Stackexchange's 'column layout' leaves over 50% of my screen space unused. I can understand this is for design purposes, and in most cases it's not a problem.
However, especially on 'sub stacks' like stackoverflow where a lot of code fragments are used in posts, it becomes a problem.
Here's what I mean: [Click here for full resolution screenshot]
Especially when reading through code that doesn't fit horizontally in the narrow single column layout that stackexchange imposes on us, this is extremely inconvenient.
Can this be made optional, so that users of non-mobile devices have the possibility to use all or at least more of their precious screen real estate?