Travel in Shelby, NC

The sun is shining. The kids are out of school. It’s time to pack up the pool bag because summer is here! As much as we love to soak up the sun on a hot summer day, it’s important to remember to protect your skin from the harmful and damaging rays. Here are a few friendly reminders of best practices for the summer sun
Apply sunblock SPF 30+ every two hours or after swimming
Wear SPF-protected clothing or a t-shirt or cover-up when…

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Crossing time zones disrupts your body’s natural circadian rhythm (your 24-hour clock), causing you to experience symptoms of jet lag, including exhaustion, disturbed sleep patterns, headaches and indigestion. While jet lag may be an inevitable (annoyance) of traveling, there are some easy steps you can take to lessen the symptoms and start enjoying your trip
Stay hydrated. Drink water. Avoid too much caffeine or alcohol, which…

When Harry and Ron listened to Hagrid's advice to "follow the spiders" in Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets, they found themselves at the center of an arachnophobic nightmare as the Acromantula Aragog and its brood descended upon the young wizards. As terrifying as that must have been, spiders in the real world are much more interesting and unique than they are dangerous and deadly. Case in point, a new species of spider described by Javed Ahmed, Rajashree Khalap, and Sumukha J…