The Stanley Hotel in Estes Park is best known for hosting horror novelist Stephen King, inspiring him to write "The Shining." As we watch horror movies in the days leading up to Halloween, I'm going to share with you 5 Interesting Facts About the Shining you may (or may not) have known.
Not as mind blowing as the other facts, but pulverized styrofoam was used to film falling snow. Over 900 tons of dendritic dairy salt was used to simulate snow on the ground.
Dendritic salt has a low bulk density and a greater surface area than other salts. It is commonly used in soap making and commercial kitchens.