Best of CH 2014: Travel

From Tokyo's skyscrapers to the Blue Ridge Mountains, a look at 10 of our favorite travel stories from 2014

Travel serves as one of the greatest sources of new ideas, perspectives and creative inspiration. Over 2014, the CH team was lucky to have ventured around the world to renowned and remote destinations alike. Adventure remained a constant theme throughout the year, which saw us taking in a tiny music festival in the Faroe Islands, speeding across the world’s largest sand desert in Saudi Arabia …

Best of CH 2014: Data Visualization

An interactive data graphic explores how our content connected last year across categories and keywords

With 2014 complete, we can now take a look back at the year from a quantified point of view. This interactive data map visualizes CH’s most commonly used keywords, which are represented as bubbles within a ring of our main content categories. Each element’s size directly reflects the number of stories associated with it, and moving your cursor throughout the graphic will reveal connections between …

Best of CH 2014: Most Popular

From a Moog Music factory tour to MINI's Superleggera Vision and Van Cleef & Arpels' Midnight Planétarium, the articles you read most this year

Sometimes it’s easy to predict what will be a hit on the internet (kitten GIFs never fail) and, while we like to think all our CH articles are equally enjoyed, some get picked up and spewed all over the web—much to our delight. (This year, some Tweets from the likes of Chris Hadfield and Neil DeGrasse Tyson gave us a healthy boost.) From watches adorned …