Wikipedia:Wikipedia Signpost/2010-05-31/Features and admins

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Approved this week

By seresin, 31 May 2010
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Administrators

One editor was granted admin status via the Requests for Adminship process this week: Waldir (nom).

Bots

Six new bot tasks were approved this week, leaving 20 open applications.

Featured pages

Ten articles were promoted to featured status this week: Action of 1 August 1801 (nom), Cyclone Gonu (nom), Brill railway station (nom), HMAS Australia (1911) (nom), Lycoperdon echinatum (nom), Parthian Empire (nom), Henrik Sedin (nom), Banksia menziesii (nom), Keith Miller with the Australian cricket team in England in 1948 (nom) and Lemurs of Madagascar (book) (nom).

Four lists were promoted to featured status this week: List of numbered roads in Kawartha Lakes (nom), List of protected areas of Svalbard (nom), Grammy Award for Best Male Rock Vocal Performance (nom) and Spice Girls discography (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: Victoria Cross (Canada), John Churchill, 1st Duke of Marlborough, Jupiter Trojans, Iravan, Jesus College Boat Club, Tōru Takemitsu and Bronwyn Bancroft.

Former featured pages

Two articles were delisted this week: Delhi (nom) and Aleksandr Vasilevsky (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: Hakea laurina; Spotted Dove; Cornelius Vanderbilt; Tachysphex sp.; Albino American Alligator; Polyporus squamosus and Act III, Scene 6, from Le Cid.

No featured sounds were promoted this week.

One featured picture was demoted this week: Takakkaw Falls (nom).

Seven pictures were promoted to featured status this week.