Apparently, if tags wrap to a second line in a question listing, the "recent activity by" div gets pushed down an extra line.
I'd say somebody needs to use shorter tags. I mean,
Regardless of the length of the tags, I don't think the question is any more rewarded for being the most attention-grabbing question on the page. If someone were interested in those tags, they're gonna read the question. And, too, if the question is poorly written, then the alleged reward won't be so great.
I don't see a problem with the extra gap, either.
I do agree, however, that the tags are extremely long. Why not shorten the tags when not describing a specific built-in type (as @Michael Stum points out)? For instance:
These are just off the top of my head, but I think they are a reasonable place to start.
Even still, BadImageFormatException can be shortened to an accepted abbreviation: