The women creating community through cricket

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“Believe you can and you’re halfway there." 5/2/17

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Creating Community With Spain’s All-Female Cricket Team

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When Aïna Coscollola began working with a group of teenage girls from Pakistan who had recently moved to Barcelona, she came up with a unique approach to tackling the self-confidence and language challenges that many of these young immigrants faced: She started an all-women’s cricket team. 

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Defying Gravity With Korea’s Premier Balance Artist

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Artist Rocky Byun can find the balance point in anything: rocks, furniture, even motorcycles. As a balance artist based in Tancheon, South Korea, he creates magnificent sculptures that appear to defy gravity. With his understanding of physics and a zen-like approach to his work, Byun has found balance in his art and in life.

This Great Big Story was made in partnership with Korean Air.

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Behold the Colorful Plumage of Peru’s National Bird

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If you’re lucky enough to visit Peru’s Andean cloud forests, you may cross paths with a brightly colored bird with orange feathers and a crest. This is the gallito de las rocas, aka the Andean cock-of-the-rock, or “tunki" in Quechua. 

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