I know it's been a long winter here in south Louisiana, but you already know it's going to be hot in no time. Check out how you can stay cool for really cheap this summer with a homemade air conditioner.
According to Home Science Ideas all you need is a 5 gallon bucket some PVC pipe, a little fan, a solar panel, a ice chest liner and ice, and you're on your way to a cooler summer.
I love how simple parts can save you money, or keep you cool while you work outside this summer. This could be a great tool for hurricanes. I wish I had it during Katrina. I wouldn't have sweated 50 lbs off.
If you're trying to find all the parts he used, it's all in the links above. I hope this helps you out during the hot summer days this year.