I created this thread so that people could share particularly good example of data visualizations.
This is one of my favorites:Hans Rosling's 200 Countries, 200 Years, 4 Minutes - The Joy of Stats - BBC Four
Love the Hans Rosling site!
Here's one particularly relevant to the next few weeks pre-election
Are Pop Lyrics Getting More Repetitive?- A visualization about Text Compression
The Largest Vocabulary of Hip Hop