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Scrap Metal Optimus

Anchalee Saengtai, a skilled Thailand-based artist, is known fo her amazing series of Transformers sculptures made entirely from scrap metal (car parts mostly). Anchalee and her family have been building custom, made-to-order scrap metal sculptures ranging from handheld to over 6 meters tall (20 ft) for over 10-years now. Continue reading to see Bumblebee, Megatron and more.

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Transformers: Age of Extinction may be Michael Bay's fourth and final installment of the Hasbro-based sci-fi franchise, rebooting the series for a new director to take over. It stars Mark Wahlberg (Lone Survivor), Nicola Peltz (Bates Motel) and Jack Reynor (Delivery Man), Stanley Tucci (The Hunger Games: Catching Fire) and Kelsey Grammer (The Expendables 3). We also get a first look at the fan-favorite Dinobots. Continue reading for the trailer and more information.

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Yes, it's true, the Dinobots have been confirmed to appear in Transformers: Age of Extinction by both producer Lorenzo di Bonaventura and this new trailer, first shown during the Super Bowl yesterday. This is the first film in the series to not include Shia LaBeouf and also the first to feature an entirely new cast. Returning Transformers include Optimus Prime and Bumblebee. It's set to hit theaters on June 27, 2014. Continue reading for the trailer.

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You know you've stepped into a very talented geek's front yard, when...four larger-than-life Transformers robots are standing near the front door. This person purportedly creates these by hand each year. Click here to view the first image in today's viral picture gallery. Continue reading for a viral video of a spider on hand prank that might surprise you.

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This Transformers "Ravage" 16GB USB Flash Drive is currently being offered at just $13.30 shipped, originally priced at $45.88. Ravage is stealthy, shadowy, operates best alone, and performs most of his actions in the darkness, both literally and figuratively. Product page. Continue reading for a hands-on preview.

Notable features:
  • Premium true capacity 16GB drive.

  • Built in flash drive in a transformer body.

  • Transforms from flash drive to leopard in seconds.
[via Amazon]

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Brave Robotics has partnered with Kenji Ishida to develop a real-life transformer robot, that boasts a 3D-printed shell. Similar to the transformers you've seen in movies, this one includes a missile launcher in each arm, along with a Wi-Fi-enabled camera to let users record what's going on. Continue reading for a video and more information.

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Think of Drive Suits as a real-life Transformers costume, as in something that transforms from a motorized transportation vehicle of sorts into a robot costume. It's the brainchild of cosplay expert Drew Beaumier. Continue reading for two videos and more information.

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Yang Junlin of Huizhou, China, loves creating car part sculptures and is a big Transformers fan as well. So, what do you get when you combine the two? These amazing Transformers sculptures of course, thanks in part to the help he gets from his "Legend of Iron" factory workers. Continue reading for more pictures and information.

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You haven't seen Optimus Prime, until you've seen this 21-ton statue of him that stands 36-feet tall. Even more surprising, it was assembled using nothing but old car parts from approximately 20-vehicles. Continue reading for a video, more pictures, and additional information.

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Transformers costumes are nothing new, as they can be found at just about any toy / department store nowadays. Custom building them out of everyday household items on the other hand, is. That is exactly what Peter Kokis of Brooklyn RobotWorks has done. Continue reading for more pictures and information.

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