This Signpost "Featured content" report covers material promoted from 16 February 2014 through 22 February 2014.
Eight articles were promoted to featured status this week:
SMS Kurfürst Friedrich Wilhelm (Nominator: Parsecboy) was an early battleship of Germany's Imperial Navy. Constructed at the end of the 19th century, it served as the national fleet's flagship for several years before being deployed to China during the Boxer Rebellion. The ship was sold to the Ottoman Empire in 1910 and served in the Balkan and First World Wars before being sunk in 1915.
Josiah Willard Gibbs (Nominator: Eb.hoop) was an American scientist who made important theoretical contributions to physics, chemistry, and mathematics: his work on thermodynamics was instrumental in transforming physical chemistry into a rigorous deductive science, and he independently invented modern vector calculus.
Profumo affair (Nominator: Brianboulton) was a British political scandal that originated with a brief sexual liaison in 1961 between John Profumo, the Secretary of State for War, and Christine Keeler, a 19-year-old would-be model.
$1 Gold coin
Gold dollar (Nominator: Wehwalt) was a coin struck as a regular issue by the United States Bureau of the Mint from 1849 to 1889. The coin had three types over its lifetime, all designed by Mint Chief Engraver James B. Longacre. In terms of diameter, the Type 1 issue was the smallest United States coin ever minted.
Interstate 470 (Ohio–West Virginia) (Nominator: Admrboltz) is a 10.63-mile-long (17.11-kilometer) auxiliary Interstate Highway of I-70 that bypasses the city of Wheeling, West Virginia, in the United States. The portion of the highway in West Virginia is named the USS West Virginia Memorial Highway.
Billy Joe Tolliver (Nominator: Wizardman) is a former American football quarterback who played in the National Football League and Canadian Football League for twelve seasons. He played for six teams and appeared in 79 games, completing 891 of 1,707 passes for 10,760 yards, 59 touchdowns, and 64 interceptions.
Gods' Man (Nominator: Curly Turkey) is a wordless novel by American artist Lynd Ward, first published in 1929. In 139 captionless woodblock prints, it tells the Faustian story of an artist who signs away his soul for a magic paintbrush.
Nine pictures were promoted to featured status this week
SMS Odin (Nominator and restorationist: Adam Cuerden, art by Hugo Graf.) was a late 19th century coastal defense ship built for Germany's Imperial Navy. While the ship was active at the beginning of the First World War, it was quickly reduced to a reserve status to allow its crew to work on other ships.