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We looked inside some of the tweets by @NPR and here's what we found interesting.

Inside 100 Tweets

Time between tweets:
4 hours
Average replies
15
Average retweets
53
Average likes
195
Tweets with photos
10 / 100
Tweets with videos
19 / 100
Tweets with links
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Rankings (sorted by number of followers)

4. in country United States and category Daily News

15. in category Daily News

15. in country United States and category Media

64. in category Media

168. in country United States

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4 days ago
At this time 50 years ago, millions watched the Saturn V rocket launch Apollo 11 astronauts to space, hoping to complete a crewed moon landing. 🚀#Apollo50th

At this time 50 years ago, millions watched the Saturn V rocket launch Apollo 11 astronauts to space, hoping to complete a crewed moon landing. 🚀#Apollo50th

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7 minutes ago

When Disney and director Jon Favreau asked Hans Zimmer to score their hyper-realistic 2019 remake of "The Lion King," Zimmer knew he wanted a fresh way to revamp the music.

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33 minutes ago
(3/3) Driving on the moon is way more extreme than off-roading on Earth: there's 6 times less gravity –– if you hit a rock, you'll go flying.

So engineers created airless tires made of springy, woven steel wire –– paving the way for today's "spring tire." https://n.pr/2Y3wgEC 

(3/3) Driving on the moon is way more extreme than off-roading on Earth: there's 6 times less gravity –– if you hit a rock, you'll go flying. So engineers created airless tires made of springy, woven steel wire –– paving the way for today's "spring tire." https://n.pr/2Y3wgEC 

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33 minutes ago
(2/3) After 3 astronauts died in the Apollo 1 fire, NASA set out to make everything in the command module less flammable –– including spacesuits.

The solution came in a heat-resistant material called PBI. 

Today, it's found in firefighting suits. 🚒

(2/3) After 3 astronauts died in the Apollo 1 fire, NASA set out to make everything in the command module less flammable –– including spacesuits. The solution came in a heat-resistant material called PBI. Today, it's found in firefighting suits. 🚒

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33 minutes ago
(1/3) Freeze-dried foods weren't invented for Apollo –– but they changed dramatically because of it.

A favorite? Shrimp cocktails. 🍤

"It's got a little bit of spice to it, and shrimp hydrates really well," says Charles Bourland, a food scientist who worked on the program.

(1/3) Freeze-dried foods weren't invented for Apollo –– but they changed dramatically because of it. A favorite? Shrimp cocktails. 🍤 "It's got a little bit of spice to it, and shrimp hydrates really well," says Charles Bourland, a food scientist who worked on the program.

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33 minutes ago

🚀 THREAD: Hundreds of thousands of people created and improved on technology that led us to the moon and back. Now, a lot of that tech has trickled down to the public. From freeze-dried food to spring tires, here are 3 bona fide space program spinoffs:

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an hour ago
The Apollo 11 crew was minutes from landing on the moon... when computer alarms started to sound.

Engineers who worked on the mission told @WBUR @npratc in 1999 what those moments were like before touchdown. #todayinhistory #Apollo50 https://n.pr/2Y4ohai 

The Apollo 11 crew was minutes from landing on the moon... when computer alarms started to sound. Engineers who worked on the mission told @WBUR @npratc in 1999 what those moments were like before touchdown. #todayinhistory #Apollo50 https://n.pr/2Y4ohai 

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2 hours ago

Research published in The Lancet found that cavities affect: - 95% of 12-year-olds in the Philippines - 7 in 10 children in India - nearly 1 in every 3 Brazilians

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3 hours ago

Former Vice President Joe Biden's health care proposal that he put forward earlier this week is much more ambitious than the Affordable Care Act. And despite its incremental label, would make some very controversial changes.

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3 hours ago

Americans may not have to go another Christmas without the once beloved toy store.

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🎥 review: "Life and a loving wife have beveled Crosby's sharp edges, but to its credit 'David Crosby: Remember My Name' doesn't tie the musician up in a contented end-of-life bow."

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3 hours ago

The heat wave is covering the Central Plains from Eastern Colorado into Kansas, and extending up to the Great Lakes. It's expected to blanket much of the East Coast from Virginia up through New York City.

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4 hours ago
In 1969, Greg Force lived in Guam, where his father, Charles Force, worked as the director of a NASA tracking station that helped connect the capsule with NASA Mission Control for voice communication. #Apollo50 https://n.pr/2XZuUul 

In 1969, Greg Force lived in Guam, where his father, Charles Force, worked as the director of a NASA tracking station that helped connect the capsule with NASA Mission Control for voice communication. #Apollo50 https://n.pr/2XZuUul 

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4 hours ago

Since its founding in 1981, Kyoto Animation has produced several popular shows, including "The Melancholy of Haruhi Suzumiya" and "Lucky Star."

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5 hours ago

The two House committees questioning Robert Mueller next week are dividing up their questioning: the Intelligence Committee will focus on Russian election interference, while the Judiciary Committee will focus on alleged obstruction of justice.

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6 hours ago

In the Philippines, 95% of 12-year-olds have tooth decay. And cavities affect 7 in 10 kids in India, one-third of Tanzanian teens and nearly 1 in 3 Brazilians. Those statistics are the focus of recent study on widespread, neglected oral disease.

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7 hours ago

🚀 Fifty years ago, the Apollo 11 crew made it all the way to the moon and back. The mission was possible because of a diverse team of engineers, austronauts and mathematicians. It was also possible because of a 10-year-old boy.

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8 hours ago

Analysis: President Trump used white grievance to fuel his political rise. The racist rhetoric he leaned into this week suggests his reelection campaign won't be any different.

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In a Friday email titled "Make Straws Great Again," President Trump's campaign manager wrote: "Now you can finally be free from liberal paper straws."

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10 hours ago

Rep. Ilhan Omar was greeted with cheers and chants of "welcome home Ilhan" as she returned to her district in Minnesota on Thursday.

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11 hours ago

The Netherlands' Supreme Court has ruled that the country's troops are 10% to blame for the deaths of 350 Muslim men and boys after the fall of the Bosnian enclave of Srebrenica.

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