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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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When a geek spends countless hours building a 1,000-pound robot that doubles as a wine rack and stands 6-foot tall, from scrap metal, you can expect to pay a heavy price for it, $7000 to be exact. This awesome robot can hold 32-bottles of wine. Continue reading for more pictures and information.

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Thanks to advances in technology, building real Transformer robots really isn't that far-fetched anymore, or at least one a miniature scale. These range from Humvee-inspired creations to some that defy words. Continue reading to see them all.

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"Vision Eight" may not be a human-sized robot, but it definitely can transform from a car into humanoid form in mere seconds. It took the researchers at JS Robotics eight tries before finally coming up with a working model. Continue reading for more information and a video demonstration.

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Lugging around electronic equipment can be a hassle for professional DJs, but not with this awesome car, which has all the equipments built into the rear hatch. At the push of a button, the rear extends outwards, providing the DJ with enough standing room to man the turntables. Click here view the first image in this week's WINS gallery, courtesy of HackedIRL.com. Continue reading to see what happens when an R1-powered go-kart passes a cop.

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