The Joy of Stats with Professor Hans Rosling, an hour-long documentary from the BBC. Statistics are anything but boring, according to nine out of every ten mathematicians.
Data visualization history
Here’s an interactive overview of the milestones in the data visualizations. It’s a kitchen sink approach, so the interface is a little bit on the awkward side, but there’s a ton of information there.
The periodic table of visualization methods might be of interest as well. It’s easier to see examples of the method, but light on background information.
Flip Flop Fly Ball features loads of baseball related infographics. The game is a statistician’s wetdream and accordingly, makes for some great visuals.