For some reason, Gizmodo republished this post, turning it into a DIY project. I have not submitted this project to Gizmodo and obviously, this project is not a DIY (as you can read below).
Sometimes, cool looking fans are cheaper than you might think. I found this PC power supply fan and ripped out all unnecessary bits and pieces, only leaving the fan inside. I replaced the power supply with an adapter that matches the fan. I own quite some design fans, but I have to admit that this is going to be my top piece for this summer; desk get ready, coolness is nearby!