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Diners find such menu favorites as steak and potatoes, mac and cheese, burgers and fries, and old fashioned baked pies. It’s what scientists have termed a ‘grand minimum’ — a particularly low point in what is otherwise a steady 11-year cycle.
In April 2012, Bynes shocked fans when she was arrested on suspicion of DUI after getting into a fender-bender with police not long after her 26th birthday.
Here's a quick timeline of Bynes' life and career:" border="0" height="360" id="article Gallery Photo001" style="margin:0 auto;" width="640"/Amanda Bynes has been famous since landing a role on Nickelodeon's sketch comedy show "All That" at age 10.
But in recent years she's been better known for legal trouble and tweeting strange statements and photos, leading to speculation about her mental health.
" border="0" height="360" id="article Gallery Photo0013" style="margin:0 auto;display:none" width="640"/By September, Bynes reportedly had her car impounded and was cited for driving on a suspended license.
Early in 2013, Bynes generated plenty of press with a new look that included long blond hair and apparent cheek piercings.