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A woman reads a sign that says, "Due to a shortage of the raw material to make butter, we are not able to supply and sell you this product," attached to an empty refrigerated supermarket shelf in western France. Loic Venance/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Sacré Beurre: France Faces A Butter Shortage

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After the Trump administration and British government announced that passengers flying into the U.S. and Britain on direct flights from a number of majority-Muslim nations must place most electronic devices in their checked bags, Royal Jordanian airlines released a list of 12 things passengers could do on a long flight without their favorite device. Khalil Mazraawi/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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What To Do Without A Laptop On A Long Flight

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From happy Neolithic-era accident to inspiration for student protests to tabletop staple, butter has had quite the ride over the past 10,000 years. A new book tells the story. Lew Rovertson/Getty Images/StockFood hide caption

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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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