket! Continue reading

About Ken Denmead

Ken is a husband and father from the San Francisco Bay Area, where he works as civil engineer. He also wrote the NYT bestselling GeekDad series of project books for parents and kids to share.

5x Video and 5x Tabletop: Awesome New Kickstarter Gaming Projects This Week

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We’re back with 10 all new gaming projects that are live on Kickstarter this week! Continue reading

About Ken Denmead

Ken is a husband and father from the San Francisco Bay Area, where he works as civil engineer. He also wrote the NYT bestselling GeekDad series of project books for parents and kids to share.

$35 Bluetooth Headphones Are Your Amazon Deal of the Day

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Get great sound without wires, in a variety of colors. Today’s Amazon deal is on MEElectronics Air Fi Runaway Bluetooth Stereo Wireless + Wired Headphones with Microphone. Continue reading

About Ken Denmead

Ken is a husband and father from the San Francisco Bay Area, where he works as civil engineer. He also wrote the NYT bestselling GeekDad series of project books for parents and kids to share.

Get Hoovering! The Hoover Wireless Stick Vacuum is Today’s Amazon Daily Deal

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Amazon has a great deal on an easy-to-use, rechargeable stick vacuum from Hoover today: just $99!
They’re also selling a bunch of Logitech stuff today, too. Check it out! Continue reading

About Ken Denmead

Ken is a husband and father from the San Francisco Bay Area, where he works as civil engineer. He also wrote the NYT bestselling GeekDad series of project books for parents and kids to share.

Get Semi-Surrounded With the Sony Soundbar and Wireless Subwoofer (Amazon)

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Bluetooth-enabled soundbar and subwoofer for great media sound in rooms you can’t wire for surround. Continue reading

About Ken Denmead

Ken is a husband and father from the San Francisco Bay Area, where he works as civil engineer. He also wrote the NYT bestselling GeekDad series of project books for parents and kids to share.

10 Things Parents Should Know about ‘Sharknado 3: Oh Hell No!’

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The sharks (and the cameos) are back! Can Fin save the world and find his family before they become chum? You’ll have to watch to find out. Continue reading

About Ken Denmead

Ken is a husband and father from the San Francisco Bay Area, where he works as civil engineer. He also wrote the NYT bestselling GeekDad series of project books for parents and kids to share.

Time to Roll: Amazon Has Kids and Adult Bikes on Sale Today

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There are bikes for the whole family on serious sale today at Amazon. From full-suspension adult mountain bikes, to starter bikes with training wheels for the kids, and even trailers for pulling the little ones. Continue reading

About Ken Denmead

Ken is a husband and father from the San Francisco Bay Area, where he works as civil engineer. He also wrote the NYT bestselling GeekDad series of project books for parents and kids to share.

10 Awesome New Gadget Kickstarter Projects This Week

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We love gadgets, and the best place to see raw new ideas is Kickstarter. Here are 10 new ones that popped up this week. Continue reading

About Ken Denmead

Ken is a husband and father from the San Francisco Bay Area, where he works as civil engineer. He also wrote the NYT bestselling GeekDad series of project books for parents and kids to share.

5x Video and 5x Tabletop – Awesome New Game Kickstarter Projects This Week

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Another week, and ten cool new game projects for you to check out and back on Kickstarter! Continue reading

About Ken Denmead

Ken is a husband and father from the San Francisco Bay Area, where he works as civil engineer. He also wrote the NYT bestselling GeekDad series of project books for parents and kids to share.

Amazon Deal: Brother All-In-One Wireless Color Printer

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While yesterday’s Prime Day may not have knocked people’s sock off in quite the way they expected, hopefully Amazon learned some lessons about over-promising and under-delivering as well. But today, things go back to normal, and we have a really solid deal for something most every household can use: a wireless color printer/scanner. Continue reading

About Ken Denmead

Ken is a husband and father from the San Francisco Bay Area, where he works as civil engineer. He also wrote the NYT bestselling GeekDad series of project books for parents and kids to share.

Happy Prime Day! Here Are 5 Amazing Amazon Deals Today

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Today is Amazon’s big push to get you into their Prime program; which isn’t a bad thing. As a family, we’ve found the perks of being Prime members have totally paid for themselves. But the incentives today are quite alluring. Continue reading

About Ken Denmead

Ken is a husband and father from the San Francisco Bay Area, where he works as civil engineer. He also wrote the NYT bestselling GeekDad series of project books for parents and kids to share.

Because We Now Know That Pluto Is the Planet Arrakis

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NASA released the best image of Pluto we’ve seen so far. We really feel like we know the planet now, because it’s obvious: Pluto is Arrakis (from ‘Dune’). Continue reading

About Ken Denmead

Ken is a husband and father from the San Francisco Bay Area, where he works as civil engineer. He also wrote the NYT bestselling GeekDad series of project books for parents and kids to share.

128Gb Micro SD Card for $60 and More From Amazon’s “Flash” Sale

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Yes, it’s enough digital storage to carry all the Bond films in HD on a chip the size of your thumbnail, for $60. Or half the size for $20. Or a number of other configurations to meet your needs, so if you need memory, check out this Amazon Daily Deal asap! Continue reading

About Ken Denmead

Ken is a husband and father from the San Francisco Bay Area, where he works as civil engineer. He also wrote the NYT bestselling GeekDad series of project books for parents and kids to share.

It’s a Marathon, Not a Sprint: Help GeekDad Keep on Truckin’!

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With cautious optimism, we can say that three months into our fundraising to pay off the debts from our legal settlement with Condé Nast, we’re on target to succeed! Continue reading

About Ken Denmead

Ken is a husband and father from the San Francisco Bay Area, where he works as civil engineer. He also wrote the NYT bestselling GeekDad series of project books for parents and kids to share.

Get Your Nerf on With Today’s Amazon Daily Deal

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Amazon has a whole bunch of Nerf guns on sale today for ridiculous prices, including some of the Super Soakers. Check them out! Continue reading

About Ken Denmead

Ken is a husband and father from the San Francisco Bay Area, where he works as civil engineer. He also wrote the NYT bestselling GeekDad series of project books for parents and kids to share.

9 Awesome New Gadget Projects on Kickstarter This Week

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From programmable bracelets to get girls coding, to wireless, connected home irrigation, the new gadget projects on Kickstarter this week are awesome! Continue reading

About Ken Denmead

Ken is a husband and father from the San Francisco Bay Area, where he works as civil engineer. He also wrote the NYT bestselling GeekDad series of project books for parents and kids to share.

Classic Batman TV and Lots of Kindle Comics on Sale Today

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In celebration of Comic-Con, Amazon has some comic-related goodies on sale today. Continue reading

About Ken Denmead

Ken is a husband and father from the San Francisco Bay Area, where he works as civil engineer. He also wrote the NYT bestselling GeekDad series of project books for parents and kids to share.

Get ALL the Tools: Porter Cable 20V Tool Set on Sale at Amazon Today

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Six tools in one set, all by Porter Cable. This will round out any good home maintenance arsenal, with the added convenience of rechargeable battery-power, and work bags to store them in. Continue reading

About Ken Denmead

Ken is a husband and father from the San Francisco Bay Area, where he works as civil engineer. He also wrote the NYT bestselling GeekDad series of project books for parents and kids to share.