Technically there is no world's oldest bomb in existence since, of course, it's exploded. However, if you were hanging out in Berlin at German Chancellor Angela Merkel's office today, you were privy to the info first that there very well could have been an explosion of the malicious type in your general area. What was so strange about this bomb, other than it was delivered on a day that the Chancellor was in Belgium, not her office in Berlin, that day? The fact that it contained an explosive device employing black powder, a material science argues may be the first to ever be used as an explosive - now generally only used for fireworks.
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