Features and admins
Approved this week
Two editors were granted admin status via the Requests for Adminship process this week: Ged UK (nom) and OverlordQ (nom).
Three bots or bot tasks were approved to begin operating this week: FrescoBot (task request), Legobot II (task request) and Yobot (task request).
Six articles were promoted to featured status this week: Port Chicago disaster (nom), Uru: Ages Beyond Myst (nom), Arthur Sifton (nom), Rhyolite, Nevada (nom), Rudolf Wolters (nom) and Surrender of Japan (nom).
Six lists were promoted to featured status this week: List of Scotland international footballers (nom), BBC Sports Personality Team of the Year Award (nom), List of St. Louis Blues head coaches (nom), List of United States Naval Academy alumni (Legislators) (nom), List of Yukon Quest competitors (nom) and List of United States Naval Academy alumni (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: Parallel computing, Gyromitra esculenta, Manchester, First-move advantage in chess, Bezhin Meadow and Proserpine.
Former featured pages
Two articles were delisted this week: Paleolithic diet (nom) and Chemical warfare (nom).
Two lists were delisted this week: Gwen Stefani discography (nom) and List of Justices of the Supreme Court of the United States (nom).
No topics were delisted this week.
The following featured pictures were displayed on the Main Page this week as picture of the day: Sultan al-Atrash, Incandescent light bulb, Dragonfly moulting, Nagoya Castle, H.M.S. Pinafore and East Frisia.
No media files were featured this week.
No featured pictures were demoted this week.
Fifteen pictures were promoted to featured status this week and are shown below.
Check back for the next Signpost on August 25.