Ben Carson Admits That His Autobiography Isn't '100% Accurate,' But It's Close Enough 

It’s been a bad month for Ben Carson, and the month is only a few days old. First there were reports that a stabbing incident the candidate recalled in his autobiography, Gifted Hands, might be fabricated. Then there was Politico’s report that Carson lied about being offered a scholarship to West Point. And finally a …

The U.S. Army Had a Beard Contest In 1941, and These Are the Entries

In 1941, just months before the attack on Pearl Harbor, the men at Fort Stotsenburg in the Philippines had a beard contest. “The Unwritten Record,” a blog run by The National Archives, wrote about the recent find, saying the charming footage was “nestled among shots of city streets and training exercises.”