Features and admins
Approved this week
Two editors were granted admin status via the Requests for Adminship process this week: Bettia (nom) and Camw (nom).
Five bots or bot tasks were approved to begin operating this week: SoxBot II (task request), BücherBot (task request), Sambot (task request), FPBot (task request) and ListasBot (task request).
Seventeen articles were promoted to featured status this week: Malcolm X (nom), Osteochondritis dissecans (nom), Idlewild and Soak Zone (nom), Alexander Cameron Rutherford (nom), Rampart Dam (nom), Meningitis (nom), Hilary of Chichester (nom), Benjamin Morrell (nom), Operation Cobra (nom), Amanita muscaria (nom), Juan Davis Bradburn (nom), Premiere (The O.C.) (nom), SM U-66 (nom), Byzantine navy (nom), Banker horse (nom), I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings (nom) and Museum of Bad Art (nom).
Thirteen lists were promoted to featured status this week: Ed Chynoweth Cup (nom), List of Popotan episodes (nom), List of individual National Basketball Association scoring leaders (nom), List of Governors of Connecticut (nom), M.I.A. discography (nom), List of Oh My Goddess! episodes (nom), List of Puerto Rican boxing world champions (nom), List of alumni of Jesus College, Oxford: Law and government (nom), List of awards and nominations received by Dexter (nom), List of Calgary Flames draft picks (nom), List of Hot 100 number-one singles of 2006 (U.S.) (nom), Houston Rockets seasons (nom) and List of Hot 100 number-one singles of 2005 (U.S.) (nom).
No topics were promoted to featured status this week.
No portals were promoted to featured status this week.
The following featured articles were displayed on the Main Page this week as Today's featured article: Western Chalukya architecture, Mozart family grand tour, Lazare Ponticelli, Megatokyo, Chelsea F.C, The Log from the Sea of Cortez, The Chaser APEC pranks and 1960 South Vietnamese coup attempt.
Former featured pages
Five articles were delisted this week: Władysław Sikorski (nom), Dundee (nom), Isaac Newton (nom), Gunnhild, Mother of Kings (nom) and Robert A. Heinlein (nom).
One list was delisted this week: List of European Union member states by accession (nom).
No topics were delisted this week.
The following featured pictures were displayed on the Main Page this week as picture of the day: Crab spider, Along the River During the Qingming Festival, Tractor drawn aerial, The Anatomy Lesson of Dr. Nicolaes Tulp, American Tree Sparrow, Wrecked German ammunition train, First hot air balloon to carry humans and Greater Dublin Rail Network.
No media files were featured this week.
One featured picture was demoted this week: Joan of Arc statue, Notre Dame (nom).
Twenty-two pictures were promoted to featured status this week and are shown below.