Wills of the rich and vengeful.
Russian novelist extrodinaire Nicolaiewich Tolstoy in 1910, the year of his death, bequeathed his posessions to the stump of a tree.
Asia’s richest woman, Nina Wang is shown here with her feng shui master, Chan Chun Chuen in the 1980’s. When Wang died of cancer, she bequeathed her $4 billion estate to her fortune teller, Tony Chan.
Comic book creator, Mark Gruenwald, died August 12, 1996 after suffering a heart attack. He left instructions in his will to be cremated and asked heirs to blend his ashes with ink. The ink was used to write a 100-page book, containing a 12 part series of his comic "Squadron Supreme." The 4,000 copis of Gruenwald’s ink-and-ashes edition were distributed in 1997.
Irish playwright George Bernard Shaw died in 1950. He bequeathed his millions to anyone who could come up with a better alphabet. He insisted it have at least 40 "letters" that could be used to rewrite the English language without all the oddities we deal with in the 26 character alphabet .
Via: ABC News