Features and admins
Approved this week
Two editors were granted admin status via the Requests for Adminship process this week: HJ Mitchell (nom) and Shirik (nom).
Nine articles were promoted to featured status this week: 2009 Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup Final (nom), War of the Bavarian Succession (nom), Central London Railway (nom), Oryzomys couesi (nom), Gustav Mahler (nom), Battle of the Cedars (nom), USS President (1800) (nom), David A. Johnston (nom) and Battle of Pulo Aura (nom).
Six lists were promoted to featured status this week: List of North Carolina hurricanes (2000–present) (nom), List of South Africa women Twenty20 International cricketers (nom), 82nd Academy Awards (nom), 2010 Winter Paralympics medal table (nom), List of accolades received by Inglourious Basterds (nom) and List of Final Fantasy video games (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 as Today's featured article this week: Ba Cut, "Paranoid Android", "The Joy of Sect", Tropical Storm Barry, Giovanni Villani and Karl Aloys zu Fürstenberg.
Former featured pages
Five articles were delisted this week: Kochi, India (nom), Alison Krauss (nom), Military history of France (nom), Adriaen van der Donck (nom) and Amateur radio direction finding (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: caricature of Idi Amin, Sedum rubrotinctum, carpenter ant, Nazi Party campaign poster for the 1932 Reichstag election, poster for the Barnum & Bailey Circus from 1900, animated volume rendering of a mouse skull and an illustration from the encyclopedia Nouveau Larousse illustré showing various methods of lighting through the ages.
No featured sounds were promoted this week.
No featured pictures were demoted this week.
Seven pictures were promoted to featured status this week.
Check back for the next Signpost on July 28.