Kiln and the Guardian explored the 100-year history of passenger air travel, and to kick off the interactive is an interactive map that uses live flight data from FlightStats. The map shows all current flights in the air right now. Nice.
Be sure to click through all the tabs. They're worth the watch and listen, with a combination of narration, interactive charts, and old photos.
And of course, if you like this, you'll also enjoy Aaron Koblin's classic Flight Patterns.