Bruno Camara has posted a video tutorial on creating ropes in 3ds Max.
Snappers Facial Rig
Check out the Snappers Facial Rig for Maya, (also available for 3ds Max), featuring incredible detail and controls.
CG Cookie - Advanced Particle Manipulation in 3ds Max
CG Cookie have posted a tutorial that introduces us to advanced particle manipulation in 3ds Max.
Demolition Master is a 3ds Max tool based on Thinknig Particles for the creation of all kinds of destruction.