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Monday links

It’s Anne Frank’s birthday: here’s some history and a video tour of the annex where her family hid for two years prior to their arrest.

Technologies That Replace Super Powers.

How I Caught a Contract Killer.

Ave atque vale, Adam West – here’s the Batman opening sequence and a compilation of fight scenes (Bap! Pow!).

The finalists for Shed of the Year 2017.

The literal meanings of 27 place names in the U.K.

ICYMI, Friday’s links are here, and include photos of earth from the International Space Station, knitting as an espionage tool, cooking literature’s famous meals, and how falconry shaped the English language.