In the fun things to learn department Lauren Klein has her syllabus up for her data visualization class. Very cool.
This image is one of several that come from Flowing Data–take a look: Explorations of real-world traffic
HT to FlowingData
Flowing Data is a great website on data visualization, which is something I care a lot about. He has a summary print of UN data available to view and purchase. I highly recommend, as the Environment graphic, clipped above, has me thinking about some research.
Amanda Fox, graphics editor for the NYT, gave a presentation that is well worth reading and downloading.