Art of the people: Fill a glass with hope, a butter sculpture crafted by Jim Victor and Marie Pelton. "People don't understand how [the sculpting] is done --€” it's like magic and just appears," Victor says. "But people understand butter." Courtesy of Jim Victor and Marie Pelton hide caption

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A customer picks up a block of butter at a food store in Tokyo on Nov. 10. Japanese shoppers are up in arms over a serious butter shortage that has forced Tokyo to resort to emergency imports, as some grocers limit sales to one block per customer. Yoshikazu Tsuno/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Japan's Butter Shortage Whips Its Cake Makers Into A Frenzy

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Better With Butter? Here's Why Americans Are Consuming More

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Riley Casagrande churns butter with her dad Jerry Casagrande. Allison Aubrey/NPR hide caption

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How The DIY Butter Trend Got Churning

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A 1,000-pound butter sculpture is unveiled at the 97th Pennsylvania Farm Show in Harrisburg last week. Bradley C. Bower/AP hide caption

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This Butter Sculpture Could Power A Farm For 3 Days

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Denmark Taxes Butter And Fat, But Will It Work?

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