No BS, a homemade non-compressor based "5 gallon bucket" air conditioner for about $15 that really works.  Easy easy!

Summers are hot in south Louisiana, and AC bills will be headed through the roof.  Cool off with this very inexpensive and easy to make homemade air conditioner.

You'll need a five gallon bucket, a liner, under $3 worth of PVC pipe, and a cheap fan.  A drill and cutting knife are just about all you need to get the job done.  Add ice and you'll have a portable air conditioner that really works!