Charts are wonderful; I’m a fan.
The Economist’s Graphicdetail blog provides some good examples of their use and power.
14 ways an Economist says I love you is pretty funny; most of Liz Fosslien’s other charts are worth checking out too.
The ilovecharts tumblr is much higher traffic and has more mixed quality, but it is well worth checking out if you’re willing to sift through some of the less interesting stuff. It stretches the meaning of the word ‘chart’ sometimes, but that’s okay. It doesn’t bother me. I couldn’t care less. Really.