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By The Herald, Adam Cuerden, and Hafspajen
This Signpost "Featured content" report covers material promoted from 10 to 16 November 2014. Anything in quotation marks is taken from the respective articles and lists; see their page histories for attribution.

Featured articles

Four featured articles were promoted this week.

File:Paddlefish USFWS.jpg
This American paddlefish comes from a 300-million-year-old lineage (Yep: older than the dinos), and is now a featured article.

Featured lists

Four featured lists were promoted this week.

The Saltford Brass Mill, which dates from the 1720s, is one of many scheduled monuments in Bath and North East Somerset.
A mass grave from the Spanish Civil War discovered in a recent excavation in Estépar, Burgos; as photographed by Wikipedian Mario Modesto Mata. These sort of documentary images are very valuable since, naturally, the general goal is to return the bodies to their families for burial after the documentation of the murders are complete, meaning there's only a short amount of time for photographers to step in and document history.

Featured pictures

Eleven featured pictures were promoted this week.

Winslow Homer's The Gulf Stream
Wikipedian Francis C. Franklin's photograph of a great tit.
Roses by Vincent van Gogh
Toompea Castle, as photographed by Abrget47j.
Selfoss, a waterfall in Iceland on the river Jökulsá á Fjöllum, as photographed by Martin Falbisoner.

Featured topics

One featured topic was promoted this week.

The twenty initial members of the Council of Lithuania. The council sits at the center of a new featured topic.


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