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!
Swiss man Pascal Prokop picked himself up a permit to install a wood-fired stove. And he installed it in his 1990 Volvo Station wagon. He did give any sort of reason for this, but one can assume it has something to do with his haircut.