Video Copilot have posted a tutorial on creating a 3d glass effect in After Effects.
Creating a Meteor VFX Shot in After Effects
Digital-Tutors have released a free tutorial on how to create a meteor VFX shot in After Effects.
3D Pre-Compose Script for After Effects
Get a free 3d pre-compose script for After Effects, courtesy of Video Copilot.
Video Copilot - Advanced Spin FX Tutorial
Check out this cool tutorial from Video Copilot on creating dynamic spin effects in After Effects without any plugins.