Why did we write it? Because they don't teach it in school. There are basic skills that every person MUST know in order to function in the real world-and it's all "Cool Stuff." We like to refer to these skills as the "fundamentals of life." In sports, the difference in winning and losing can simply be your grasp of the game's fundamentals. Whether we play sports or not, we're all participants in the game we call "life." Do we want to win this game? Of course we do!Here's the problem: We can have all the enthusiasm and all the passion in the world, but if we don't get the basics down first, all that energy is wasted. The same is true for life. Without knowing the fundamentals you'll probably get hurt and you definitely won't be having fun. "Cool Stuff" they should teach in school offers these fundamental skills of life in a fun, easy-to-read format. After all, why stumble into the real world when you can cruise in . with styyyyle?Healy, Kent D. is the author of '"Cool Stuff" They Should Teach in School Cruise into the real world ...with styyyyle', published 2005 under ISBN 9780976025801 and ISBN 0976025809.