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Like Magic: The Tech That Goes Into Making Money Harder To Fake

Imagine the Founding Fathers walking across the bills in your wallet. Like something out of Harry Potter, increasingly complex animation technology is being developed for use in paper currency.

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Fresh Headache For Murdochs: Bill O'Reilly Got Raise After Secret Payout

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Best Believe
Dots
The Root Magna Carda
Gwan Rostam
Fever The Black Keys
Coffin in the Clouds Hot Sugar
Game over! Harris Cole
Drinkee Sofi Tukker
Tired of Fighting Menahan Street Band
Sound Track STRFKR
Ruins Portico Quartet
Obvious Boyish
Them Changes Thundercat
Instrumental José González
Hit Parade Neon Indian
1980 Kai Takahashi

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Like Magic: The Tech That Goes Into Making Money Harder To Fake

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Funeral for a Killer (Instrumental) 9th Wonder, Murs
Aruarian Dance Nujabes