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Norway Runs Out of Butter

Everything tastes better with butter, but this is going too far. Norwegians have gobbled up Norway's entire stockpile of butter. A hugely popular fad diet that emphasizes high-fats and low-carbs is sweeping the country. Butter is now selling on Norway’s top auction website at about four times the normal price: a 250-gram piece starts at around $13. What will they be serving for the Nobel Peace Prize ceremony Saturday?

December 9, 2011 9:31 AM