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.

Lord of the Rings EE + Shadow of Mordor on Sale for (Pre-) Black Friday

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The Blu-ray set of Lord of the Rings (Extended Edition) PLUS the excellent Shadow of Mordor videogame (PS4 or XBox One) together for just $55. 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.

The Jurassic World Trailer Is Here and Awesome

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This looks amazing – I got chills. The Jurassic Park feel is there, and we get glimpses of even more amazing dinos. And hints of more scientific hubris. 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.

Pressure Cooker Carnitas: Because Science Makes Awesome Food

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Yeah, I know: almost all cooking has something to do with science. However, the pressure cooker just kicks it up a notch. You’re cooking. Under Pressure. It’s like making stew on Venus! 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.

Marketers & Advertisers – Get Your GeekDad Sponsorships for 2015 Now and Save!

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This one goes out to all those wonderful folks who help support what we do here at GeekDad – the marketers and advertisers who have cool products they want our amazing readership of geeks to see, and hopefully buy. GeekDad lives because of you! For 2015, we’re offering a special deal on sponsorships. 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.

Say Happy Holidays With Brickwarrior (Giveaway!)

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LEGO fans have to check out Brickwarriors, and enter to win a gift code! 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 Kids Into Coding with Disney’s Frozen and Code.org

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The fine folks at Code.org have partnered with Disney to produce a coding tutorial that features the characters Anna and Elsa from the hit movie Frozen. 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.

The Painting for Every Game Room: Dogs Playing D&D

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The must-have piece of art for every geek’s game room. 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: Livestream of the Rosetta #CometLanding

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We’re actually a ways off from the actual landing, which won’t happen until tomorrow morning – final confirmation of the landing is expected at 8:03am Pacific Time. But if you’d like to spend the next 20-odd hours immersed in a very cool space experience, try tuning into the European Space Agency’s livestream. 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.

Rejoice, Sci-Fi Geeks: Asimov’s Foundation Is Coming to HBO

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One of the greatest series of science fiction stories ever written is being developed for HBO. 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.

Groovy! Evil Dead (with Bruce Campbell) Returns as a TV Show Next Year

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Via a story on The Verge this afternoon, cable channel Starz will be airing a 10-episode Evil Dead series that will be a direct sequel to the original trilogy of films, and will see the return of geek-icon Bruce Campbell as Ash. 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.

Raspberry Pi Gets Smaller, Better, Cheaper

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Everyone’s favorite microcomputer just took a step up in features, and a step down in size and price. 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.

The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies Pulls it All Together

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The final, epic trailer for the last Hobbit movie is here. Wow. 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.

Wireless Vinyl: How I Got a Record Player Connected to Our AirPlay Music System

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Vinyl is not dead, not by a longshot. Consider that you can, if you want, pre-order a version of the Guardians of the Galaxy sountrack (Awesome Mix Vol. 1) as an LP right now. But no one has put out record players with AirPlay compatibility. 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: Trailer for a Fan-Made Batgirl Movie

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From what we can see, it’s an interesting take on the Batgirl origin story, with a bit of action, but no capes (at least in the trailer). 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.

Beta-Testers Wanted! New PBS KIDS Site About Technology and Media

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Our friends at WGBH have asked us to check out their brand new site for PBS KIDS. 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.