Adam Piore (b. 1970) is a freelance journalist who focuses on science, international business, and travel. A former correspondent and editor for Newsweek, he has also written for Bloomberg Business, GQ , and Scientific American, among other magazines. Piore is the author of The Accidental Terrorist: A California Accountant's Coup d'Etat (2012). The following report appeared in 2014 in Nautilus, which calls itself a "different kind of science magazine."