Features and admins

Features and admins


Four users were granted admin status via the Requests for Adminship process this week: RockMFR (nom), Graham87 (nom), Schutz (nom) and Bduke (nom).


Sixteen bots or bot tasks were approved to begin operating this week: HermesBot (task request), Computer (task request), HermesBot (task request), Rschen7754bot (task request), SmackBot (task request), SmackBot (task request), BoricuaBot (task request), OsamaKBOT (task request), PhotoCatBot (task request), HujiBot (task request), CSDWarnBot (task request), SineBot (task request) (a replacement for the late HagermanBot), RonaldBot (task request), HBC AIV helperbot4 (task request), OverlordQBot (task request) and HermesBot (task request).

Sixteen articles were promoted to featured status last week: Plymouth Colony (nom), History of Texas A&M University (nom), Inaugural games of the Flavian Amphitheatre (nom), Attack on Sydney Harbour (nom), Jackie Chan (nom), Peru (nom), Kingdom Hearts II (nom), Sky Blue Sky (nom), Through the Looking Glass (Lost) (nom), Autism (nom), The Simpsons (nom), Confederate government of Kentucky (nom), Vkhutemas (nom), William Shakespeare (nom), Pygmy Hippopotamus (nom) and Blood Sugar Sex Magik (nom).

One article was de-featured last week: Steve Dalkowski (nom).

Thirteen lists were promoted to featured status last week: List of Shin Lupin III episodes (nom), List of gay, lesbian or bisexual people/A (nom), Hilary Duff discography (nom), No Doubt discography (nom), List of Governors of Alabama (nom), List of Aston Villa F.C. players (nom), List of tallest buildings in Boston (nom), List of winners of the Boston Marathon (nom), List of counties in New Hampshire (nom), List of counties in Maine (nom), United States Secretary of Energy (nom), List of counties in Massachusetts (nom) and Amateur Achievement Award of the ASP (nom).

One list was de-featured last week: List of tallest buildings and structures in the Paris region (nom).

No portals were promoted to featured status last week.

No topics were promoted to featured status last week.

Two sounds were promoted to featured status last week: A pond of Spring Peepers and Wood Frogs. and Roosevelt's speech after the Pearl Harbor attacks..

The following featured articles were displayed last week on the Main Page as Today's featured article: Postage stamps of Ireland, Report of 1800, Rail transport in India, Indonesia, Effects of Hurricane Isabel in Maryland and Washington, D.C., Architecture of Windows NT and Grand Duchess Olga Nikolaevna of Russia.

The following featured pictures were displayed last week on the Main Page as picture of the day: Clerid Beetle, Battle of Normandy, Along the River During Qingming Festival, Broadway Tower, Praying Mantis, Bézier curve, and Eta Carinae Nebula.

Four pictures were promoted to featured status last week and are shown below.

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