Check out the showreel for RayFire, a plugin for 3ds Max.
Grant Warwick Interview
Evermotion have interviewed Grant Warwick about his courses, love/hate relationship with 3ds Max and V-Ray.
Terrain for 3ds Max
You can generate landscapes from real world elevation data with the Terrain plugin for 3ds Max.
The NYC 3ds Max User Group Master Classes
The NYC 3ds Max User Group are holding their first day of Master Classes on the 29th of September.