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  • Built in 1908, the Gamble House was designed by architects Greene & Greene, for use by David and Mary Gamble (of Procter & Gamble fame) as a winter residence.
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    - Each year, 25,000 visitors flock to the Gamble House, an architectural masterpiece built in 1908.
Winchester Mystery House in San Jose is a popular tourist attraction.
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Winchester Dark

Winchester Mystery House, a famed San Jose tourist trap and historical curiosity, offers rare opportunities to tour the (haunted?) mansion after dark — and alone.

Carol Queen, the staff sexologist at Good Vibrations, holds a 1940s-era Niagara vibrator, part of the store’s extensive collection of antique sex toys.
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Great Vibrations

It’s the sex-positive, queer-friendly, feminist atmosphere at Good Vibrations that's allowed the grandmother of vibrator shops to thrive in San Francisco for three decades.

Guests freefall aboard a ride vehicle in Disneyland’s Guardians of the Galaxy — Mission: Breakout!, which recently was updated from the former Twilight Zone Tower of Terror.
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Theme Park Thrill

How do you keep a multimillion-dollar theme park investment fresh for new generations of visitors?