Friday August 17, 2012 | 10:38 AM

First came the iPhone 4S with Siri. Then the waterless toilet of the future.

And now ... an invisible bike helmet?

From the "How did they think of that" file come two women who are out to save the world - or at least the world bikers inhabit - with their fashionable invention. It's a helmet that you don't even know is there until you need it.

Watch the video and learn. And then think about whether you'd be willing to turn in your current cycling headwear for something like this:

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