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Virgin Atlantic tells first-class fliers: Steal our holiday salt and pepper shakers. Please.

Virgin Atlantic’s little plane-shaped salt and pepper shakers with feet were introduced 15 years ago. Now the airline tells passengers to feel free to steal (or as they put it “pinch”) the red limited-edition holiday versions from their flights.


Well, apparently the shakers — named Wilbur and Orville — are the most stolen items aboard the airline.

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Where to find good vegan food in Las Vegas? Vegans, Baby tells all
That $450-million Da Vinci? You can see it at Louvre Abu Dhabi

The museum, the only offshoot of the Louvre, opened Nov. 11. Its inaugural exhibition, “One Louvre to Another: Opening a Museum for Everyone,” will open Dec. 21. It ends April 7.

The show’s three sections will tell the story of the Louvre, with royal paintings from Versailles under King Louis XIV, the Louvre as a salon and residency for artists, and the ultimate creation of the museum.

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American themes, from Civil War to lobster bakes, set for 2018 U.S. river cruises

Retrace the footsteps of explorers Meriwether Lewis and William Clark in the Pacific Northwest, go on lobster bakes in Maine, or sail through Washington state's Puget Sound on a wine-and-dine cruise. The cruises are among 16 themed journeys being launched next year by American Cruise Lines.

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Thomas fire suspends part of Amtrak's Pacific Surfliner service, shuts resorts in Ojai and Santa Barbara

Amtrak’s rail service between Oxnard and San Luis Obispo on its popular Pacific Surfliner route continued to be shut Tuesday because of the Thomas fire raging in Ventura and Santa Barbara counties.

Trains have been suspended indefinitely from traveling to stops in Ventura, Carpinteria, Santa Barbara, Goleta, Surf, Guadalupe and Grover Beach.

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Disneyland and New York City are 2017's most Instagrammed places in the world
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