Gregor Aisch and Larry Buchanan for the New York Times visualized Olympic medal dominance with a streamgraph for each event. Time is on the horizontal axis, and each stack represents a country. The greater the height is at any point, the more medals the country won that year. Nice labels, too.
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Data Underload #17: Famous Movie Quotes, p. 2
Carpe diem. Seize the data, boys. Make your lives extraordinary.
How the Average Working Adult Spends Days
This is what you get when you add up all the days the average American adult spends sleeping, eating, commuting, and doing other activities.
When People Find a New Job
Looking at the 100 most common jobs people switched to, a timeline comes into view when we adjust the relative switch rates by age.