The Las Vegas Strip, Before and During Earth Hour

As the world turned off its lights for one hour last Saturday in a fleeting concern for Earth, even the blindingly luminescent Las Vegas strip joined in. Here it is with the lights off:

The Las Vegas Strip, Before and During Earth Hour

Apparently, the sight wasn't enough to stop traffic. Here are the shots one more time in handy, animated gif form...like someone just flicked a switch and Vegas went black.

The Las Vegas Strip, Before and During Earth Hour

[Getty Images, inspired by The Big Picture]