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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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In the movies and cartoons, Transformers are robots in disguise, but this engagement ring is anything but. According to its creator, TheBoog17 on deviantART, "the setting of this ring was custom made for a customer using our 3Design CAD CAM software and cast in 14k white gold." Continue reading for one more picture.

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Researchers at National Taiwan University have built a real-life transformers-inspired robot that boasts wheels that "fold in half to form crude legs so it can go where no wheeled robot has gone before." Continue reading for a video.

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Sure, many of you may have seen this Transformers-inspired USB flash drive floating around for some time, but it's currently in the running for coolest flash drive of 2012. Click here to see more of today's most popular images, courtesy of Imgur.com. Continue reading for a video of another transforming USB drive.

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