Extinction! IN THE YEAR 2005, the Oxford Hair Foundation predicted that due to globalization and population intermixing, by the year 2100, the recessive gene which causes red hair would be... EXTINCT. IN THE YEAR 2009, we redheads have taken matters into our own hands. A world without redheads is no kind of world we are going to let happen. If heads have to roll, well, they sure as hell won't be red... heads.