Step outside lately and it feels like you’re cooking. Step inside and you’re bound to look a little pink, especially if you skipped the sunscreen. The feeling is familiar: Hot, stingy red skin. But what’s actually happening when we get a sunburn?
Can birds get a sunburn on a hot day?
After a cold winter, Minnesotans love soaking up the sun, at least, until the sunburn sets in. The pain, the swelling, the peeling — the price we pay for a summer glow. But what exactly is sunburn?