Bug fixes and fireworks. Mojang have announced the first snapshot for Minecraft 1.11.1. - snapshot 16w50a
The patch includes changes to combat mechanics and weapons. Bow firing and durability have been adjusted, by making the Mending and Infinity enchantments incompatible with one another. A new sword enchantment is also available.
Although the main focus of the patch is on bug fixing, 'tis the season to give, and so it includes some new features, however minor, in time for the Holidays. Keep an eye out for fireworks, as they have a new use, and of course - handle them with care.
In this latest update, Minecraft goes eco-friendly, with the added option of recycling it's various tools and items via furnace, and offers a small compensation for your contribution.