[AP photo via Daylife]
Just how popular is Beijing’s Birds Nest? The Herzog & de Meuron designed stadium has replaced Mao Zedong on China’s 10 Yuan note. Unfortunately, the change is only temporay, with a limited edition of six million bills thrown into circulation. So save ’em for eBay or wait for the mythological Freedom Tower to show up on the U.S. $10 bill and start a construction and currency collection.
(Excuse any wonky formatting on this post. Life Without Buildings is iPhone-ing it in live from jury duty today. Justice!) UPDATE: Justice Served!