The future might bring…

September 15th, 2012 by rimkus3deividas3s

Usually everyone‘s future belongs just on themselves. Even in our childhood we were thinking about it. We were dreaming about our jobs and what we will look like or how many kids we will have. However, having grown up a little bit, we make other plans: we try to achieve good results in education in order to get a good job. Now I am deep in thought about my future. I Want to finish school with good results and later enter the university and work at the place I have always wanted to. I have always been thinking and I will, that it is meaningless to guess the future. It comes faster than we expect and it might be different from that, what you believed in. Hovewer, the future was and will be the most popular theme for journalists and writers. Now , you can find a lot of old articles on the Internet where people are trying to write about the future.

Imagine: you just think about calling and talking with your friend when your mobile phone immediately rings at without touch. In the future, it may be that a person will come up to the ATM, will have a look at the screen and it will recognize his face or form, by scanning the iris of the eye. You will no longer need a bank PIN and credit card. That such technologies are not a miracle was confirmed by our scientists who are contributing to technological progress.

Soon, everyone will be able to get a huge amount of information at reasonable prices, but then we will face the problem of information overload. We will have to create smart databases and devices that will extract the most important information. We can imagine that in the future we will be able to have our own devices, which will regularly and comprehensively monitor our body’s activities. Medications will be invented that will treat currently incurable diseases as well as vaccines which will protect against infectious diseases.

What is the future for our country? Lithuania is not a big country, but each country‘s most valuable asset – its people. While the world population is growing rapidly, in Lithuania it is the opposite – the decline. Currently, Lithuania is home to some 3.4 million inhabitants. If all small and large Lithuanian people joined hands, they would still surround the entire territory of Lithuania, but how long will it be? 12 years ago in Lithuania were 3.7 million people. Why is the population rapidly declining in our country? What happened? And the most important question is what is waiting for us in the future? In recent years, there were more people dying than born. A little bit earlier, the traditional Lithuanian family used to have about two or three children, but now, it has just one or two kids. The other very important reason which couses the decrease of population is emigration. Why are our countrymen leaving their native land, their friends, intimates, home? There is only one answer – these people are looking for better living conditions, which were created due to technological progress.

I bedieve that technological developments will make our life easier and improve our living standards.

Communication

May 7th, 2012 by rimkus3deividas3s

There are a lot of means of communication in our days.The most popular are: mobile telephones, letters, the Internet, telegraph (in the past) and so on. People were searching for different ways to give the information in the past. The people carried the letters and the messages from one part to another, and it was the simplest way. The means of communication were improved, but some of them we have as well. The most popular means of communication are mobilephones and the Internet. It is because that they are the quickest and simplest of all. The telegraph is nolonger used in present, but we send letters when we want to deliver some important documents. The most popular means of communication is the Internet today. It is very easy to send photos, files, different letters in this way. The other popular means of communication is the mobilephone. We can‘t imagine our world without the telephone. It is very popular everywhere. It is very simple to use it, because you can reach the opponent everywhere and every time. Mobilephone is available to eveybody. The consumer can choose the best payment plan. You can send messages and talk a lot. It is very popular between young people. A mobilepnhone is the most popular means of communication today.
by Deividas Rimkus and Roberta stirbytė.

Emigration from Lithuania

March 8th, 2012 by rimkus3deividas3s

By Deividas Rimkus, Šilutės pirmoji gimnazija/Lithuania.

From the old times people have been emigrating from Lithuania. Nowadays it is becoming the biggest problem in our country. People emigrate because they want to have a better life, better speciality and better payment for the work.They do so, for this reason Lithuania is going to lose a lot of good quality workers who live here.

According to statistics people most emigrate to the UK and Ireland. These countries are attractive to the Lithuanians. In 2009 more than a third of the Lithuanians moved to live in the UK.

Emigrants are often from 20 to 34, and due to this, every eighth emigrant is a child under 18. We can make the conclusion that young families are leaving our country because they are looking for a better life.

There are a lot of cases when parents leave their infants to foster-parent and it is very painful. Parents often leave their children to grandparents, aunts, uncles, their brothers and sisters, but there are a lot of cases when parents leave their children to friends or neighbours.

In our region according to statistics in 2010 parents left 117 kids in charge of other people and very often these children are from villages (60), but also from towns (57).The age of the abandoned children are from 10 to 14.

When parents leave their children, they do much harm to them. Children feel lonely, they retire into themselves and a lot of other things happen to them. They begin to find friends who are left by their parents too. These children start to drink, smoke or do worse things.

So, the problem of emigration is very big in Lithuania. First of all we can make a conclusion that people wouldn‘t move from Lithuania if they didn‘t have problems. But if they decided to do it parents should take their children with them.

Here is our survey.

Deividas Rimkus and Roberta Stirbytė

Active leisure time in Lithuania

November 26th, 2011 by rimkus3deividas3s

There are many different ways to spend your free time in Lithuania. People find very interesting activities to do in their spare time, but mostly it depends on the season. It’s easier to find activities in summer, but when someone wants to express himself it’s possible to do it even in the cold weather conditions, you just need to find an activity which gives you pleasure.

You can fill your free time by having  interesting hobbies, holiday or if you play any kind of sport. It‘s even hard to say how many different kinds of sport exist and sport takes a very important part of our everyday life. The most popular sport in Lithuania is basketball. In Lithuania this team started to play this game in 1920 and the first basketball match took place in Kaunas 1922, 23 April. In Lithuania here was a European basketball championship and Lithuania took the 5th place. Other popular sports are football, boxing, tennis, swimming, fitness, sailing, cycling, etc.

I guess everyone agrees that active leisure time takes a lot of energy, but gives us new adventures, feelings, memories and confidence.

Communication

November 26th, 2011 by rimkus3deividas3s

There are a lot of means of communication in our days.The most popular are: mobile telephones, letters, the Internet, telegraph (in the past) and so on. People were searching for different ways to give the information in the past. The people carried the letters and the messages from one part to another, and it was the simplest way. The means of communication were improved, but some of them we have as well. The most popular means of communication are mobilephones and the Internet. It is because that they are the quickest and simplest of all. The telegraph is nolonger used in present, but we send letters when we want to deliver some important documents. The most popular means of communication is the Internet today. It is very easy to send photos, files, different letters in this way. The other popular means of communication is the mobilephone. We can‘t imagine our world without the telephone. It is very popular everywhere. It is very simple to use it, because you can reach the opponent everywhere and every time. Mobilephone is available to eveybody. The consumer can choose the best payment plan. You can send messages and talk a lot. It is very popular between young people. A mobilepnhone is the most popular means of communication today .