Summer officially starts next week with the solstice, even though school is already out, and the temperatures have been high for months. But we’ve got a lot of summer ahead of us, so we may as well learn something new from Mental Floss about our favorite summer activities. This episode of Scatterbrained has trivia about ice cream, summer travel, used tea, and more. John Green has some handy tips to make summer easier. Learn the history of the state fair. And don’t forget your sunscreen!