More airlines allow fare holds that prevent you from missing that awesome fleet-footed fare (the airline’s version of a “call option”)
The 1999 film, “The Matrix” popularized a cinema technique called “Bullet Time,” and since has been used in countless films, TV shows, video games and ads. Whether you’ve seen The Matrix or not, you’ve seen the technique. It’s where they slow down a fast moving object–like the firing of a bullet–and move slowly around that moving object observing it from a range of different angles.
It gave you time to stop and analyze what was happening, and take in the big picture, before real time resumed.