At the urgent request of a young Brit, an architecture firm in the UK has redesigned a chimney to better accommodate Santa Claus and his girth. After examining the chimney in his sleek new home, the very concerned young boy wrote a polite letter to the architect and the developer for help.
The new chimney size, shown in the diagram below, is based on a mathematical formula that calculates the risk factor of trapping Santa. To ensure the chimney will be adequate, a prototype will be tested by a man dressed as Santa the week before the holiday.
Architect designs chimney fit for Santa [BDOnline]
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