This wouldn't really solve anything. They run a scripted program that produces these post. All they would have to do to bypass your suggestion is to put a delay within the script file. But keep the ideas flowing.
I think the main problems are lack of funding and manpower, skill sets, and the right people do not care about the functionality of the site. They make their money on the magazine. I'm sure the site produces some money through advertising but not like the magazine.