In Basking Ridge, New Jersey, a strange hole recently appeared in an unsuspecting lawn. This spontaneous divot has fascinated residents and local news anchors, spinning dark, eldritch dreams of meteorites and UFOs. Plus, witness the wannest Smallville joke ever made.

What could have created this prime-time-newsworthy hole, which is "18 inches deep and roughly the size of a coffee table?" This is a pressing mystery that must be solved before it's too late.