Google sure loves buying stuff…

Google’s bubbling cauldron of cash and awesome collection of assets are infinitely deep compared to most businesses, and the folks at the Meet The Boss website have come up with a creative way to show off the company’s vast set of acquisitions and investments.

They’ve also posted up a short history of the company’s meteoritic rise to near-ubiquity, from their humble(ish) beginnings at Stanford back in January 1996.

Click on the map below to see the full size image and marvel at the mahoosive list of Google’s acquisitions and investments up to Q3 2009.

Google loves buying stuff