Wikipedia:Wikipedia Signpost/2010-05-24/Features and admins

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Approved this week

Administrators

Four editors were granted admin status via the Requests for Adminship process this week: Tide rolls (nom), AlexandrDmitri (nom), Bradjamesbrown (nom) and Arsenikk (nom).

Featured pages

Eleven articles were promoted to featured status this week: The Revolution Will Not Be Televised (film) (nom), HMS Lion (1910) (nom), Grey Currawong (nom), Lemur (nom), John Lennon (nom), Halo 3: ODST (nom), Speechless (Michael Jackson song) (nom), Transandinomys bolivaris (nom), Rogue River (Oregon) (nom), Clemuel Ricketts Mansion (nom) and Guy Fawkes (nom).

Ten lists were promoted to featured status this week: Timeline of railway electrification in Norway (nom), Hugo Award for Best Novel (nom), List of Major League Baseball runs batted in champions (nom), List of Kansas State Wildcats head football coaches (nom), List of Best in Show winners of the Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show (nom), Aurealis Award for best young-adult novel (nom), List of characters in the Uncharted series (nom), Freedom Award (nom), List of Major League Baseball tie-breakers (nom) and List of Major League Baseball strikeout champions (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: David A. Johnston, Rings of Neptune, Mackinac Island, Brazilian cruiser Bahia, BP Pedestrian Bridge, Margaret Fuller and "The Beginning of the End".

Former featured pages

Four articles were delisted this week: New York City (nom), Stephen Colbert at the 2006 White House Correspondents' Association Dinner (nom), Antarctic krill (nom) and Amateur radio in India (nom).

No lists were delisted this week.

No topics were delisted this week.

No portals were delisted this week.

Featured media

The following featured pictures were displayed on the Main Page as picture of the day this week: Austroicetes vulgaris; Scene from Act V, scene 2, of Troilus and Cressida; White-fronted Bee-eater; Leeds Castle; Turkic men performing khitān; Rose Main Reading Room in the New York Public Library and 1883 chromolithograph of the Brooklyn Bridge.

One featured sound was promoted this week:

President of the United States George W. Bush speaks on the Space Shuttle Columbia disaster (nom)

No featured pictures were demoted this week.

Ten pictures were promoted to featured status this week.

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