The bad thing about being a UX designer is that you recognize poor design all over the place. The good thing is that you take the issues as design challenges, and come up with better solutions.
Several times a week, I visit the Roller home page of blogs.oracle.com. Without summarizing all my usability and design findings, let me simply present my modifications in a way that does not bother me anymore.
Some of the benefits:
The update just involves changes to a cascading style sheet. Firefox / Chrome / Opera users can install the Stylish extension to apply my CSS patch as well.
Then you can get the patch via userstyles.org - oracle-blogs-home.