Here is a promo and an overview video for Asperity, a new RayFire feature that adds more detail to geometry.
Blow up Stuff with 3ds Max
Louis Marcoux takes us through one process of blowing stuff up in 3ds Max.
iToo have released RailClone 1.2.5, a 3ds Max plugin for parametric modeling based on custom geometry.
Alessandro Cangelosi has launched r|shaders 1.0, a collection of procedural materials for 3ds Max.