Clovis Gay demonstrates snow projection with projection direction in this new video.
Pipe Dream Script for 3ds Max
Pipe Dream is a script for 3ds Max that generates random sci-fi pipes.
Snappers Facial Rig
Check out the Snappers Facial Rig for Maya, (also available for 3ds Max), featuring incredible detail and controls.
Creating Volcano Smoke - Tutorial
CG Cookie have a cool two part tutorial on creating a smoking volcano with FumeFX in 3ds Max.