Pete Draper has made an 11-part tutorial on creating a tornado using Particle Flow in 3ds Max.
Deformation Cleaner is a modifier for 3ds Max that smooths arbitrary deformations of a model without smoothing the original detail.
Making of Villa Bonafe - Living Room
Evermotion present a modeling and post production tutorial by ADC Visualizations on the making of their Villa Bonafe image.
Take a look at several previews for Project Excalibur, something every 3ds Max should be looking forward to. (Thanks for posting, mushimushi)