Bruno Camara has posted a video tutorial on creating ropes in 3ds Max.
3ds Max 2015 Extension 1
Autodesk have released Extension 1 for 3ds Max 2015, introducing several new features like OpenSubdiv support.
Rayfire Tutorial - Column Demolition
Mir Vadim has released a Rayfire tutorial on column demolition in 3ds Max.
Freelancer artist John Martini has released Welder 1.0, a script for 3ds Max that creates welds between intersecting geometry.