Features and admins
Approved this week
Two editors were granted admin status via the Requests for Adminship process this week: Excirial (nom) and Kww (nom).
Eight articles were promoted to featured status this week: Big Butte Creek (nom), Hurricane Hazel (nom), First Test, 1948 Ashes series (nom), Porbeagle (nom), Japanese battleship Yamato (nom), Olivia Manning (nom), The Open Boat (nom) and Myles Standish (nom).
Eleven lists were promoted to featured status this week: IWGP Junior Heavyweight Championship (nom), MusiCares Person of the Year (nom), List of National Treasures of Japan (temples) (nom), List of Sri Lankan Test cricket records (nom), 2010 Winter Olympics medal table (nom), Aurealis Award for best science fiction novel (nom), List of number-one albums of 2009 (Mexico) (nom), List of accolades received by Precious (nom), List of Nebraska Cornhuskers head football coaches (nom), List of NHL players with 50-goal seasons (nom) and List of Major League Baseball wins champions (nom).
No topics were promoted to featured status this week.
One portal was promoted to featured status this week: Portal:Biological warfare (nom).
The following featured articles were displayed on the Main Page as Today's featured article this week: A Momentary Lapse of Reason, Marsh rice rat, "Ode on Indolence", Federal Bridge Gross Weight Formula, Flag of Japan, Introduction to general relativity and Oklahoma City bombing.
Former featured pages
Four articles were delisted this week: Thou (nom), Shahbag (nom), Dalek (nom) and Texas Ranger Division (nom).
No lists were delisted this week.
No topics were delisted this week.
No portals were delisted this week.
The following featured pictures were displayed on the Main Page as picture of the day this week: A poster for El Capitan, an operetta by John Philip Sousa, George Atzerodt, Brighton Pier and Brighton Beach, 1890s photochrom print of Dresden, Broccoli, Human steroidogenesis and Ottoman machine gun corps.
No featured sounds were promoted this week.
No featured pictures were demoted this week.
Three pictures were promoted to featured status this week.
Check back for the next Signpost on December 17.