05/02/2011 09:43 am ET Updated Jul 02, 2011

Google's 10 Weirdest Investments

Unlike some tech giants, Google isn't afraid to open its wallet and spend the billions in cash it generates from its lucrative search business.

Sometimes Google makes logical investments, like when it bought YouTube, or Android.

Other times though, Google's decisions leave us scratching our heads.

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