A blow to the solar plexus system

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A blow to the solar plexus system

Post by neufer » Mon Mar 15, 2010 2:13 pm

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Celiac_plexus wrote:
<<The celiac or solar plexus, is a complex network of nerves (a plexus) located in the abdomen, where the celiac trunk, superior mesenteric artery, and renal arteries branch from the abdominal aorta. It is dorsal to the stomach and the omental bursa, and in front of the crura of the diaphragm, on the level of the first lumbar vertebra, L1.

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A blow to the stomach is not really to the solar plexus itself being referred to, but rather the region where it is located. A blow to the stomach can upset this region. This can cause the diaphragm to spasm, resulting in difficulty in breathing—a sensation commonly known as "getting the wind knocked out of you".>>
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Enric Rovira's Planetarium. Rovira's chocolate rendition of our solar system:
  • The Sun's ganache is made with Williams pear liquor.
    Mercury is symbolized by a truffle of caramel and spices;
    Venus by an almond praline;
    Earth by a white chocolate truffle with salt and pepper;
    Mars by an Earl Grey tea;
    Jupiter by a dark chocolate truffle with orange caramel;
    Saturn by a chocolate lemon truffle;
    Uranus by a dark chocolate truffle with bitter Campari;
    Neptune by a dark chocolate coffee truffle; and
    Pluto by an almond praline with fried corn.
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Re: A blow to the solar plexus system

Post by rstevenson » Mon Mar 15, 2010 3:38 pm

YUM!

If I consumed it all in one sitting, would that make me a black hole?

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Re: A blow to the solar plexus system

Post by neufer » Mon Mar 15, 2010 3:49 pm

rstevenson wrote:YUM!
If I consumed it all in one sitting, would that make me a black hole?
It all depends on whether or not Neil deGrasse Tyson refilled Pluto with Pluto water.

http://asterisk.apod.com/vie ... 75#p116828
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Re: A blow to the solar plexus system

Post by rstevenson » Mon Mar 15, 2010 3:52 pm

With that much chocolate in one sitting, the Pluto water would be redundant, I imagine. :mrgreen:

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Re: A blow to the solar plexus system

Post by neufer » Mon Mar 15, 2010 5:28 pm

rstevenson wrote:YUM! If I consumed it all in one sitting, would that make me a black hole?
It might just make you a planet:
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Planet wrote:
<<A planet (from Greek πλανήτης, alternative form of πλάνης "wanderer")
is a celestial body orbiting a star or stellar remnant that is
massive enough to be rounded by its own gravity,
is not massive enough to cause thermonuclear fusion, and
has cleared its neighbouring region of planetesimals.>>

http://www.nypost.com/p/news/local/nj_w ... 3yjEWaxx9N
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