Because there were no decent laptop coolers on sale at Black Friday.
From the submitter:
My broadband got changed from 10Mbit to 100Mbit and my cheap routers kept burning up.
That computer is never going to overheat ever again.
This is what happens when you get a plumber to fix your air conditioning!
Trying to keep a dying hard drive cool in a pinch, to recover as much data as possible.