I agree with you. imho, Tips/Tricks deserve the same rating system as articles.
"What do humans depend on: words ! We're suspended in language: we can never say what's up: or, down. We must communicate experience and ideas, but in ways that do not become ambiguous, and lose objectivity.
For parallels to quantum theory: we must turn to psychology, or to paradoxes thinkers like Buddha and Lao Tzu illuminated, examining reality, as both observer, and actor, in human life's small-scale micro-cosmic drama."
Trying to view an article in IE8 doesn't seem to be working at the moment. Initially the article displays normally, but after a half second or so, everything collapses to a column about one and one-half inches wide in the center of the page (headers, side bar menu and footers stay ok. Looks OK in Firefox...
Actually, it looks as if the article is completely obscured by a microsoft ad in that 1-1/2 " column...more Metro crap.
"People who bite the hand that feeds them usually lick the boot that kicks them." Eric Hoffer
"The failure mode of 'clever' is 'a**hole'" John Scalzi
"Only buzzards feed on their friends" Patrick Dorinson