Have you ever seen a fish make this face?
If you see it on a human, it might mean they want to be kissed. Or, if that person is in the water like these fish are, it might mean they are trying to breathe.
But fish don't breathe air, and they don't use their mouths to breathe.
Fish breathe underwater, through slits on the sides of their bodies called gills.
Maybe these fish want to kiss the person taking their picture, but probably not. Fish usually make this face when they are hungry and they think there is food nearby.
Next time you're hungry, try making this face and see if it works!
As Iran prepares to play diplomatic arch-rivals the US in the World Cup today, AFP looks at how geopolitics have spilled onto the pitch in previous World Cups: Mussolini’s ‘Blackshirts’: France v Italy, 1938 Just a year before World War II broke out, defending champions Italy arrived in France with politics taking center stage in their clash with the hosts. Championed by Italy’s then-leader, fascist dictator Benito Mussolini, the team were booed when they came onto the pitch at the stadium near Paris. Undeterred, the Italians gave the fascist salute to the crowd and played in black shirts,
California is set to build world’s largest wildlife crossing 不用再跟車子搶道！全球最大動物通道在加州 Ahighway project designed to benefit wild animals has begun construction in California. The overpass, which had its groundbreaking ceremony in April, stretches over a section of the 10-lane US 101 highway to the northwest of downtown Los Angeles. The introduction of a wildlife bridge is intended to save the lives of animals in the area, in particular the endangered mountain lion species. This part of Southern California is riddled with freeways, and over 25 mountain lions have been hit and killed here since 2002. There are now fewer than 13 mountain lions left in the area. With such a small population,
A: Hey, are you listening to Taylor Swift’s new songs? B: Yeah, she recently made history by claiming all top 10 of the Billboard Hot 100 at the same time! A: After a wait of six years, another chart-topper — Rihanna — has also released a new song. B: Six years? What a long wait. A: 你在聽泰勒絲的新歌嗎？ B: 對啊，她最近在《告示牌》排行榜創下一項歷史紀錄，同時包辦百大單曲榜前十名！ A: 另一位排行榜霸主——蕾哈娜——最近也終於推出新歌了，我都已經等了六年啦。 B: 六年？讓歌迷等太久了吧。 （By Eddy Chang, Taipei Times／台北時報張聖恩）
對話 Dialogues 家宏：妳家離捷運站遠不遠？ 宜君：不遠，我家就在捷運站附近。 家宏：那好。地圖拿來！我告訴妳。妳坐淡水線，在台北車站下車，從3號出口出去，然後往左一轉，就看見了。妳自己一個人去嗎？ 宜君：不，我跟我同學一起去。 家宏：那家百貨公司正好在打折，妳們可以好好地逛逛。 宜君：謝謝你告訴我。 Jiahong: Is it far from your home to the MRT? Yijun: Not very far. I live near the MRT. Jiahong: That’s great. Let me show you the way on the map. Take the Red / Tamsui Line, get off at Taipei Main Station, and go out at Exit 3, make a left turn, and you’re there. Are you going there by yourself? Yijun: No. I’m going with my classmate(s). Jiahong: That department store is having a sale. Enjoy and have fun! Yijun: Thanks for telling me.” 詞彙與短語 Vocabulary & Phrase 附近 (fùjìn) neighborhood 告訴 (gàosù) to tell 從 (cóng) from 往 (wǎng) toward / indicate direction 正好 (zhènghǎo) at the