This was a “blast” to read, Sal! Just to add to the discourse, after the Chinese figured out that gunpowder wasn’t the elixir of life, they used it to make pretty creative weapons. I wrote about over here if you’re interested! 💣

https://medium.com/history-of-yesterday/5-creatively-destructive-weapons-from-ancient-chinese-warfare-72ba73000f87

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