What Are Your Favorite Data Visualizations in Recent Memory?

It's time for a reader discussion, open thread, etc. Today's question is:

What are your favorite data visualizations in recent memory?

It can be something I've posted or it can be something I missed. To get your memory going, you might want to go through the archives. Are there any visualizations that made you stop and go wow?

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