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Cozmo hits stores in October for $179, but Anki (robotics company responsible for creating this beaut) is taking pre-orders now on its website. Anki is also planning to release the SDK, which will allow owners to tinker with Cozmo’s A.I., if they'd like to. Check Cozmo out in action below:

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A father an son have made a business out of creating these giant Transformers out of scrap metal and spare car parts.  The first took three years to make in an abandoned warehouse based on photos they got online, but they've now turned their hard work into a thriving business; they made about a million RMB (over $160,000 USD) last year.

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Fallout 4 Gamers Are Forging Codsworth into a Full-Fledged Demonic Robo Monster in the New DLC

If you made it this far you probably already know that Fallout 4's newest Automatron DLC is a shining proclamation to the power of a well-armed robot army. It comes as no surprise then that you now have the chance to outfit your trusty robo companion Codsworth in an absurdly diversified number of ways.

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MentalFloss reports that this real-life Optimus Prime Transformer was created by a Turkish company named Letvision. This beast is dubbed Letrons, and you've gotta think that happened cause of some folks over at the Transformers franchise.

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Using a glove or suit to control the actions of a robot isn't something new. Heck, the Jaegers in Pacific Rim are based on something in real life, but this guy took it one step further. His control suit is made out of nothing but LEGOs, an Android App and an Arduino.

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1997, Japanese machine shop owner Hitoshi Takahashi started building this 17-ton robot. Two diesel engines allow the machine to walk at a brisk 2.5 MPH, which is just fast enough to walk straight into my mecha-loving heart.