Features and admins

Features and admins

Administrators

Five users were granted admin status via the Requests for Adminship process this week: CapitalR (nom), Horologium (nom), Peteforsyth (nom), Daniel J. Leivick (nom), and Philosopher (nom).

Bots

Seven bots or bot tasks were approved to begin operating this week: AndersBot (task request), Ginosbot (task request), Addbot (task request), LaaknorBot (task request), Addbot (task request), FiriBot (task request), and LinkFA-Bot (task request).

Featured pages

Twelve articles were promoted to featured status last week: Oil shale (nom), Yao Ming (nom), Age of Empires (nom), Boydell Shakespeare Gallery (nom), Nebular hypothesis (nom), Interstate 70 in Utah (nom), Degrassi: The Next Generation (nom), 2005 ACC Championship Game (nom), Marjory Stoneman Douglas (nom), and Battle of Tassafaronga (nom).

Twelve lists were promoted to featured status last week: List of tallest buildings in Houston (nom), Metallica discography (nom), List of National Parks of Canada (nom), 1976 Summer Olympics medal count (nom), The Simpsons (season 5) (nom), List of East Carolina Pirates head football coaches (nom), List of Israeli cities (nom), Blue Heelers (season 13) (nom), Timeline of prehistoric Scotland (nom), Bloc Party discography (nom), Philadelphia Phillies seasons (nom), and List of Houston Rockets first and second-round draft picks (nom).

One topic was promoted to featured status last week: The Legend of Zelda titles (nom).

One portal was promoted to featured status last week: Portal:Wales (nom).

The following featured articles were displayed last week on the Main Page as Today's featured article: Prince's Palace of Monaco, BAE Systems, Anabolic steroids, Discovery Expedition, Satyajit Ray, The Third of May 1808, and Huldrych Zwingli.

Former featured pages

Two articles were delisted last week: The Office (U.S. TV series) (nom) and Final Fantasy VII (nom).

No lists were delisted last week.

Featured media

The following featured pictures were displayed last week on the Main Page as picture of the day: Northern Elephant Seals, Steam turbine, American Black Vulture, Trepanation, Alten Strom canal in Warnemünde, Caterpillar of Spurge Hawk-moth and Upper Antelope Canyon.

No sounds were featured last week.

No featured pictures were demoted last week.

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




Also this week:
  • Wikiversity interview
  • WikiWorld
  • News and notes
  • In the news
  • Dispatches
  • Features and admins
  • Technology report
  • Arbitration report

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