Summer started this morning at 12:24 EDT – here’s some solstice science, history, poetry and music. Related: Fridgehenge: to celebrate the solstice, British guy recreates Stonehenge using old refrigerators.
Hawaiian Style: The History of the Aloha Shirt.
How to Have a Healthy Summer: advice from 1656.
You’ve Got Quail: Why Thousands of Rural Mail Carriers Count Roadside Wildlife Every Year.
ICYMI, Friday’s links are here, and include the science of whiskey flavors, the anniversary of Waterloo (with a Lego re-enactment), the art of Soviet children’s literature, and, for Father’s Day, a selection of parenting advice from Homer Simpson.