We looked inside some of the tweets by @NPR and here's what we found interesting.
Inside 100 Tweets
The spotted lanternfly first appeared in the U.S. five years ago. Now there are hordes of them spreading across Pennsylvania — with experts saying they'll likely reach most of the country eventually.
And the bugs are hitting vineyards especially hard. https://n.pr/30hfq6c
Benjamin Netanyahu, Israel's longest-serving prime minister, faces his toughest political battle in decades, as the country holds unprecedented repeat elections Tuesday.
Here's what you need to know. https://n.pr/30kwVSX
Philip Connors has spent 17 summers as a fire lookout.
His tools — binoculars, maps and notebooks — have gone virtually unchanged since the first fire lookouts were built in the early 1900s.
But can new technology replace a human's watch? https://n.pr/2AqdRZg
#TodayInHistory 1965: The Nat’l Farm Workers Assoc (founded by Cesar Chavez + @DoloresHuerta) joined Filipino American grape workers in Delano, CA to strike against low pay/poor conditions. Hear Chavez reflect on the power of nonviolence for @npratc in '72. #HispanicHeritageMonth
When a schoolteacher named Úrsula Hilaria Celia de la Caridad Cruz Alfonso replaced Myrta Silva as the singer of La Sonora Matancera in 1950, something cracked in Cuban popular music. https://n.pr/2Amrf0j
Yes, a Supreme Court justice can be impeached. But it's unlikely.
It has happened only once in U.S. history — more than 200 years ago with Justice Samuel Chase — but he wasn't actually removed from office. https://n.pr/2AqCRzj
The cause of preeclampsia in pregnant women is still unknown. But one scientific review found that taking a prenatal, low-dose aspirin can cut the risk of developing the life-threatening condition by 24%. https://n.pr/2Amb2s1
In "The Education of Brett Kavanaugh," two New York Times reporters detail what's already known about the Supreme Court justice — and extend the investigation into parts of his history and events alleged to have taken place. https://n.pr/30nOthc
📅 Join @NPRDina, host of "I'll Be Seeing You," a new series about technology and surveillance, for a #RedditAMA on Wednesday. The first episode is about the mysterious death of hacker Adrian Lamo.
She'll start answering questions at 2:30 p.m. Eastern.
The FCC estimates at least a third of people living on tribal lands don't have access to high-speed Internet. But at the beginning of 2020, the agency will let tribes apply for available broadband spectrum ahead of commercial companies. https://n.pr/2AkWqco
Journey's "Don't Stop Believin'" is the go-to anthem for perseverance that has itself persevered 38 years after its release, weaving its way into weddings, bar mitzvahs, graduations, the 2005 World Series and Glee. https://n.pr/30qDC5X
A court ruled that all aspects of North Carolina's legislative mapmaking process need to be public.
To make the process more transparent, redistricting negotiations were livestreamed on YouTube and forbidden outside of public view. https://n.pr/2AjQErA
The price of vanilla is 10 times higher than it was just a few years ago. That's brought unimaginable wealth to local villages in Madagascar, where 80% of the world's vanilla is grown. It's also brought new problems. https://n.pr/2AknsAK
More than 3 million women nationwide reported that their first sexual experience was rape, according to a new study, which surveyed women aged 18 to 44. https://n.pr/30l1OH1
Philip Connors is one of ten fire lookouts in New Mexico's Gila National Forest. During the summers, they wait and watch for smoke.
But what's lost when technology takes over?
"I think we lose some deeper wisdom and connection with the landscape."https://n.pr/30gw4Tu
Tensions between the U.S. and Iran have sent oil prices surging after an attack on a Saudi oil facility over the weekend. U.S. officials are blaming Iran for the attack, but Iran has denied involvement. 📰 Read more: https://n.pr/2kojRNI
General Motors factories across the U.S. are shut down today after more than 49,000 United Auto Workers went on strike last night over failed contract talks. 📰 Read more: https://n.pr/2kjWaWF
Oil prices surged Monday following drone strikes on a Saudi oil facility over the weekend that has shut off more than half of the kingdom's daily exports — about 5% of the world's crude production. https://n.pr/30kHtl9
The deadline for remaking North Carolina's House and Senate districts is fast approaching. And the process could have massive implications statewide and nationally. https://n.pr/30icbeF
Preeclampsia is a leading cause of the high maternal mortality rate in the U.S.
Doctors say a small amount of daily aspirin can cut the risk of developing the condition in pregnancy. https://n.pr/2Ao8I3M