Laurent Aigon, a waiter by trade, built his son a fully-functional flight simulator cockpit for a 737 in his room. The simulator was so accurate and well-made that it's attracted the attention of local pilots who use it for real training!
An 8-year-old girl racked up a $6k tab on her dad's apple account in one month. She was playing free games, but purchasing all the add-ons. Oops. Apple decided to reimburse her dad -- probably to avoid a homicide.