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Featured content selected by the community: Astronauts named Armstrong, babes of the Brits, Cortinarius caperatus and all that.
Black-and-white 1960 photograph of Neil Armstrong smiling in a NASA suit and resting his right hand on the tip of an X-15 aircraft
Neil Armstrong (a featured article) was an X-15 test pilot before the Apollo 11 mission made him the first human to set foot on another solar system body
This Signpost "Featured content" report covers material promoted from July 20 through August 23. Text may be adapted from the respective articles and lists; see their page histories for attribution.

Featured articles

22 featured articles were promoted this month.

Photograph of freshly picked gypsy mushrooms on a plate
Maggot-free Cortinarius caperatus mushrooms
Infographic map depicting the distances to bases at each point in the 1982 British campaign during the Falklands War
7,000 nautical miles (8,100 mi; 13,000 km) of British logistics in the Falklands War
Photograph of an adult northern gannet in flight above clear blue waters in Heligoland
Retouched photograph of Amundsen–Scott Station in Antarctica with a greenish Aurora Australis streaking across the clear night sky
Amundsen–Scott South Pole Station holds an annual screening of The Thing
Graphic representation of a binary tree with the search key, 4, highlighted
You would probably not be reading this without the binary search algorithm.
Photograph of Crater Lake depicting clear blue waters reflecting fluffy clouds with forestry peeking out in the forefront
Crater Lake, the result of Mount Mazama's volcanic collapse
Photograph of of a Roman coin struck in imitation of the coins of Philip I Philadelphus of Syria, depicting Philadelphus in left-facing profile on the obverse and sitting in his throne on the reverse
Philip I Philadelphus on a Roman coin


Correction at 14:34, 18 September 2018 (UTC): The Neil Armstrong article was co-nominated by both Kees08 and Hawkeye7, not just Kees08.

Featured lists

10 featured lists were promoted this month.

Close-up photograph of Gal Gadot with a slight smile in 2017
Israeli actress Gal Gadot was most recently added to the FHM's 100 Sexiest Women (UK)

Featured pictures

Eight featured pictures were promoted this month.

Featured topics

Four featured topics were promoted this month.

Photograph of Ramdas Pai receiving an award from then–President of India Padma Bhushan, a guard standing in the middle behind them both
Ramdas Pai (right) receiving Padma Bhushan from the President of India, Pratibha Patil (left), in March 2011

Good articles

Apart from these featured contents, 230 good articles were promoted this month.

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Photograph of a juvenile tree swallow perched atop a plant stem
Juvenile tree swallow (a featured article)