Literally meaning 'earth divination', where divination (for example of the future) is done through markings on the ground or through the placement of rocks, sand, and soil. It can also be used to describe the careful placing of buildings or other objects to ensure their future success.
Fact of the Day
During the Napoleonic Wars, the Royal Navy used c. 80,000 barrels of gunpowder every year.
Quote of the Day
"The only true wisdom is in knowing you know nothing. "