Twenty-three articles were promoted to featured status last week: Political history of medieval Karnataka (nom), Rudolph Cartier (nom), God Hates Us All (nom), Texas A&M University (nom), Cougar (nom), Herne Bay, Kent (nom), Eyes of the Insane (nom), Webley Revolver (nom), Styracosaurus (nom), Report of 1800 (nom), Æthelbald of Mercia (nom), Amanita phalloides (nom), Gwen Stefani (nom), Kevin Pietersen (nom), Evolution (nom), Aquaman (TV program) (nom), Derry City F.C. (nom), Westgate-on-Sea (nom), Coonskin (film) (nom), Vagrant Story (nom), Film Booking Offices of America (nom), New York City (nom), Rings of Jupiter (nom).
Seven lists were promoted to featured status last week: List of Queensland Roar FC players (nom), List of cetaceans (nom), List of Carolina Panthers first-round draft picks (nom), List of WWE Cruiserweight Champions (nom), Indian national cricket captains (nom), 2007 Cricket World Cup squads (nom), 2004 NBA Draft (nom).
No portals were promoted to featured status last week.
No sounds were promoted to featured status last week.
The following featured articles were displayed last week on the Main Page as Today's featured article: Excel Saga, Frank Klepacki, Jupiter, Battle of Midway, Atheism, Aaron Sorkin, Flag of Portugal, and Cougar.
The following featured pictures were displayed last week on the Main Page as picture of the day: Oscar (fish), Bassoon, Helix Nebula, Western honey bee, Hrant Dink, Osprey, Torre Agbar, Natural Satellite.
Four pictures were promoted to featured status last week:
9 users were granted admin status via the Requests for Adminship process this week: Black Falcon (nom), Goodnightmush (nom), DoomsDay349 (nom), David Eppstein (nom), Jmlk17 (nom), Beetstra (nom), KrakatoaKatie (nom), Pax:Vobiscum (nom), Fvasconcellos (nom).
10 bots or bot tasks were approved to begin operating this week: HermesBot (task request), AMbot (task request), DeadBot (task request), R Delivery Bot (task request), AutocracyBot (task request), OsamaKBOT (task request), HBC RenameClerkBot (task request), MadmanBot (task request), Seedbot (task request), Polbot (task request).