Why does TheVerge.com load so slow?

Hi all,

I've had this trouble for a while now, on my iPad the verge main website loads quite slow. I thought this may have been a mobile thing but I've tried it with multiple conditions below and it seems to be on iOs only. Essentially I will load up the Verge page and one of three things will happen:

- Site loads fine, albeit slow

- Site appears blank with a refresh looking icon in the page

- Load site but change to different tab while loading, come back and it will require a refresh to load again

Maybe it's time to get a dedicated Verge app for iPad?

Tests Performed

- Tried it on two different home networks

- Used to happen on my iPad 1, still happens on my IPad 3

- Windows Phone and Android devices work fine