“The nation is currently counting down to next Tuesday when Emperor Akihito, 85, will make history by become the first Japanese monarch in centuries to abdicate, bringing to an end the era known as Heisei.” Cans of air of an outgoing era go on sale in Japan ahead of new emperor. (I wish I had hoarded of few cans of air before November of 2016…)

+ An ape using a smartphone. (And no, this isn’t another story about Trump and Twitter…)