Element 3D V2
Video Copilot have released Element 3D V2, their advanced 3D object and particle render engine for After Effects.
Video Copilot - Translucent Glass Tutorial
Video Copilot have posted a tutorial on creating a 3d glass effect in After Effects.
Environment Tips for Element 3D
Andrew Kramer has posted a new tutorial that shows how to control 3D backgrounds inside Element 3D for After Effects.