Features and admins
Approved this week
7 ( nom) was promoted to administrator. Xeno was made a bureaucrat.
The following featured articles were displayed on the Main Page as
Today's featured article:
Baltimore City College, a public college-preparatory high school in Baltimore, Maryland, United States
, a species of shrub or tree of the genus Banksia in the Proteaceae family Banksia prionotes
Cyclone Gonu, the strongest tropical cyclone on record in the Arabian Sea
The Beatles: Rock Band, a music video game developed by Harmonix Music Systems "
The Open Boat", a short story by American author Stephen Crane
Helmut Lent, a German night fighter ace in World War II who shot down 110 aircraft, 103 of them at night
Edwin P. Morrow, the 40th Governor of Kentucky.
Promoted and former featured pages
Seven articles were promoted to
featured status: No Line on the Horizon ( nom), 1910 London to Manchester air race ( nom), Halkett boat ( nom), SMS Helgoland ( nom), Loggerhead sea turtle ( nom), Horses in World War I ( nom) and Symphony No. 8 (Mahler) ( nom).
lists were promoted to featured status: Grammy Award for Best Alternative Music Album ( nom), 1991 College Baseball All-America Team ( nom), List of Honorary Fellows of Keble College, Oxford ( nom), 1966 NBA Expansion Draft ( nom), Atlantic Coast Conference Men's Basketball Coach of the Year ( nom), Hugo Award for Best Novella ( nom).
articles were delisted: S-mine ( nom) and Henry James ( nom).
pictures were demoted. 1958 Corvette ( nom) was delisted because it lacks sharpness and is no longer "used in a meaningful and encyclopedic manner"; Hansom cab ( nom) was delisted because of its small resolution.
Twelve pictures were promoted to
Jesse Jackson in 1983
A knight's tour
A 2600 series car in the Chicago transit system
Main circuits of the basal ganglia
This and the next six photographs are a featured set. They depict the scales which compose the wings of the Inachis io butterfly.
Closeup of the scales
High magnification of the scales
This and the next four images were taken with an electron microscope. This image is approximately 50× magnification.
Approximately 200× magnification