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Features and admins

By Ian Manka and RoyBoy, 28 August 2006

Administrators

Eight users were granted admin status last week: Larry V (nom), Zsinj (nom), GIen (nom), TomTheHand (nom), Deville (nom), Eagle 101 (nom), NawlinWiki (nom) and Kpjas (nom).

Featured Content

Sixteen articles were featured last week: Globular cluster (nom), The Wire (TV series) (nom), Oceanic whitetip shark (nom), Summer of '42 (nom), Tahirih Justice Center (nom), German occupation of Luxembourg in World War I (nom), Chrono Cross (nom), Macedonia (terminology) (nom), Ecclesiastical heraldry (nom), Eurovision Song Contest (nom), Don Dunstan (nom), The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy (radio series) (nom), Concerto delle donne (nom), Padmé Amidala (nom), Final Fantasy VII (nom) and New Carissa (nom).

Five articles were de-featured last week: Platypus, Dawson's Creek, Kibbutz, Nineteen Eighty-Four, Coronation Street and Pet skunk.

No portals reached featured status last week.

Two lists reached featured list status last week: List of Delaware hurricanes and List of Sites of Special Scientific Interest in Cleveland.

The following featured articles were displayed last week on the Main Page as Today's featured article: Sesame Street, IG Farben Building, Watchmen, Gregorian chant, Mercury, Indian Institutes of Technology and The Illuminatus! Trilogy.

The following featured pictures were displayed last week on the Main Page as the pictures of the day: Lower Manhattan, 1906 San Francisco Earthquake, Old Saint Paul's, giant grouper, Flinders Street Station, Cueva de las Manos and Greylag Goose.

Nine pictures reached featured picture status last week:


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