Business Insider’s photo and graphics teams captured a lot of 2018’s ups and downs through original visuals.
Our coverage included everything from the floor plans of Jeff Bezos mansion, to Kim Jong Un’s family tree, to photos of our Border Patrol ride-along at the US-Mexico border.
The space between Earth and the moon is mind-boggling. This graphic reveals just how big it is — and what’s out there.
7 big health myths that were debunked in 2018
How solstice works and why it starts both summer and winter
Elon Musk and SpaceX are building a monster rocket for Mars. Here’s how big it is compared to 20 familiar objects.
Mount Sinai teamed up with the designers who created projects for Nike and Beyonce to build a futuristic, new clinic — and it’s reimagining how healthcare is delivered
Ohio ‘heartbeat bill’ could ban abortions before most women know they’re pregnant
Mars colonists will get blasted with radiation levels 8 times higher than government limits — here’s what they’re up against
To survive on Mars, we need a ‘technology that replaces what the Earth does.’ This tube might be NASA’s best hope.
A top movie actor reveals how he learns different accents.
This chart shows how long it took all 15 EGOT winners to get their awards, and John Legend was one of the fastest
Almost all the royal families of Europe are related to each other. This family tree shows how they share a single ancestor.
Prince William and Prince Harry are the most famous members of a family that goes back 100 years — see the British monarchy’s full family tree.
‘I can’t feel my body right now’: Goldman Sachs held its annual Wiffle ball tournament and it got a little competitive.
Investment banks are waging a war for star talent in 2018. Here are the banks that won — and the banks that lost.
It took Warren Buffett over 25 years to reach a milestone that Jeff Bezos and Mark Zuckerberg hit in under 2 years.
We did the maths to calculate exactly how much money billionaires and celebrities like Jeff Bezos and Kylie Jenner make an hour.
We compared the UK’s favourite chocolate to the version that’s sold in the US — and we were surprised by what we found.
The most popular Thanksgiving dishes around the US.
We stayed in one of the largest pyramids in the world, a Bass Pro Shops-owned lodge filled with alligators, swamps, and rumours of an ancient curse. Here’s what it was like.
The ultimate guide to travelling around the world, from how to pack your suitcase to how much you’ll be paying for a beer.
We went inside 3 of the most beautiful bars in New York City — and the winner was clear.
The US is split into more than a dozen ‘belts’ defined by industry, weather, and even health.
Take a tour of Chicago’s most expensive neighbourhood, which is home to a 120-year-old restaurant and a street full of diamond shops.
The new Salesforce Tower is the tallest building in San Francisco, but it’s not much taller than the Eiffel Tower.
9 maps show how different LGBTQ rights are around the world.
Charts show how much more men make than women.
A day in Chico, California: Photos show how survivors are helping each other cope and keep warm after their harrowing escapes from the Camp Fire.
Photos from the ground of Tropical Storm Florence, which caused catastrophic flooding and damage.
This diagram shows exactly how the Thai soccer team was rescued from the cave.
We went on a Border Patrol ride-along in one of the most heavily crossed areas on the US-Mexico border — here’s what happened.
A journey along the entire 1,933-mile US-Mexico border shows the monumental task of securing it.
Amazon is building a second headquarters in Arlington, Virginia — here’s a look at CEO Jeff Bezos’ nearby mansion, which is undergoing $US12 million in renovations.
Amazon apparently knew for months that it would split up its second headquarters.
‘Amazon has got to go’: Protesters swarmed City Hall as New York’s city council held a contentious hearing about Amazon’s HQ2 deal.
The iPhone XS Max is an absolutely gorgeous phone, but it proves that bigger isn’t always better.
Jared Kushner finally got his top-secret security clearance — this handy graphic explains how federal security clearances really work.
The height differences between all the US presidents and first ladies.
Mystery children, sibling rivalries, and sudden disappearances: This is Kim Jong Un’s family tree.
The Trump administration admitted the lowest number of refugees the US has accepted 40 years — here’s what people go through to make it to the US.
The 8 people who were in the room when Donald Trump Jr. met with the Russian lawyer at Trump Tower to get dirt on Clinton.
The Michael Cohen controversy reached a climax as he pleaded guilty to federal crimes and implicated Trump — here’s a full timeline of events.
The final count of which senators voted to confirm Brett Kavanaugh.
The results of the midterm elections.
The diverging midterm results show there’s a growing political chasm in America. And both parties look like they’re digging in.
How the Trump administration looked at the end of 2017 and how it looks at the end of 2018.
People have mocked Silicon Valley’s favourite meal replacement as being out of touch — now its new CEO is determined to win over sceptics who shop at Walmart.
A report from the Fremont Police Department, received by Business Insider, showed more than 300 911 calls made from Tesla’s Fremont facility between January 2016 and March 2018. We compared that number to 911 calls made from GM’s Lake Orion factory in the same time period.
911 calls from Facebook employees reveal everything from a Mace attack to demands to see Zuckerberg — and it’s a chilling new reality for Silicon Valley.
Leaked Andreessen Horowitz data reveals how much Silicon Valley startup execs really get paid, from CEOs to Sales VPs.
This $US200 ring packs every fitness-tracking feature you’d want into a tiny package — here’s what it can do.
Everything you need to know about curling.
These were the fastest sports at the Winter Olympics.
A celebrity fitness trainer reveals 3 dynamic ab, arm, and glute moves you can do at home.
I tried electric shock therapy —and it was one of the wildest experiences I’ve ever had in a workout.
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