A sincere guide to surviving the apocalypse

Deputy Prime Minister Numan Kurtulmus told Anadolu news agency Tuesday that the conflict in Syria will be the flashpoint for World War III as global superpowers have begun to back opposing sides.

"If this proxy war continues, after this, let me be clear, America and Russia will come to a point of war," he said.

People have been predicting a nuclear war that will decimate the planet ever since the U.S. dropped an atomic bomb in Japan in 1945.

When tension picked up between the U.S. and Russia during the Cold War, seven other countries developed nuclear weapons -- Britain, France, China, India, Pakistan, Israel and North Korea.

If World War III truly does become reality and these countries face nuclear warfare, there are a few serious tips that could make your survival more likely, per News.com.au.

1. Stay south to avoid nuclear warfare

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