New featured picture: the International Space Station, photographed by a crew member on the space shuttle Endeavour after the station and shuttle began their post-undocking separation. The undocking occurred on May 29, after Endeavour spent 11 days attached to the orbiting laboratory. For smaller window-widths, please use the horizontal scroller.
This week's "Featured content" covers Sunday 12 – Saturday 18 June
From the new featured article, medical investigations of people injured in collapsed buildings during the Blitz of London led to numerous discoveries of the mechanisms underlying renal impairment in the disease rhabdomyolysis.
From the newly featured List of World Heritage Sites in Madagascar, gradual erosion has produced vast fields of limestone spires known locally as tsingy, interspersed with dry forests, lakes and mangrove swamps inhabited by numerous endemic and threatened lemur and bird species.
From the same list, the landscape surrounding Betafo, the capital of one of four ancient kingdoms of the Betsileo people, exemplifies the traditional terraced rice paddies and irrigation systems that emerged in this part of the southern highlands in the 17th century.
Scott Zolak (nom). Nominator Wizardman says in irony, "while the great [US National Football League] quarterbacks remain in article purgatory, I bring a backup to FAC (I promise to bring a more important athlete here next time)".
John Y. Brown (1835–1904) (nom), a governor of Kentucky, whose reputation as an orator put him in high demand, and whose zealous criticism of the Know Nothing Party attracted death-threats. (Acdixon)
Mary Anning (nom), a British fossil collector, dealer, and palaeontologist who became known around the world for a number of important finds she made of the Jurassic age, including marine fossil beds at Lyme Regis, where she lived. Her work contributed to the fundamental changes in scientific thinking about prehistoric life and the history of the earth that occurred in the early 19th century, at a time when women were not even allowed to attend meetings of the Royal Geographical Society as guests. (Rusty Cashman)
Rhabdomyolysis (nom), an interesting medical condition that arises from numerous different situations, from drug abuse to being trapped under a collapsed building. It has been a personal project of JFW's since 2007.
Monty Hall problem (nom) was delisted for reasons of prose, referencing, stability, POV and MOS compliance.
Bison skull pile (nom; related article), a photograph from the mid-1870s of a pile of American bison skulls waiting to be ground for fertiliser, restored by User:PawełMM, and modified by User:Chick Bowen after reviewers debated the visual resolution—the issue that had led to the delisting of the image (photographer unknown).