Top 5 Things People Rarely Pass Down, But Should


Your Body

Of course, this suggestion isn't for everyone, but if you can get past the unpleasant thought of having your body dissected, donating it to medical science is an act of enormous generosity, both to society and to your loved ones.

Society benefits because cadavers are crucial for organ and bone transplants, as well as for medical research of all kinds. To bequeath your body means that your death could save lives -- not only is this a powerful legacy to leave behind, but it also sets an extraordinary example for your heirs.

Even better, in most cases the medical establishment will take care of interment expenses, so your funeral won't cost a penny!