1. Behold the first trailer, which contains many geek out-worthy elements:
3. Evangeline Lilly as Tauriel!
4. This! Delightful!
6. Thorin finally cutting loose and having fun
7. And a first look at Smaug the dragon
- Donald Trump promised insurance for everyone this weekend, but Senate Republicans say they assume he misspoke.
- President Barack Obama shortened Chelsea Manning's 35-year sentence for leaking documents to WikiLeaks. She'll be freed in May.
- Blue Lies Matter: Video finally proved that police officers lie — and why they get away with it.
- A Toronto man is on a mission to bathe at a different stranger's house every day this month. And so far, so good 🛀