250_currency_portraits.jpgIn Japan, there’s cigarette vending machines that ID would be purchasers using face recognition technology. However, the system has a major basic flaw: it can be easily cheated by those not of legal age. After kids learned how to beat the nicotine machines by simply holding up magazine covers, now there’s another defect that allows them to just place Japanese money in front of the device: “The portraits of Hideyo Noguchi and Yukichi Fukuzawa printed on the 1,000-yen and 10,000-yen bills can be used to trick the high-tech machines, according to a new report.” |PinkTentacles|