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It's the end of the world

These days it's impossible to avoid talk of the apocalypse. YouTube offers hundreds of thousands of clips that warn viewers about their fate and advise them how to survive. And Hollywood has been cashing in with blockbuster apocalyptic films that explore everything from plagues and nuclear warfare to aliens and zombies.

The summer of 2013 is going to see an inordinate number of end-of-the-world films, including "This Is The End," "Pacific Rim" and the highly-anticipated Brad Pitt movie, "World War Z." (Perhaps Pitt should read our guide to surviving a zombie outbreak.)

With that much screen time devoted to the end of the world, it raises a natural question: Where should you go if all hell breaks loose? We've got some options for you. (Text: Laura Moss)