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Across Washington State, hydroelectric dams are blocking salmon as they migrate to their spawning grounds. Enter the salmon cannon. Ingrid Taylar/Flickr hide caption

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The Salt

The Salmon Cannon: Easier Than Shooting Fish Out Of A Barrel

Alarmed by the rapid decline of wild salmon populations, a company has invented a novel way to help migratory fish over blocked rivers. It uses air pressure to fire them out of a cannon.

DJ Jazzy Jeff and the Fresh Prince said it themselves: There's no need to argue. Jive Records/YouTube hide caption

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All Songs Considered

The Good Listener: Parents Just Don't Understand?

Thoughts on a timeless question: "How do you get your parents to respect the music of today?"

Farandole The Gentlemen Losers 0:26

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    The Gentlemen Losers
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    Dustland
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Thames Town Hauschka 0:59

Attack the Doctor Blockhead 0:39

Cross the Ocean Helios 0:32

Electricity (Instrumental) Talking Heads 0:09

Everybody's Gotta Learn Sometimes Beck 1:27

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    Everybody's Gotta Learn Sometimes
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    Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind
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Ijiraq Dawn of Midi 0:59

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This hangout spot in East Baltimore — like the rest of the city's outdoor spaces — now comes with a police-enforced nighttime age limit. Children under 14 must be indoors by 9 p.m. each night, all year long. Kids age 14-16 can stay out a little later, until 10 p.m. on school nights and 11 p.m. on other nights. Courtesy of Brian O'Doherty hide caption

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Silly Wasn't I Valerie Simpson 0:10

I Want To Feel Good, Pt. 2 The Bad Plus

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Adventures of Alvin and Lance Explosions in the Sky & David Wingo 0:16

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Cumbion De Las Aves Chancha Via Circuito

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