Health & Beauty
Revealed: What Americans Will Look Like in 2050
Our genetic melting pot is poised to render an awfully beautiful result
By analyzing data from the U.S. Census Bureau (by the year 2060, it's predicted that non-Hispanic whites will no longer be the majority in America), the magazine was able to compile a slew of photographs depicting what our looks are morphing into and, man, are we becoming a physically beautiful nation. (On the outside anyway.)
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With the increase of multiracial couplings and subsequent offspring comes new ways for people to identify; Blaxican, Juskimo, Filatino, Chicanese and Korgentinian are becoming more and more commonplace. Our world is no longer simply "black" and "white."
NatGeo reports, questions like "what are you?" are common but those on the receiving end are empowered; "I just say I'm brown," McKenzi McPherson, 9, says. "And I think, why do you want to know?"
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