Monday, June 30, 2008

You just might be a redneck, if ...

With the annual Global Warming extravaganza upon us, or as we bitter non-elites call it, "summer", we all know that driving without A/C can be a sweltering experience. But what to do if your A/C's on the fritz and you can't afford to fix it? One poor (but enterprising) Houston engineer has devised a solution:
HOUSTON -- Scott Dawson, a civil engineering graduate from the University of Houston, decided after three years of driving around Houston without air conditioning in his car was long enough. So instead of spending $1,200 to fix the air conditioning on a car he planned on getting rid of soon, he bolted a home window A/C unit to the roof and wired it to the car.

Hey, I didn't say it was a sleek, aerodynamic solution, did I? :)

Of course, Mr. Engineer's solution is still better looking that this:


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