16 Results for

cigar

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'Close but no cigar' for SpaceX's try at historic rocket landing

The private space-exploration company successfully sends a cargo capsule off to the International Space Station, but its "reusable" rocket crashes into its floating landing pad in the Atlantic Ocean.

By January 10, 2015

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Blizzard explains why it removed Heroes of the Storm character's cigar

Blizzard explains where Tychus Findlay's cigar went.

By May 25, 2015

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How CGI and old-school trickery created two towering Tom Hardy performances in one film

Cinematographer Dick Pope reveals the mix of new-fangled and classic filmmaking tricks that created Hardy's award-winning dual role in gangster movie "Legend".

By February 1, 2016

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Pilot claims he saw UFO about to hit plane, so he ducked

The pilot of an Airbus A320 in the skies around Heathrow Airport is suddenly startled by what he calls a cigar-shaped object flying toward his plane. He takes evasive action. Of a sort.

By January 6, 2014

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Twitter redesign: Close but no cigar

Too bad Steve Jobs never got his hands on a microblogging site whose design has long been serviceable but crappy.

By December 8, 2011

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Yahoo-Alibaba-Softbank: Still no deal

Close, but no cigar--for the time being--as Yahoo and its partners again fail to nail down an agreement, according to an AllThingsD report.

By February 14, 2012

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2009 Mitsubishi Outlander XLS: close, but no cigar (review)

While the 2009 Mitsubishi Outlander's tech package is still at the head of its class and it still gives great performance at a great price point, the rough ride and cheap interior hold it back from greatness.

By March 13, 2009

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At least e-cigar is better for your lungs

The Ruyan Vegas Freestyle E-cigar works rather like the e-cigarette by using a microchip, atomizer, airflow sensor, and liquid cartridge to mimic the experience of cigar smoking.

By July 17, 2008

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'Baby USB Drives'? Close, but no cigar

You can hand them out instead of stogies. Maybe.

By May 5, 2008

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'Pop Art' toaster: Close, but no (pirate's) cigar

If only the pirate toaster were available in the States...

By April 27, 2007