Best of CH 2013: Most Popular

Build-your-own bikes, 3D-printed sex toys, cauliflower rice, architectural Lego and more stories that racked up the page views this year

Looking back on 2013, from boundary-pushing ideas from both established and up-and-coming artists and designers to new series like Off Piste and Scene, By All, it’s been a big year. What’s remained consistent, however, is our loyal audience that spans all over the world—and they do know best. Here are the stories from the past year that were the most read—an eclectic mix of topics …

Arctic Trench

Outdoor enthusiasts who want apparel with a modern, sophisticated style will appreciate Aether’s Arctic Trench, an ultra-strealimed parka that packs incredible functionality. Whether out on an urban adventure or dogsledding in northern Sweden, elements like zippered hand-warmer pockets, a seam-sealed construction, tons of high quality insulation (even in the hood) and a waterproof exterior will keep you nice and warm when you’re on the go.

Summit, Apex, Space and Allroad

We test the latest from Aether during a weekend in Aspen with Audi

On a trip to Aspen this past weekend with Audi we had another chance to drive the 2013 Allroad plus a couple days on the hill which we used as an opportunity to test out the latest mountain sports gear from Aether Apparel. The two brands made a fine pairing grounded in their shared attention to details, style and performance. While the Audi easily handled …